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Eclipse Bifurcated Needle Syringe

Eclipse Bifurcated Needle Syringe

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Description
Disposable syringe used for small pox immunization. The syringe is split into two pieces, and must be assembled at the time of use.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
syringe, hypodermic
biological
vaccine
date made
ca 2007
maker
Becton, Dickinson and Company
place made
Singapore
Physical Description
plastic (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements
syringe: 2 1/8 in x 5 1/4 in x 1/2 in; 5.3975 cm x 13.335 cm x 1.27 cm
packaging: 2 1/4 in x 5 1/2 in x 1/2 in; 5.715 cm x 13.97 cm x 1.27 cm
overall: 1/2 in x 5 1/2 in x 2 1/4 in; 1.27 cm x 13.97 cm x 5.715 cm
ID Number
2007.0198.079
accession number
2007.0198
catalog number
2007.0198.079
Credit Line
Gift of Becton, Dickinson and Company
See more items in
Medicine and Science: Medicine
Health & Medicine
The Antibody Initiative
Antibody Initiative: Smallpox
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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