Cardinal Health / Covidien 2 Gal Sharps Container


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Quantity: Single Container
Sale price$15.99
In stock (1838 units), ready to be shipped


The Cardinal Health 2 Gallon Red Sharps Container with Rotor Lid, (formerly Covidien 8970), is a multi-purpose, puncture-resistant sharps container to properly store hazardous waste from used needles. The lid features an adjustable rotating opening to accommodate a variety of sharp sizes. It is a 2-gallon container to provide adequate storage space. It comes with holders and brackets to mount the container to free up counter space. It's easy to see through the container's opaque red pigment to know the level. The sticker provides a maximum fill line. The Sharps container 8970 is used for either temporary or permanent storage. When ready for final disposal, there is a safety lock feature to prevent opening.

The sharps container is available for purchase individually or a case of 20. When purchasing by the case the containers are stackable making it easy to stock up when purchasing for a hospital or clinic.

Features and Benefits:

  • Double Locking Enclosure to Prevent Access
  • Easy Assembly
  • Mounting Capability
  • Puncture Resistant Material
  • Easy Viewing
  • Can be Nested
  • Rotating Lid to Insert a Variety of Sizes
  • Locks for Disposal


  • Quantity: Each
  • Material: Plastic
  • Color: Red
  • Size: 2 Gallon
  • Length: 10 Inches
  • Width: 10.5 Inches
  • Depth: 1.25 Inches
  • Application: Safe Disposal of Needles and Syringes
  • Puncture and Leak Resistant - Strong polypropylene construction meets or exceeds industry standards
  • Locking Lids - Help keep contents secure for final disposal
  • Autoclave/Incinerator Safe - Containers are Autoclave Safe up to a maximum of 280°F (137°C). When properly incinerated, containers emit only carbon dioxide and water
  • Optional Wall Mounting Brackets and large container cart with locking casters
  • Typical areas of use: Operating Room, Emergency Room, Same Day Surgery, Primary Care treatment areas, Patient Room, Phlebotomy labs, Chemistry & Hematology, Pathology, Toxicology, Microbiology, Immunization, Drug Screening or wherever Biohazardous Sharps exist

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