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SA syringe pioneer dies at 83
Title : SA syringe pioneer dies at 83 SA syringe pioneer dies at 83
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Creator : Crouch, Brad
Source : Sunday Mail, 25 May 1997, p. 45
Date of creation : 1997
Format : Newspaper
Contributor : State Library catalogue
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Hungarian-born Adelaide resident Charles Rothauser invented the world's first disposable plastic hypodermic syringe in the late 1940s. As a pioneer of the injection-moulding of plastics, Rothauser later developed the first all-plastic toilet cistern. His company, Caroma, is now one of Australia's leading manufacturers of bathroom products.

Related names :

Rothauser, Charles, 1914-1997


Coverage year : 1997
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