Cytotoxic Spill Kit

Cytotoxic Spill Kit



Cytotoxic and other cancer fighting drugs create a dangerous hazard for healthcare workers. This kit has been specifically designed for the clean up of chemical spills and can also be used for body fluid spills from people undergoing cytotoxic treatment.
What is a Cytotoxic Spill?

A Cytotoxic spill is when any Chemotherapy drugs are spilt or dropped from their container. Any such incident must be attended to immediately using the correct equipment.

How can a Chemotherapy or Cytotoxic exposure occur?

There are four ways exposure to chemotherapy or Cytotoxic chemicals can occur – these are • inhalation • absorption • ingestion, and • injection

How can the Cytotoxic Chemical Spill Kit protect from potential exposure?
Used correctly, each item included in the box kit provides protection for the user against the above described methods of exposure. Providing peace of mind - knowing that each kit comes sealed so that when you open your kit, there is no chance that items are missing or have not been replaced after a previous spill cleanup.

Especially designed for the control of spills where cytotoxic drugs are handled. This kit can be used for both chemical and body fluid clean-up. Packaged complete in a single use box.

What is the Correct way to dispose of Cytotoxic Chemical Spills?

 • Cytotoxic spills must be cleaned up without delay by a person wearing the necessary personal protective equipment. • All Cytotoxic waste must be clearly identified with Cytotoxic stickers and purple coloured receptacles so that it can be segregated from other waste. • Purple Cytotoxic bags are to be double bagged and securely tied off with the cable ties provided in the kits. • All Cytotoxic waste must be incinerated at the higher temperature of 1100° Celsius and must not be compacted, so as to avoid leakage to avoid Cytotoxic substances.

Kit Comprises:

  • 1 x Instruction sheet
  • 1 x Long sleeved impermeable gown with elastic cuffs
  • 4 x Pairs of purple cytotoxic gloves (2 large, 2 medium)
  • 1 x Pair impervious overboots
  • 1 x Face mask
  • 1 x Protective eyewear
  • 1 x Hairnet
  • 2 x Cytotoxic spill signs
  • 4 x Chemosorb pads
  • 6 x Orange wash cloths
  • 1 x Alginate bag
  • 2 x Purple cytotoxic waste bags with ties
  • 1 x Scoop & scraper
  • 1 x Bottle of water
  • 1 x pH neutral foaming detergent

PRODUCT APPLICATION: Hospital, health care, patient transport, veterinary, medical, aged care, nursing home


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