Image Number 9 for United States Patent #5102083.
A holder for a used needle removed from a hypodermic syringe or a used scalpel blade. The holder safely encloses the needle or blade, and can be safely disposed of with the needle or blade. The holder is supported on a base with a releasable fitting enabling the holder to be oriented at assorted angles. The holder can also serve to support the syringe or scalpel while treating a patient.