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A pipette bulb allow a liquid to be sucked up into the pipette, so avoiding having to use your mouth to suck the liquid up. Apart from avoiding often toxic liquids getting into your mouth, it also avoids contamination of the liquid.

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In chemistry, a pipette is used to measure small amounts of solution in an accurate manner. The pipette bulb is used to draw the solution into the pipette.

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To avoid ingestion of chemicals.

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