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Dates
1963
1970
circa 1963
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
000001383 a-b
Description
A rectangular brown glass bottle (a) with threaded metal cap (b); bottle has a paper label on front and sides, and is 1/3 full of capsules
Accession Number
000001383 a-b
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drug Packaging
MM= Drugs -- vitamin supplement, prescription -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A rectangular brown glass bottle (a) with threaded metal cap (b); bottle has a paper label on front and sides, and is 1/3 full of capsules
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle
b - cap
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co., Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Brockville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1963
1970
circa 1963
Date Remarks
Based on lot number
Material
glass: brown
paper: cream; brown; orange; black
metal: red; white
Inscriptions
(a) Front: "100 S.G.C. No. 227 [printed] // 7 50 [handwritten] // ANATOLA // OLEOVITAMIN A // CAPSULES U.S.P. // 50,000 I.U. // NOTE: For Therapeutic Use // Only. // Anatola – Reg. T.M. // Stock 7-227-4 // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. // BROCKVILLE, ONTARIO [printed] // L [encircle] R 204 B – HB [stamped]"; right side: "For the treatment of Vitamin A deficiencies. // ADULT DOSE – 1 capsule daily, or as directed // by the physician. // Keep Bottle Securely Closed In a Cool, Dry // Place. [printed]"; left side: right side repeated in French; bottom: "3 // 75 1 [embossed]"; (b) "P D [embossed]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-4 Box 2 Row B
Length
a - 10.2 cm
Width
a - 4.4 cm
Depth
a - 3.2 cm b - 1.0 cm
Diameter
b - 3.0 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Label yellowing; some corrosion on cap where paint is scratched
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
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atropine sulphate

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact4313
Dates
1966
circa 1966
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
000001487 a-b
Description
A rectangular brown glass bottle (a) with a threaded metal cap (b); bottle has a paper label on front and sides and is 2/3 full of tablets; the top third and neck are stuffed with cotton
Accession Number
000001487 a-b
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Atropine -- therapeutic use
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A rectangular brown glass bottle (a) with a threaded metal cap (b); bottle has a paper label on front and sides and is 2/3 full of tablets; the top third and neck are stuffed with cotton
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle
b - cap
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co., Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Brockville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1966
circa 1966
Date Remarks
Based on lot number
Material
paper: white; red; orange
metal: red; white
glass: brown
Inscriptions
(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"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-4 Box 3 Row F
Length
a - 4.4 cm
Width
a - 2.2 cm
Depth
a - 1.9 cm b - 1.0 cm
Diameter
b - 2.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Label dirty, yellowing, peeling on right side; some corrosion on cap where paint is scratched
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
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empty gelatin capsules

