Medical Devices

Report Problems Associated with Sharps and Disposal Containers

If you experience an injury or device malfunction when using sharps or a sharps disposal container, we encourage you to file a voluntary report at 1-800-FDA-1088 or online through MedWatch, the FDA Safety Information and Adverse Event Reporting program.

Please include the following information in your reports:

  • Manufacturer’s Name and/ or Distributor’s Name
  • Device Name (Brand Name)
  • Date Device was Manufactured
  • Details of Adverse Event and Medical and/or Surgical Interventions (if required)

Page Last Updated: 11/07/2011
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