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  1. Safely Using Sharps (Needles and Syringes) at Home, at Work and on Travel

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)