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Biomedical Waste Red Bag List
The following list are biomedical waste disposal bags that are compliant with Chapter 64E-16, of the Florida Administrative Code.
Subject to change without notice. The Department of Health and its affiliated county health departments in no way endorse any or all of these products.
If a particular bag does not appear on this list, test results must be on file at the biomedical waste generator's office. Those test results must verify that the bag meets or exceeds all applicable requirements of Chapter 64E-16, of the Florida Administrative Code. An asterisk (*) indicates bags that are constructed of polypropylene; all others are constructed of polyethylene.
Calico Industries, Inc.
Calink Industrial Procurement, Inc.
CareTek Resources, Inc.
IW0910 (Same as Unimed-Midwest, Inc., #CTRB042910)
Colonial Bag Corporation
* Diversified Medical Products, Inc.
All 9000 Series
Elkay Plastics, Inc.
All Elkay Plastics red bags approved for use in Florida are stamped with the Elkaylogo. This shows a "K" placed on the horizontal line of an "L", both placed above the word "PLASTICS." All this is inside a square.
Flexsol Packaging Corporation
Fortune Plastics, Inc.
Gemini Plastic Films Corp.
Heritage Bag Company
11726 Holderrieth Rd. Tomball, TX 77375
40X46IW 1.3 mil
Integrated Bagging Systems
1.3 mil and higher
Medical Action Industries, Inc.
All Medical Action Industries red bags approved for use in Florida are stamped with the MAI logo and these three lines:
Pitt Plastics, Inc.
All Rollpak red bags approved for use in Florida have
* San-I-Pak Corporation
* TUFPAK, INC.
Whitney Products, Inc.
BH1313,BH1314 Only these Whitney bags have the following printed on them: This bag exceeds 165g in impact resistance, as measured by ASTM D 1709 (current version), and 480g in tear resistance in both dimensions, as measured by ASTM D 1922 (current version).