Reusable sharps container gets FDA approval

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Reusable sharps container gets FDA approval
Reusable sharps container gets FDA approval

Rehrig Healthcare announced its SharpsTank® Reusable Sharps Container Model TS received Food and Drug Administration approval to market the device as an FDA 510(k) cleared Class II medical device. 

The 4.9-gallon container can be used by healthcare workers in any place sharps disposal is needed. Features include minimal moving parts, reinforced handles, smooth interiors for easy cleaning, and textured exterior surfaces for easy removal of adhesive labels after each use. It has been tested and cleared for 600 cycles in a reusable environment.