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The State of Ohio Definition of Medical Waste:
“Infectious wastes” includes all of the following substances or categories of
- Cultures and stocks of infectious agents and associated biologicals.
- Laboratory wastes that were, or are likely to have been, in contact with infectious agents.
- Pathological wastes, including human and animal tissues, organs, and body parts, and body fluids and excreta that are contaminated with or are likely to be contaminated with infectious agents.
- Waste materials from the rooms of humans, or the enclosures of animals, that have been isolated because of diagnosed communicable disease that are likely to transmit infectious agents.
- Human and animal blood specimens and blood products that are being disposed of.
- Contaminated carcasses, body parts, and bedding of animals that were intentionally exposed to infectious agents.
- Sharp wastes used in the treatment, diagnosis, or inoculation of human beings or animals
- Any other waste materials generated in the diagnosis, treatment, or immunization of human beings or animals, in research or in the production of testing of biologicals.
- Any other waste materials the generator designates as infectious waste.