Michigan Medical Waste DisposalMichigan is the center of the U.S. automotive industry; the city of Detroit is nicknamed “the car capital of the world.” But Detroit is more than a motor city–it’s also the site of the first soda pop (Vernor’s ginger ale) and the first cage-free, open-exhibit zoo. The state’s name comes from an Ojibawa word meaning “large water,” and the name is fitting. Michigan touches four of the five Great Lakes and has the longest freshwater shoreline in the world. Tourists flock to Michigan to enjoy the state’s natural beauty. Keep the waterways free of medical waste in Michigan. Contact Cyntox for laboratory waste disposal and biomedical waste management.
The State of Michigan Definition of Medical Waste:
“Medical waste” means any of the following that are not generated from a household, a farm operation or other agricultural business, a home for the aged, or a home health care agency:
- Cultures and stocks of infectious agents and associated biologicals, including laboratory waste, biological production wastes, discarded live and attenuated vaccines, culture dishes, and related devices.
- Liquid human and animal waste, including blood and blood products and body fluids, but not including urine or materials stained with blood or body fluids.
- Pathological waste.
- Contaminated wastes from animals that have been exposed to agents infectious to humans, these being primarily research animals.
“Pathological waste” means human organs, tissues, body parts other than teeth, products of conception, and fluids removed by trauma or during surgery or autopsy or other medical procedure, and not fixed in formaldehyde.