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Requisite containers

Hazardous Waste Management provides all the containers you need usually free of charge.

To ensure either the safe handling of hazardous materials, or to maximize disposal options, the use of these containers is encouraged and sometimes enforced.

For safety reasons, do NOT overfill the containers. Also, make sure to enter the information on the supplied label LEGIBLY and COMPLETELY.

Solid radioactive waste

Steel pail

Use: liquid scintillation vials (LSVs), solid radioactive waste.
Supplied with: lid & label
Special notes:

  • For safety reasons, do not overfill.
  • Ensure that label is filled-out appropriately.
  • Container is to be used only for its intended purpose.

dry radioactive materials

Cardboard box

Use: dry solid waste
Supplied with: label and plastic bag
Special notes:

  • For safety reasons, do not overfill.
  • Ensure that label is filled-out appropriately.
  • No liquids
  • Container is to be used only for its intended purpose.

dry radioactive materials

4L or 1L polyethylene containers

Use: dry solid waste
Supplied with: Label & lid
Special notes:

  • For safety reasons, do not fill to more than 3/4.
  • Ensure that label is filled out appropriately.

4L container for solid or liquid radioactive waste

 

Liquid radioactive waste

4L or 1L polyethylene containers

Use: radioactive liquids
Supplied with: Label, lid and gelifying agent (4L only)
Special notes:

  • For safety reasons, do not fill to more than 3/4.
  • Ensure that label is filled out appropriately.

4L container for solid or liquid radioactive waste

 

Empty radioisotope vials

1L polyethylene container

Use: empty and clean wipe tested radioisotope vials.
Supplied with: Label & lid
Special notes:

  • myLab number is not required for empty vials.
  • Ensure that label is filled out appropriately.
  • Wipe test is mandatory