Hub Cutter

Hub Cutter

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Description
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.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
device, syringe destroying
safety device, hypodermic
date made
ca. 2007
ca 2007
maker
Becton, Dickinson and Company
place made
Singapore
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 cm
overall: 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
ID Number
2007.0198.141
accession number
2007.0198
catalog number
2007.0198.141
Credit Line
Gift of Becton, Dickinson and Company
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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