Specimen Bags

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GV Health are a market leading independent manufacturer of waste bags and infection control. We provide best in class products and pride ourselves on the continuous support we give our customers.

We ensure our products are fit for purpose, top quality and a competitive price to be able to provide significant savings. We manufacture in house, have expertise in developing legislation and invest in research & development.



Call 01920 463098
email sales@gvhealth.com




Specimen bags are for the conveyance of all types of samples to pathology laboratories for examination including chemical pathology, haematology, histopathology and medical microbiology.

  • Options on types of seals - no leakage ensured by pillow seal
  • All capacities and sizes available
  • Advanced print to aid visual confirmation of waste streams
  • Flexibility of HDPE & LDPE, regran and virgin blends used to produce the best product
  • Reduced packaging due to lean manufacturing
  • Tint colouring to enable bar code reading through the bag
  • Mainly made from clear polythene for clear identity but a variety of colours and print available
  • Keep samples and reports securely together using Grip seal specimen bags with attached separate document wallet and grip seal for safe transportation

Disposal of waste from laboratories through the appropriate routes to comply with infectious and chemical waste.

Where necessary any notes attached to specimen bags should be put in confidential waste if not already disposed along with samples.


Anything other than tissue, blood, urine and stool samples to be sent for laboratory analysis.

We don’t just supply goods we offer great support for our customers:
  • Dedicated account manager consulting on; best products, waste stream compliance, price and volume discount
  • Regular site visits and updates to changes on waste streams and new products to market
  • We work to offer savings to customers over other suppliers
  • We can manufacture bags to customer specifications (MOQ Applies)
  • We invest in stock to ensure continuity of supply so we deliver when we say we will
  • We also listen to our customers and improve our products based on their needs and requirements
Part of our Polycare Range
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  • The most advanced polythene and blend technology
  • Best in quality and innovation
  • Cost effective & price savings
  • Fully certified
  • Environmentally & sustainably forward thinking with optimised raw material use including; biodegradable, degradable and use of recycled and recyclable materials for manufacture and packaging

Specimen Bags

Order CodeAvailabilityDescriptionSizeMax. Weight / UN ApprovedMicronVolumeClosurePacking DetailsPallet Details (boxes)
SPEC96U Made to Order Bag specimen Pocket Unprinted 230 x 150 mm
( 9 x 6 inch)
  50     Box of 1000  
SPEC556U Made to Order Bag specimen Pocket unprinted 140 x 150 mm
(5.5 x 6 inch)
  50     Box of 1000  
SPEC96PS Made to Order Bag specimen Pocket documentation wallet printed with 'Pathology Specimen' and displays the biohazard symbol 230 x 150 mm
( 9 x 6 inch)
  50     Pack of 100  
SPEC1512PSDI Made to Order Bag specimen printed in black 'Pathology Specimens - Danger of Infection', outer transport type clear plastic with sealable flap 70 micron 390 x 320 mm
(15 x 12.5 inch)
  70     Box of 500  
SPEC1014U Made to Order Bag polythene clear resealable 254 x 356 mm
(10 x 14 inch)
  45     Pack of 100  
SPEC6558BIO Made to Order Bag polythene clear resealable with biohazard sign 152 x 140 x 205 mm
(6 x 5.5 x 8 inch)
  50     Pack of 100  
SPEC811WP Made to Order Bag polythene clear resealable with write on panel 203 x 280 mm
(8 x 11 inch)
  50     Pack of 100  
SPEC8117BIO Made to Order Zip lock Specimen bag with Biohazard sign 195x280 mm pocket:195x180 mm
(8 x 11 x 7 inch)
  55   No Gusset Box of 1000