Frequently Answered Questions
Why using sharps containers?
Sharps containers are a fundamental safety product for medical and veterinary staff members, which use dangerous and potentially infectious tools such as needles, syringes and scalpels. Incorrect disposal and improper use of these tools is the cause of most of the accidents that occur in the hospital sector, often with serious consequences.
The high quality and ease of use of APmedical products reduce the risks associated with the use of medical instruments in operating rooms and all connected environments.
Why are there round and square containers?
Operating for years in all the major markets of the world, APmedical has developed the most complete range in the sector. Different shapes and closing systems allow us to satisfy the most disparate requests, providing our partners with the best and most varied options. A single feature connects all the items in our range: the very high production and use quality.
Why do the containers have a temporary and a permanent closure?
What is the double lid for? Why is there glue?
Why all these certifications? What kind of tests are performed on the containers? Is quality really that important?
– Drop test
– Perforation test
– Liquid tightness test
These tests are necessary to ensure the perfect sturdiness and resistance of the containers to the most common shocks during their average use and transport; the refined production process and the quality of the materials are essential elements to allow users to operate in complete safety.
Why are the containers yellow? Are there any other colours?
What must be written on the label?
The labelling is a fundamental element of the container, as it contains all the main information for use. APmedical is able to provide customized labels in different languages, respecting the mandatory information: UN code, filling level, biohazard symbol, container capacity. The label is pad printed on the container during moulding, ensuring precision in positioning and hygiene during use.