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Needles and Syringes

  • Only sterile, disposable needles, syringes, catheters, and intravenous administration sets shall be used.
  • Used needles, scalpel blades, microhematocrit tubes, catheter stylets, and other sharp objects shall be placed in special containers to minimize injury to personnel.
  • Needles should not be recapped.
  • Needles and syringes shall be disposed of as required by state law.