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact4125
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
000001317 a-b
Description
Gelatin capsules box is in two parts: an outer sleeve (a) into which fits a cardboard tray (b); box contains 21 empty capsules.
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Accession Number
000001317 a-b
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Capsules
Product Packaging
Description
Gelatin capsules box is in two parts: an outer sleeve (a) into which fits a cardboard tray (b); box contains 21 empty capsules.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - sleeve - Size: Length 7.7 cm x Width 5.0 cm x Depth 2.7 cm
b - tray - Size: Length 7.7 cm x Width 4.8 cm x Depth 2.5 cm
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co., Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Brockville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Material
cardboard: yellow; red; black
Inscriptions
(a) Top: "100 No. 3 // EMPTY GELATIN CAPSULES // UNSURPASSED IN SOLUBILITY, FIT AND UNIFORMITY [printed] // 65¢ C [handwritten] // [logo, see sketch on accession sheet] // STORE IN A COOL, DRY PLACE // STOCK NO. 5-28-4 // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. // BROCKVILLE, ONTARIO"; front: "100 No. 00 // TENIR DANS UN ENDROIT SEC ET FRAIS nO. 3 // CAPSULES DE GELATINE VIDES // SOLUBILITÉ, ADJUSTEMENT ET UNIFORMITÉ INSURPASSABLES // PARKE, DAVIS & CIE., LTÉE. // BROCKVILLE, ONTARIO"; back: "CAPACITY OF EMPTY GELATIN CAPSULES // THIS VARIES ACCORDING TO THE DEGREE OF PRESSURE USED IN FILLING // Size 000 00 0 1 2 3 4 5 // QUININE SULPHATE GRAINS 10 6 5 3½ 3 2 1½ 1 // SODIUM BICARBONATE " 22 15 11 8 6 5 4 2 // ACETYLSALICYLIC ACID " 16 10 8 5 4 3 2½ 1½ // BISMUTH SUBNITRATE " 28 20 14 10 8 6 4 2 // GLANDULAR SUBSTANCE " 10 8 6 5 3 2 1½ 1"; bottom: back repeated in French
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-4 Row E
Condition Remarks
Box dented slightly, somewhat dirty; otherwise no apparent problems.
Copy Type
Original
Images
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Dates
1964
1970
circa 1964
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
000001183 a-b
Description
Rectangular brown glass bottle (a) with cylindrical neck and metal screw-on cap (b); paper label covers front, left and right sides; rectangular white sticker on front above label; bottle is 1/4 full of ovoid pills
  1 image  
Accession Number
000001183 a-b
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drug Packaging -- instrumentation
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Rectangular brown glass bottle (a) with cylindrical neck and metal screw-on cap (b); paper label covers front, left and right sides; rectangular white sticker on front above label; bottle is 1/4 full of ovoid pills
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle
b - cap
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co., Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Brockville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1964
1970
circa 1964
Date Remarks
Listed in Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
Material
glass: brown
metal: red; white
paper: red; cream; blue; white
Inscriptions
(a) Front: "3.24 // 100 // Pr 100 G.C.P. No. 275 // ERGOTIN // (BONJEAN) // G. C. Pills // 3 GRAINS // (0.2 GM.) // Stock 19 - 275 - 4 // PARKE-DAVIS & CO., LTD. // BROCKVILLE, ONTARIO"; right side: "LS 127 K // Dose – As directed // by the physician."; left side: "MEDICAMENTA VERA PD & Co."; bottom: "2 // 50 3"' (b) "PD"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-4 Box 2 Row C
Length
a - 8.2 cm
Width
a - 4.3 cm
Depth
a - 3.1 cm b - 1.1 cm
Diameter
b - 3.2 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Bottle is sound; label yellowed; sticker peeling on top edge; cap fits securely
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
Images
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Euthymol Tooth Paste

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact4253
Dates
1956
circa 1956
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
000001430 a-b
Description
A foil tube (a) with a threaded plastic cap (b)
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Accession Number
000001430 a-b
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Toothpaste
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container
Description
A foil tube (a) with a threaded plastic cap (b)
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - tube - Size: Length 10.3 cm x Diam. 2.5 cm
b - cap - Size: Depth 0.6 cm x Diam. 2.0 cm
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co., Ltd.
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1956
circa 1956
Date Remarks
Reference to Brockville on tube; plant there opened in 1956
Material
metal: grey; white; red; green
plastic: red
Inscriptions
(a) Front: "THE // SCIENTIFIC // DENTIFRICE // Euthymol // TOOTH PASTE // A // PARKE-DAVIS PRODUCT"; back: "[illeg.] // teeth, together with // selected essential // oils which provide // the penetrating // qualities of a liquid // dentifrice and leave // the mouth refreshed // and wholesome. // Every ingredient is // tested for purity and // quality. // Net weight 2 oz. // MADE IN ENGLAND // PARKE, DAVIS // & CO., LTD. // BROCKVILLE // ONTARIO"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-8 Row H
Condition Remarks
Tube deeply dented all over; ink is worn off in numerous places; tube badly corroded on top; dirty and dusty
Copy Type
Original
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Antique Pharmacy Collection, Jack Willson, Part 5, page 1
Images
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folic acid tablets

