red bag waste


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red bag waste

Medical refuse, including potentially infectious materials and other hazardous products, that is placed in special containers to prevent them from contaminating the environment or spreading disease.
See also: waste
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By using the GE Healthcare +PLUSPAK(TM) polymer bottle, a radiology department can reduce the weight of its contrast media red bag waste by over 75%.
This, along with a rigorous monitoring system and strategic placement of waste bins, dramatically reduced the amount of red bag waste at Beth Israel for a cost savings of 60%.
"Even if there was no visible contamination, it was considered infectious and tossed in with the other red bag waste and incinerated," she said.