Re: Removing scalpel blades

From:Matthew Griffiths

We use the Quicksmart system here. I think that it's waste of time, far
easier to take them off by hand and drop them into a sharps container.
However, we are not allowed to do that, so this system works fine.
I haven't tried other systems so I can't comment on this being better that
any others, but it is a perfectly good system.


----- Original Message -----
Sent: Thursday, October 04, 2001 7:35 PM
Subject: Removing scalpel blades

> Jennifer Englin enquired recently about removing scalpel blades. Right on
cue I received in the mail some literature from the Mopec company about that
very subject. It is a strange looking plastic box looking like it is made of
sharps container material. The are holes in the side where you slide in the
scalpel and twist it (maybe?) to remove the blade.Mopec call it "The
Quicksmart Blade removal system"
> Mopecs telephone number is (800) 362 8491. I am sure they can send you the
> Let me say up front that I have never tried this item, and I don't know
how well it works, but I thought you would like to know that its out there.
I don't own shares in their company either!
> Mike Titford
> aka Lab safety officer
> USA Pathology
> Mobile AL

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