Proper Sterilization & Disposal of COVID-19 Biohazardous Waste

As a distributor of laboratory autoclave sterilizers, which can be used for decontamination of biowaste to prevent dispersal of biohazardous material, we have been closely monitoring developments with the 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV / SARS-CoV-2), also known as COVID-19.

Handling, processing, and disposal of waste thought to be infected with coronavirus (2019-nCoV / SARS-CoV-2), including but not limited to coronavirus (COVID-19) Real-Time PCR assays (testing kits) require strict adherence to laboratory biosafety protocol as outlined by organizations including the WHO (World Health Organization), CDC (Center for Disease Control) and OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration).

Please find select information and resources on laboratory biosafety related to the proper sterilization and disposal of waste containing coronavirus (2019-nCoV / SARS-CoV-2) specimens, PCR Assays (testing kits) and other disposable items used in coronavirus (COVID-19) laboratory research and testing.