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact4009
Dates
1973
circa 1973
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
000001214 a-b
Description
Rectangular brown glass bottle (a) with cylindrical neck and metal threaded cap (b); paper label covers front and left and right sides; bottle contains 10 round tablets
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Accession Number
000001214 a-b
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- vitamins, health restorers, protectors -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Rectangular brown glass bottle (a) with cylindrical neck and metal threaded cap (b); paper label covers front and left and right sides; bottle contains 10 round tablets
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle
b - cap
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co., Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Brockville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1973
circa 1973
Date Remarks
Listed in Parke-Davis Lot Numbering system
Material
glass: brown
paper: red; white
metal: red; white
Inscriptions
(a) Front: "100 C.T. No. 826 // FOLIC ACID // TABLETS // U.S.P. // Compressed Tablets // 5 MG. // Parke, Davis & Company, Ltd. // Brockville, Ontario // PARKE-DAVIS // Stock 25-826-4 // DIN 023701 // Lot DL 219 // Expiry Date: Dec. 1977"; right side: "For the treatment of Folic Acid // deficiency. // DOSE – Adults, 1 to 4 tablets daily; // children, 1 or 2 tablets, or as // directed by the physician. // NOTE: For Therapeutic Use Only."; left side: right side translated into French; bottom: "25 // 3 // 9"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-4 Box 3 Row E
Length
a - 6.3 cm
Width
a - 3.6 cm
Depth
a - 2.5 cm b - 1.0 cm
Diameter
b - 2.2 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Bottle sound; label yellowed and dirty; blue pen marks on front; some paint scratched off cap
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
Images
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Geriplex capsules

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact4008
Dates
1956
circa 1956
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
000001213 a-b
Description
Elliptical clear glass bottle (a) with cylindrical neck and metal threaded cap (b); paper label around circumference; bottle is 2/3 full of blue and yellow capsules.
Accession Number
000001213 a-b
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- vitamins, health restorers, protectors -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Elliptical clear glass bottle (a) with cylindrical neck and metal threaded cap (b); paper label around circumference; bottle is 2/3 full of blue and yellow capsules.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle
b - cap
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co., Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Brockville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1956
circa 1956
Date Remarks
Listed in Parke-Davis Lot Numbering system
Material
glass: clear
paper: red; cream; blue
metal: black; silver
Inscriptions
(a) Front: "30 No. 382 // KAPSEALS // GERIPLEX ® // GERIATRIC VITAMIN– // MINERAL FORMULA // DOSE – 1 Kapseal daily, or as directed by // the physician. // Keep Bottle Securely Closed In a Cool, // Dry Place. // Stock 15-382-30 // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. // BROCKVILLE, ONTARIO"; back: "EACH KAPSEAL REPRESENTS: // Choline Dihydrogen Citrate 20 mg. // Riboflavin (Vitamin B2) 5 mg. // Vitamin B12, Crystalline 3 mcg. // *Vitamin E 10 I.U. // Vitamin A 5000 I.U. // Vitamin B1 (Thiamine Mononitrate) . 4.5 mg. // Vitamin C (as Sodium Ascorbate) 50 mg. // Niacinamide (Nicotinamide) 15 mg. // Taka-Diastase (Aspergillus Oryzae // Enzymes) 1 gr. // Rutin 25 mg. // Ferrous Sulphate 30 mg. // Copper Sulphate 4 mg. // Manganese Sulphate (Monohydrate) 4 mg. // Zinc Sulphate 2 mg. // Dicalcium Phosphate (Anhydrous) 200 mg. // *Natural - d-alpha-Tocopheryl Acid Succinate. The // significance of this vitamin in human nutrition has // not been established. // Geriplex – Registered Trade Mark // L G 133 G "; bottom: "3 // 1 6 // V-948"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-5 Box 2 Row B
Dimension Notes
a - bottle - Size: Length 7.1 cm x Width 4.2 cm x Depth 2.2 cm
b - cap - Size: Length 1.0 cm x Diam. 2.3 cm
Condition Remarks
Label yellowed and dirty; edges tattered; bottle dusty and dirty; cap dirty, corroded around edge
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
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germicidal disks

