Sharps Disposal


BD Safe-Clip™ By Mail


BD solutions for home sharps disposal

BD™ Home Sharps Container

BD Safe-Clip™ Device

BD™ Sharps Disposal By Mail

How BD supports the safe disposal of used household sharps

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For additional information on the availability of sharps disposal programs in your area or for information on setting up a community disposal program, visit the Coalition for Safe Community Needle Disposal website at:

EPA Guidelines for Sharps Disposal 

NOTE: For greater comfort and safety, you should never use an insulin syringe or pen needle more than once. For more information on the proper disposal of insulin syringes, pen needles and lancets, see our section on insulin needle disposal.


The BD Diabetes Learning Center describes the causes of diabetes, its symptoms, and diabetes complications such as retinopathy and neuropathy. This site contains detailed information about blood glucose monitoring, insulin injection and safe sharps disposal. Interactive quizzes, educational literature downloads and animated demonstrations help to teach diabetes care skills.

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