(a) Front: "100 H. T. No. 32 // ATROPINE // SULPHATE // Hypodermic Tablets // 1/150 GRAIN // (0.4 MG.) // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. // BROCKVILLE, ONTARIO L U 141 J"; right side: "USUAL ADULT DOSE – // 1/150 gr. (0.4 mg.), // subcutaneously; may be // given three times daily. //Stock 27-32-4"; left side: "CAUTION – To be used // only on the advice of a // physician. // POISON // 7.3 // D // 11"; (b) "P D"
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0010-A5-4 Box 3 Row F
a - 4.4 cm
a - 2.2 cm
a - 1.9 cm
b - 1.0 cm
b - 2.0 cm
Label dirty, yellowing, peeling on right side; some corrosion on cap where paint is scratched
Small rectangular blue cardboard box (a) which opens on both ends and has a perforated flap along one of the long sides; under the flap is a space with dotted lines for presecription directions to be written on, and on top of the flap on a cream paper background the product information is printed i…
Small rectangular blue cardboard box (a) which opens on both ends and has a perforated flap along one of the long sides; under the flap is a space with dotted lines for presecription directions to be written on, and on top of the flap on a cream paper background the product information is printed in dark blue ink; inside the box is a blue metal tube which is flat at the very bottom but broadens as it nears the black plastic cap; on the tube just below the cap there is a cream paper with the product information printed on it in dark blue ink.
Number Of Parts
a - Box: Length 7.0 cm X Width 1.8 cm X Height 3.5 cm
b - Tube: Length 6.2 cm X Width 2.0 cm X Height 1.2 cm
Received from anonymous donor via Kingston General Hospital Public Affairs.
Based on other objects in same lot; appears in an Ingram and Bell Catalogue from 1964.
paper: tan, cream
ink: blue, dark blue
Printed on box under flap (a): "DIRECTIONS"; printed on top of flap: "I & B OPHTHALMIC OINTMENT No. 44 // ATROPINE SULPHATE 1% // Directions: Use as physician directs. // INGRAM & BELL, LIMITED, TORONTO, CAN. // Contents // 1/8 OZ"; printed on paper on tube (b): "I & B OPHTHALMIC OINTMENT No. 4 // ATROPINE SULPHATE 1% // Directions: Use as physician directs // INGRAM & BELL, LIMITED, TORONTO".
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Unit Of Measure
Ingram & Bell Limited. Pharmaceutical Catalogue, 1964.
MDS Inc. “Mds Inc. Annual Information Form for the Year Ended October 31, 2002.” MDS Inc., 2003.
“Cardinal Health Canada Inc.” Canadian Business Resource, Canadian Newspaper Services International Limited, 2019. Accessed 7 August 2019.
"Atropine Sulfate (PF) Drops", WebMD: https://www.webmd.com/drugs/2/drug-156298/atropine-sulfate-pf-ophthalmic-eye/details. Accessed August 29th, 2019.
"Atropine Eye Ointment", Drugs.com, accessed Aug 29, 2019: https://www.drugs.com/cdi/atropine-eye-ointment.html
Used for dialating the pupils and paralyzing the muscles of accomodation, of the eyes.
It is used before eye examinations and in the treatment of some eye conditions; it is used to treat swelling and lazy eye (amblyopia).
Ingram & Bell Limited was a medical supply company first established in Toronto in 1905; the company became a Canadian leader in the distribution of medical products; their wide selection included equipment, surgical tools, and pharmaceuticals; as the company grew, they established branches in Montreal, Winnipeg, Calgary, and Vancouver; became Ingram & Bell Inc. and 49% owned by MDS in 1986; MDS acquired 100% in 1993; became Source Medical Corporation after merger with Allegiance Healthcare Canada Inc. in 1997; acquired by Cardinal Health Canada Inc. in 2005.