Waste Disposal

For external disposal of biohazard waste, complete the Hazardous Waste Disposal Workorder form. Forward the completed form to the EHS Office.  It is recommended that the designated shipper/receiver for your department (i.e., Transportation of Dangerous Goods certified) coordinate disposal of biohazard waste on a monthly basis.

Biohazard waste must be described on the workorder form as follows:

Shipping Name: "Biohazard Waste" or as "Sharps" (as applicable)
P.I.N.: UN 3291
D.G. Class: 6.2, 9.2
Packing Group: II
Risk Group: I through IV
Specify: infectious or non-infectious; anatomical or non-anatomical (i.e., blood/blood products, clinical equipment or sharps)