Color print advertisement for Styron, the trade name for Styrenic plastics historically manufactured and sold by the Dow Chemical Company for a variety of consumer applications, including packaging and food service, appliances, and other plastic wares. The advertisement features a woman--identified in the text as a "bright young housewife"--holding a plastic bowl and opening a refrigerator. The text describes Styron's use in refrigerator compartments and kitchen utensils, due to its ability to withstand low temperatures.
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Dow Chemical Company. “You Can Put This Plastic in Your Refrigerator!,” circa 1950. Advertisements from the Dow Chemical Historical Collection, Box 9. Science History Institute. Philadelphia. https://digital.sciencehistory.org/works/n1slbu5.
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