Biomedical Liquid Waste Treatment

Biomedical Liquid Waste (BMLW) refers to liquid by-products generated during medical procedures, research activities, and healthcare practices. This waste stream includes a variety of fluids such as blood, bodily fluids, laboratory reagents, and other potentially infectious materials.

Production and Discharge Points

BMLW is primarily produced and discharged in healthcare facilities, laboratories, research institutions, and other medical settings. Sources include hospitals, clinics, diagnostic laboratories, and pharmaceutical research facilities.

Contamination & Contents in BMLW

BMLW can be contaminated with infectious agents, pharmaceuticals, chemicals, and radioactive materials. The waste may contain pathogens such as bacteria, viruses, and other potentially harmful microorganisms, posing risks to human health and the environment.

Impacts of Untreated BMLW

The untreated discharge of BMLW can lead to the contamination of water sources, soil, and air. This poses severe health risks to both the public and the environment, contributing to the spread of diseases and compromising ecosystem integrity.

Present Methods of Treatment

Various methods are employed for the treatment of BMLW, including chemical disinfection, autoclaving, and incineration. However, these methods may have limitations in effectively eliminating all contaminants and ensuring complete safety.

Guidelines/Regulations for BMLW Discharge

Stringent guidelines and regulations exist to govern the discharge of BMLW. Compliance with these regulations is crucial to prevent environmental pollution and safeguard public health. Regulatory bodies provide specific criteria for treatment, discharge limits, and monitoring protocols.

Managing biomedical liquid waste is critical for protecting public health and the environment. Adhering to strict regulations, adopting advanced treatment methods, and promoting responsible waste management practices are essential steps toward a sustainable and safe approach to handling BMLW.


Electrochemical Treatment System for Biomedical Liquid Waste – A disruptive innovation by MEDIAID

In the realm of biomedical liquid waste (BMLW) management, the integration of cutting-edge technologies has become essential for ensuring both environmental sustainability and public health. One such innovative approach gaining prominence is the “Electrochemical Treatment System”, a sophisticated method that offers numerous benefits in the treatment of BMLW.

SARAQUA Electrochemical Treatment System is a revolutionary technique that leverages the principles of electrochemistry to neutralize and detoxify biomedical liquid waste. This system employs electrochemical reactions at the molecular level to break down contaminants present in the waste, rendering it safe for subsequent disposal.

Key Benefits

  • Enhanced Contaminant Removal: The SARAQUA Electrochemical BMLW treatment process facilitates the breakdown of diverse contaminants found in BMLW, including pathogens, pharmaceutical residues, and chemical pollutants. This results in a more thorough and efficient treatment compared to traditional methods.
  • Resource Efficiency: The system operates with a high degree of resource efficiency, minimizing the need for additional chemicals or energy-intensive processes. This not only reduces operational costs but also aligns with sustainable practices, making it an environmentally friendly choice.
  • Scalability: SARAQUA Electrochemical BMLW treatment systems are adaptable to varying scales of BMLW generation, making them suitable for both small-scale healthcare facilities and large medical institutions. This scalability ensures that the system can meet the diverse needs of different settings. SARAQUA BML comes with standard models with capacities of 100LPD, 200LPD and 500LPD suitable for point-of-use application. Moreover, the system can be tailor-made with higher capacities to suit the needs of larger biomedical liquid waste treatment plants
  • Real-time Monitoring and Control: SARAQUA advanced Electrochemical BMLW treatment systems often come equipped with real-time monitoring capabilities, allowing operators to closely observe the treatment process. This ensures optimal performance and enables prompt adjustments if needed, enhancing overall system reliability.
  • Reduced Environmental Footprint: By efficiently breaking down contaminants in BMLW, SARAQUA BML Electrochemical treatment system minimizes the environmental impact associated with untreated or inadequately treated biomedical waste. This contributes to the preservation of water quality, soil integrity, and air purity.
  • Compliance with Regulations: SARAQUA Electrochemical BMLW treatment systems are designed to meet and often exceed regulatory standards. SARAQUA BML are compliant with World Health Organization, Safe management of wastes from health-care activities. Second edition, WHO 2014.0 and Government of India, Bio-Medical Waste Management Rules, 2016, and its amendments. This ensures that healthcare facilities and research institutions comply with environmental guidelines, avoiding legal repercussions.
  • Certifications: SARAQUA BMLW treatment systems are crafted in accordance with stringent engineering standards. These systems bear the CE certification and meet IP 64 compliance.

The adoption of Electrochemical treatment technology, by MEDIAID, represents a paradigm shift in biomedical liquid waste management. By combining technological innovation with environmental responsibility, these systems offer a sustainable and efficient solution for treating BMLW. As the healthcare industry continues to evolve, embracing such advanced technologies becomes imperative to safeguard both human health and the broader ecosystem.

SARAQUA BMLW treatment system – models and capacities

Outlined below are the standard models and capacities of SARAQUA BMLW treatment system. For additional details on the system, please refer to the brochure available through the provided link.

SARAQUA BML 10 100 Semi-Automatic Fully Automatic
SARAQUA BML 20 200 Semi-Automatic Fully Automatic
SARAQUA BML 50 500 Semi-Automatic Fully Automatic