Label has, "OIL SASSAFRAS // NATURAL"; on reverse, label reads: "Put up expressly for the Drug Trading Company Limited Toronto".
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-4 Box 4 ROw C
#2: bottle in good condition; appears to be residue on the interior surface; adhesive liquid (?) on rim and lower body of bottle; label is dirty and stained overall; upper right-hand and left-hand corners are ripped; printing on right-hand side of label is smudged; there is a rip in the middle of the label; on back label, there is a small rip in the upper left-hand corner, and another rip on the right-hand side; discoloured.
Dr. L. F. Koyl; see also 1968.1.4 and 1980.18.5
Donor bought this from a Toronto pharmacy in 1945, but it dates from an earlier period; used as a flavouring in drugs to disguise horrible tastes, with its flavour of root beer; it has now been removed from the Pharmacopaeia because it is a known carcinogen.