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May 1961

New "Inject-Tainer"

Arch Dermatol. 1961;83(5):847-848. doi:10.1001/archderm.1961.01580110135021

To keep a sufficient and quickly accessible supply of sterile needles is often a problem. This particularly applies to dermatologists, allergists, and pediatricians who do intradermal allergic testing, immunizations, and desensitizations in their offices. Recently, a local pediatrician designed a container for hypodermic needles which has proven of great value in my practice. This "inject-tainer" will speed up injections and safeguard one's needles. The needles cannot become burred because they are suspended by the hub with the point hanging free. Two types of "inject-tainers" are available, one for autoclaves and dry heat sterilizers and one for boiling sterilizers. Each container holds 36 needles up to 1½ inches in length. No forceps are required for removal. One presses the syringe down into the hub of the needle and turns it clockwise. This locks the needle to the syringe. The needle can easily be removed again in the same manner. These "inject-tainers"

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