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact4115
Dates
1961
circa 1961
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
000001310 a-b
Description
A cylindrical brown glass jar (a) with a threaded metal cap (b); bottle has a paper label on the front and is full of tablets; neck is stuffed with cotton.
Accession Number
000001310 a-b
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Disinfectants
Poisons
Product Packaging
Description
A cylindrical brown glass jar (a) with a threaded metal cap (b); bottle has a paper label on the front and is full of tablets; neck is stuffed with cotton.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle - Size: Length 13.3 cm x Diam. 7.2 cm
b - cap - Size: Depth 1.1 cm x Diam. 5.4 cm
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co., Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Brockville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1961
circa 1961
Date Remarks
Based on lot number
Material
glass: brown
paper: cream; red; black
metal: black; silver
fabric: white
Inscriptions
(a) Front: "PARKE, DA [illeg.] // GERMICIDAL [illeg.] // LARGE // POTASSIO-MERCURIC IODIDE // POISON // NON-CORROSIVE ANTISEPTIC, DISINFECTANT // EACH DISK CONTAINS: // Mercuric Iodide ....... 1 3/4 grains Potassium Iodide....... 1 3/4 grains // Sodium Bicarbonate ..... 45 grains // Potassiomercuric Iodide kills many kinds of bacteria and inhibits others from growing. // Five discs dissolved in twenty fluid ounces of water makes a 1:1000 Mercuric Iodide // solution, useful in the sickroom. After cleansing, small items should be immersed in the // solution for thirty minutes; larger ones may be rinsed or sponged. Finally rinse with water // and dry. These discs contain Sodium Bicarbonate which materially prevents the mercury // salt from coagulating albumin and corroding nickel plated or steel equipment. // Solutions prepared from these discs must not be used on aluminum, silver or platinum. // It is essential that other metals be completely immersed in solutions as a measure for // the prevention of corrosion. // FOR EXTERNAL USE ONLY // Stock 21-97-8 [printed] // L [encircled] M 126 a [stamped] // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. // BROCKVILLE, ONTARIO"; bottom: "L D 5 // 400 3 // 1841 [embossed]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-9 Row B
Condition Remarks
Bottle is dusty; label is yellowing, peeling and torn in many places around the edges; the top left corner is missing entirely; on the left side a large tear has been repaired with two pieces of transparent tape, which is now yellowing; also there is a piece of tape over the cap and neck of the bottle, although the cap seems securely attached without it; some corrosion on cap edge
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
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Humacort ointment tube

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact3992
Dates
1961
circa 1961
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
000001200 a-c
Description
A foil tube (c) with paper label and plastic cap sealed in a plastic bag; tube is in a cardboard box (b), which is in another cardboard box (a)
  1 image  
Accession Number
000001200 a-c
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Ointments
MM= Drugs -- topical -- container
Description
A foil tube (c) with paper label and plastic cap sealed in a plastic bag; tube is in a cardboard box (b), which is in another cardboard box (a)
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - box - Size: Length 11.7 cm x Width 2.2 cm x Depth 2.0 cm
b - box - Size: Length 11.2 cm x Width 2.1 cm x Depth 1.9 cm
c - tube with cap - Size: Length 9.9 cm x Diam. 1.9 cm
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co., Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Brockville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1961
circa 1961
Date Remarks
Listed in Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
Material
plastic: black
paper: cream; red
cardboard: cream; red
metal: silver
Inscriptions
(a) Front: "Pr 1/2 OUNCE No. 83 // HUMACORT OINTMENT // CHLORAMPHENICOL – PAROMOMYCIN – HYDROCORTISONE OINTMENT // Stock 18-83-24 // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. BROCKVILLE, ONTARIO"; back: "Apply as directed by the physician. // Medical literature available to physicians on request. // EXP. DATE [printed]: May 1963 [stamped] Lot No. [printed] M 139 D [stamped]"; top: "A appliquer suivant l'ordonnance du médecin. // Littérature médicale adressée aux médecins qui en font la demande."; bottom: "Each Gm. contains 10 mg. chloramphenicol, 5 mg. paromomycin (as // the sulphate), and 10 mg. hydrocortisone acetate in a special petrolatum // ointment base. // Humacort – T.M."; right side: "1/2 ONCE // ONGUENT // HUMACORT // Stock 18-83-24"; left side: "1/2 OUNCE // HUMACORT // OINTMENT // Stock 18-83-24"; (c) label contains the same information as the box (a)
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-6 Row E
Condition Remarks
Cardboard yellowed, especially box (a); box (a) dented on front; cap has leaked and tube is coated in oil; paper label has been saturated by it and plastic is stuck to tube by it
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
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Humacort ointment tube

