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Clinical Waste

Cromwell are proud suppliers of clinical waste sacks, including yellow, orange and tiger-striped bags. 

For use by healthcare, clinical and specialist waste collection companies, Cromwell Polythene’s UN-accredited clinical waste sacks ensure compliance with European legislation for the collection, transport, and disposal of appropriate wastes, as detailed in the European Waste Catalogue (EWC) classification 18 01 – wastes from natal care, diagnosis, treatment, or prevention of disease in humans.

Clinical waste for alternative treatment or incineration is classified as Dangerous Goods, sacks for medical waste must be certified to meet the UN packages standard and be marked with a valid certification mark that identifies the type of waste, design weight, year of manufacture, and certificate holder. The Vehicle Certification Agency is the UK authority for the issue of certificates for Approved Dangerous Goods Packaging, a register of certifications can be found here: 

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Clinical Waste - which bag is best - colour guide
Having the UN Accreditation on your clinical waste sacks will ensure these bags with help ensure excellent standards for the safe collection, transportation, treatment, and disposal of healthcare waste. UN coding will help you assist buyers and users of clinical waste bags, helping them to understand and identify genuine UN certificate approval markings, and providing a list of current certificate of packaging approval numbers for reassurance they are buying or using fully compliant bags.

Clinical Waste Sacks - Incineration

Code Description Size (mm) Recycled Content Packing MNBW (kg) Enquire
IN090F0 90L 8kg UN (361)x711x990 40% 200pcs/carton (8 rolls x 25pcs) 4.88 kg
IN090A0 90L 20kg UN (370)x711x965 60% 200 pieces (10 rolls x 20 pcs 8.64 kg

Clinical Waste Sacks - Alternative Treatment

Code Description Size (mm) Recycled Content Packing MNBW (kg) Enquire
AT0900F0 90L 8kg UN (361)x711x990 40% 200pcs/carton (8 rolls x 25pcs) 4.88 kg
AT090A0 90L 20kg UN (370)x711x965 60% 200 pieces (10 rolls x 20 pcs 8.64 kg

Clinical Waste Sacks - Landfill

Code Description Size (mm) Recycled Content Packing MNBW (kg) Enquire
TG030E0 30L Yellow Tiger Stripe Sack (220)x432x635mm 97% 500pcs (10 rolls x 50pcs) 4.75kg
TG080E0 80L 10kg CHSA Tiger Stripe (380)x737x850 35% 400pcs/carton (16 rolls x 25pcs) 4.73 kg
TG080C0 80L Tiger Stripe (380)x740x915 95% 200pcs/carton (8 rolls x 25pcs) 7.89 kg

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