Hub Cutter


Inventors have developed products to reduce the risk of infection. Health care workers now routinely disable or dispose of used needles in secure "sharps" containers.

Date Made: ca. 2007ca 2007

Maker: Becton, Dickinson and Company

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: Singapore

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Credit Line: Gift of Becton, Dickinson and Company

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2007.0198.141Accession Number: 2007.0198Catalog Number: 2007.0198.141

Object Name: device, syringe destroyingsafety device, hypodermic

Physical Description: plastic (overall material)metal (overall material)Measurements: overall: 4 5/8 in x 5 in x 2 1/2 in; 11.7475 cm x 12.7 cm x 6.35 cmoverall: 4 1/2 in x 5 1/8 in x 2 1/2 in; 11.43 cm x 13.0175 cm x 6.35 cm


Record Id: nmah_1346620

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