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact4020
Dates
1961
circa 1961
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
000001225 a-c
Description
Foil tube with paper label and plastic cap sealed in a plastic bag (c); bag is in a cardboard box (b), which is in another cardboard box (a)
Accession Number
000001225 a-c
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Ointments
MM= Drugs -- topical -- container
Description
Foil tube with paper label and plastic cap sealed in a plastic bag (c); bag is in a cardboard box (b), which is in another cardboard box (a)
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - outer box - Size: Length 11.6 cm x Width 2.3 cm x Depth 2.0 cm
b - inner box - Size: Length 11.3 cm x Width 2.1 cm x Depth 1.8 cm
c - tube - Size: Length 9.7 cm x Diam. 1.5 cm
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co., Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Brockville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1961
circa 1961
Date Remarks
Listed in Parke-Davis Lot Numbering system
Material
cardboard: red; beige
plastic: clear; black
paper: white; red
metal: silver
Inscriptions
(a) Front: "Pr 1/2 OUNCE No. 83 // HUMACORT OINTMENT // CHLORAMPHENICOL – PAROMOMYCIN – HYDROCORTISONE OINTMENT // Stock 18-83-24 // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. BROCKVILLE, ONTARIO"; bottom: "Each Gm. contains 10 mg. chloramphenicol, 5 mg. paromomycin (as // the sulphate), and 10 mg. hydrocortisone acetate in a special petrolatum // ointment base. // Humacort – T.M."; back: "Apply as directed by the physician. // Medical literature available to physicians on request. // Exp. Date: [printed] May 1963 [stamped] Lot No. [printed] M 139 D [stamped]"; top: "opd // 4 00 ["00" superscr.] [handwritten] // A appliquer suivant l'ordonnance du médecin. // Littérature médical adressée aux médecins qui en font la demande."; left side: "1/2 OUNCE // HUMACORT // OINTMENT // Stock 18-83-24"; right side: left side translated into French; (c) paper label contains the same information as box.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-6 Row E
Condition Remarks
Outer box is water marked and yellowed; inner box is somewhat yellowed; tube has leaked near the bottom and is stuck to the plastic bag
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Other
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System; also see 000.001.200
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Ichthammol Ointment tube

