Containers must: be appropriate for the contents, not leak, be properly labeled & maintain their integrity if chemical or thermal treatment is used. Containers of biohazardous material should be kept closed, Metal Sharps -- Use a rigid, puncture-resistant container (heavy-walled plastic is recommended) suitable for encapsulation & disposal. Container and encapsulated contents must withstand an applied pressure of 40 psi without rupture. Pasteur Pipets & Broken Glassware - Use a rigid, puncture-resistant container (plastic, heavy card board or metal) that can be sealed. Solid Biohazardous Waste -- Use heavy-duty plastic Biohazard Bags (autoclave bags) or containers for solid biohazardous waste. Non-Hazardous Solid Biological Waste - Use heavy-duty plastic bags or other appropriate containers without a Biohazard Symbol. Red or orange biohazard bags or containers should not be used for non-hazardousmaterial. Liquids - Use leak-proof containers that are able to withstand thermal or chemical treatment. Biological waste may be held temporarily under refrigeration, prior to disposal, in a safe manner that does not create aesthetic (visual or odor) problems. Biohazardous waste should be treated and disposed of promptly & not allowed to accumulate. Containers holding biohazardous material must be clearly labeled, including the Biohazard Symbol. Temporary holding areas for biohazardous waste must be clean and orderly with no access to unauthorized persons (warning signs should be posted).