Carrel Flask


The Carrel flask—developed by Alexis Carrel (1873–1944), a surgeon working at the Rockefeller Institute in New York—featured an angled neck to prevent airborne particles from falling into the flask when it was open.

Location: Currently not on view

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1994.0019.23Accession Number: 1994.0019Catalog Number: 1994.0019.23

Object Name: Flask, Carrel

Measurements: overall: 17 mm x 75 mm x 51 mm; 11/16 in x 2 15/16 in x 2 inoverall: 3 in x 2 1/16 in x 15/16 in; 7.62 cm x 5.23875 cm x 2.38125 cm


Record Id: nmah_1491

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