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact4071
Dates
1969
circa 1969
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
000001278 a-c
Description
A foil tube (b) surrounded by a paper label with a threaded plastic cap (c) in a cardboard box (a)
  1 image  
Accession Number
000001278 a-c
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Skin Care
Emollients
Drugs -- topical -- container
Drugs -- anti-inflammatory -- container
Description
A foil tube (b) surrounded by a paper label with a threaded plastic cap (c) in a cardboard box (a)
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - box - Size: Length 12.0 cm x Width 3.2 cm x Depth 2.9 cm
b - tube - Size: Length 11.0 cm x Diam. 2.2 cm
c - cap - Size: Depth 1.8 cm x Diam. 1.4 cm
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co., Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Brockville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1969
circa 1969
Date Remarks
Based on lot number
Material
metal: silver
paper: cream; red
cardboard: cream; red; black
plastic: white
Inscriptions
(a) Top: "1 OUNCE No. 41 // ICHTHAMMOL OINTMENT // 10 PER CENT [printed] // ANTIPHLOGISTIC Stock 18-41-18 // Lot Z 166 H // EMOLLIENT // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. BROCKVILLE, ONTARIO"; the top right has "AX [underlined] 92 [below the underline]" written on in black pencil; front: "This ointment is the same strength as that of the N.F., but differs slightly in // the base employed. // DIRECTIONS – Apply locally as required."; bottom: "1 ONCE No. 41 // ONGUENT ICHTHAMMOL // 10 POUR CENT // ANTIPHLOGISTIQUE EMOLLIENT // PARKE, DAVIS & CIE., LTÉE. BROCKVILLE, ONTARIO"; back: front translated into French; right side: " 1 ONCE // ONGUENT // ICHTHAMMOL // 10 POUR CENT // Stock 18-41-18"; left side: "1 OUNCE // ICHTHAMMOL // OINTMENT // 10 PER CENT // Stock 18-41-18"; (b) front: "1 OZ. No. 41 // ICHTHAMMOL // OINTMENT // 10 PER CENT // ANTIPHLOGISTIC // EMOLLIENT // Stock 18-41-18 // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. // BROCKVILLE, ONTARIO // L [encircled] Z 166 H [stamped]"; back: "DIRECTIONS - Apply locally as required. // This ointment is the same strength as that of the N.F., but differs slightly in the base // employed."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-6 Row E
Condition Remarks
Box yellowed, dented; tube dented from use; label yellowed; some ointment has leaked from under cap; cap dirty
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System; CD #8
Images
Less detail
Dates
1966
circa 1966
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
000001315 a-b
Description
A rectangular clear glass bottle (a) with a barrel-shaped neck and a threaded metal cap (b); radiating from the base of the neck is a rosette embossed in the glass and there are paper labels on the front and back of the bottle; bottle is full of liquid
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Accession Number
000001315 a-b
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A rectangular clear glass bottle (a) with a barrel-shaped neck and a threaded metal cap (b); radiating from the base of the neck is a rosette embossed in the glass and there are paper labels on the front and back of the bottle; bottle is full of liquid
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle - Size: Length 19.0 cm x Width 6.0 cm x Depth 6.0 cm
b - cap - Size: Depth 1.1 cm x Diam. 2.9 cm
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co., Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Brockville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1966
circa 1966
Date Remarks
Based on lot number
Material
paper: white; red
glass: clear
metal: red; white
Inscriptions
(a) Front: "12 FLUID OUNCES // METATONE® // EACH FLUID OUNCE CONTAINS: // Strychnine Glycero- // phosphate (2.5 mg.) 1/25 gr. // Calcium Glycero- // phosphate . (0.25 Gm.) 4 gr. // Potassium Glycero // phosphate . (0.25 Gm) 4 gr. // Sodium Glycero- // phosphate . (0.12 Gm.) 2 gr. // Manganese Glycero- // phosphate (30 mg.) 1/2 gr. // ADULT DOSE – For use as a // tonic, 1 to 2 teaspoonfuls be- // fore meals, or as directed by the // physician. // For children under // 14 years, only as directed by // the physician. // CAUTION: Keep out of reach of // children // L [encircled] U 120 E [stamped] // Stock 22-85-167 // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD, // BROCKVILLE, ONTARIO [printed]"; back: front translated into French, except for Lot #; bottom: 2 // 1 D 3 // 677 [embossed]"; (b) "P D [embossed]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-1
Condition Remarks
Labels are yellowing; dent in cap; otherwise no apparent problems
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
Images
Less detail

Ointment Scarlet Red No. 21 box

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact4257
Dates
1957
circa 1957
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
000001434 a-d
Description
A foil tube (b) with threaded plastic cap (c) in a cardboard box (a) along with a paper leaflet (d); tube has a paper label around circumference.
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Accession Number
000001434 a-d
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Ointments
Wound Healing
Burns -- drug therapy
Decubitus Ulcer -- drug therapy
Description
A foil tube (b) with threaded plastic cap (c) in a cardboard box (a) along with a paper leaflet (d); tube has a paper label around circumference.
Number Of Parts
4
Part Names
a - box - Size: Length 11.7 cm x Width 3.0 cm x Depth 2.4 cm
b - tube - Size: Length 10.4 cm x Diam. 2.1 cm
c - cap - Size: Depth 0.6 cm x Diam. 1.7 cm
d - leaflet (unfolded) - Size: Length 15.5 cm x Width 10.0 cm
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co., Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Brockville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1957
circa 1957
Date Remarks
Based on lot number
Material
cardboard: cream; black; red
metal: silver
plastic: black
paper: cream; red
Inscriptions
(a) Top: "1 OUNCE No. 21 [printed] // OINTMENT SCARLET RED 5% // CONTAINS – Scarlet Red Sulphonate 5% in a petrolatum base. // Stock 18-21-26 // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. BROCKVILLE, ONTARIO"; bottom: "Apply locally as directed by the physician." back: " Laboratories, Branches, and Distributors // are located in Principal Cities throughout the World."; top: "This is our original formula. // It differs from the N.F. in that it contains Scarlet Red Sulphonate."; right side: "OINTMENT // SCARLET RED // 5% // Stock 18-21-26"; left side: identical to right side; (b) front: "No. 21 // OINTMENT // SCARLET RED 5% // This is our original for- // mula. It differs from the // N.F. in that it contains // Scarlet Red Sulphonate. // Scarlet Red // Sulphonate . . . 5% // Petrolatum Base . q.s. // Apply locally as directed // by the physician. // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. // BROCKVILLE, ONTARIO [printed] // L [encircled] H 170 C [stamped]"; (d) "To the Medical Profession // OINTMENT // SCARLET RED (SULPHONATE) // [text follows] // CAUTION – [text follows] // INDICATIONS // [text follows] // MODE OF APPLYING THE OINTMENT // [text follows] // PRECAUTIONS TO BE TAKEN // [text follows] // PACKAGES // [text follows] // PARKE, DAVIS & COMPANY, LTD. // BROCKVILLE, ONTARIO // W.L. Rev. –1–43"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-8 Row C
Condition Remarks
Box yellowing, slightly dirty; tube dented slightly in several places; no other problems apparent
Copy Type
Original
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
Images
Less detail

