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Delaware EPA State Definitions

Classifications of Waste

Infectious wastes are special solid wastes that may cause human disease and may reasonably be suspected of harboring human pathogenic organisms, or may pose a substantial present or potential hazard to human health or the environment when improperly treated, stored, transported, disposed of or otherwise managed. Types of solid wastes designated as infectious include but are not necessarily limited to the following: Biological wastes; Sharps; Discarded Biologicals; Isolation Wastes; and Other infectious wastes

Types of Wastes

Biological wastes; Sharps; Discarded Biologicals; Isolation Wastes; and Other infectious wastes

Storage Requirements

Infectious waste shall be contained in a manner that: Affords protection from vectors, rain and wind; Prevents the spread of infectious agents; Does not provide a breeding place or food source for insects or rodents; and Prevents the leakage of waste from the storage bag or container. Infectious waste shall be placed in separate containers from other waste at the point of origin in the producing facility. Infectious waste may not be stored at the waste producing facility for more than the following periods of time: Up to fourteen days at room temperature (18 to 28 degrees Celsius, 65 to 82 degrees Fahrenheit) or up to 45 days in a refrigerator (2 to 7 degrees Celsius, 36 to 44 degrees Fahrenheit) for all types of infectious waste, so long as it does not produce conditions that are offensive or harmful to facility personnel or the public welfare. Ninety days in a freezer (-20 to -18 degrees Celsius, -4 to -1 degrees Fahrenheit) not used for food or patient related items.

Delaware State Resources

Delaware Department of Health

  • 400 Mill St
    Bridgeville, DE 19933
  • (302) 856-5350

Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control

  • 89 Kings Hwy
    Dover, DE 19901
  • 302-739-9000

Delaware State Chamber of Commerce

  • 1201 N Orange St
    Wilmington, DE 19801
  • (302) 655-7221

Delaware Healthcare Environmental Resource Center

This site provides pollution prevention and compliance assistance information for the healthcare sector. It is intended to be a comprehensive resource, covering all the varieties of hospital wastes, and all the rules that apply to them, including both federal regulations and the specific rules that apply in your state.

Click here to visit the Delaware Healthcare Evironmental Resource Center

Delaware Online Osha Compliance Program

MediWaste offers online OSHA Compliance training focusing on Delaware State OSHA guidelines.

We understand the importance of saving you money without sacrificing service. MedIWaste Disposal will be your partner in your medical waste management program by being a low-cost provider of medical waste disposal and OSHA training services.