Opalion Plastics: Product Range

Clinical Waste Sacks

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Opalion Plastics offer a full range of clinical waste sacks which are used by NHS Trusts and Hospitals, Private Medical Care facilities, Nursing Homes, Dental Practices as well as specialist waste collection companies. Our Yellow and Orange clinical waste sacks are all UN Certified and star sealed at the base of the sack – this ensures additional strength and protection against leakages. The standard UN Certified sizes that we hold in stock in both Yellow and Orange are as follows:

Size Weight Classification
17" x 26" 5kg
22" x 25" 5kg
28" x 39" 5kg
28" x 39" 8kg
28" x 39" 10kg
28" x 39" 12kg


Yellow Clinical Waste Sacks

Waste Type:  Hazardous / infectious and other waste requiring incineration including anatomical waste – Category A, diagnostic specimens, reagents or test vials and kits containing chemicals.

Method of disposal: Incineration only.

Orange Clinical Waste Sacks

Waste Type: Infectious waste / potentially infectious waste and autoclaved laboratory waste – e.g. soiled dressings, bandages, plastic single use instruments.

Method of disposal: Licensed facility such as Alternative Treatment Plants. It can also be disposed of by incineration.

Offensive / Hygiene Waste Sacks

Yellow Sack with Black Stripe

(available in single or multi stripe on both sides)

Waste Type: Human hygiene waste such as incontinence pads, nappies, bedding, plaster casts, etc.

Method of disposal: deep landfill site or Alternative Treatment Plants.


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Other products available:

  • Yellow and Orange ADR Approved clinical waste sack (suitable for bulk transport) – these sacks are certified to carry up to 25kgs
  • Purple Cytotoxic Clinical Waste Sack
  • Black and Clear NHS Property Household Waste Sacks – suitable for packaging, general waste, flowers, etc. These bags can be disposed of in landfill or Alternative Treatment Plants and any recyclable components / waste can be removed before final disposal