Par-10 capsules

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact4148
Dates
1977
1980
circa 1977
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
000001341 a-b
Description
A rectangular brown glass bottle (a) with a threaded metal cap (b); bottle has a paper label on front and left and right sides and is 3/4 full of capsules
Accession Number
000001341 a-b
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- vitamins, health restorers, protectors -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A rectangular brown glass bottle (a) with a threaded metal cap (b); bottle has a paper label on front and left and right sides and is 3/4 full of capsules
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle
b - cap
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Company, Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Brockville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1977
1980
circa 1977
Date Remarks
Based on lot number
Material
glass: brown
metal: silver; black
paper: white; red
Inscriptions
(a) Front: "100 S.G.C. No. 1645 // PAR-10 // DECAVITAMIN CAPSULES U.S.P. // EACH CAPSULE CONTAINS: // Vitamin A (as the palmitate) 4000 IU, Vitamin // D2 ["2" subscr.] 400 IU, Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid) 70 mg. // Vitamin B1 ["1" subscr.] (Thiamine Hydrochloride) 2 mg, // Vitamin B2 ["2" subscr.] (Riboflavin) 2 mg, Vitamin B6 ["6" subscr.] // (Pyridoxine Hydrochloride) 2 mg, Vitamin B12 ["12" subscr.] // (Cyanocobalamin) 5 mcg, Niacinamide 20 mg, // *Pantothenic Acid 10 mg, Vitamin E (dl-alpha // Tocopheryl Acetate) 15 IU, Folic Acid 100 mcg. // *Supplied as Calcium Pantothenate. // DIN 293083 // PARKE-DAVIS // Stock 7-1645-4"; right side: "Expiry Date: Sept. 1979 (L) HJ200 [stamped] // Useful in the prevention of certain vitamin // deficiencies. // Dosage–1 capsule daily. // Keep Bottle Securely Closed in a Cool, // Dry Place. // DISPENSE IN MOISTURE PROOF // CONTAINER. // Park, Davis & Company, Ltd., Brockville, Ontario"; left side: "Utiles pour prévenir la carence de // certaines vitamines. // Posologie – 1 capsule par jour. // Garder le flacon bien bouché, dans un // endroit frais et sec. // N'UTILISER QUE DES CONTENANTS // HYDROFUGES"; bottom: "60 // L 7 // 7 [embossed]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-4 Box 2 Row B
Length
a - 8.0 cm
Width
a - 4.5 cm
Depth
a - 3.1 cm b - 1.0 cm
Diameter
b - 3.4 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Label yellowing slightly; some corrosion around cap edge; otherwise no apparent problems
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
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Par-10 Decavitamin capsules

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact4004
Dates
1978
circa 1978
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
000001209 a-b
Description
Rectangular brown glass bottle (a) with cylindrical neck and metal threaded cap (b); paper label covers front and left and right sides; round fluorescent orange sticker on back; bottle is full of capsules
Accession Number
000001209 a-b
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- vitamins, health restorers, protectors -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Rectangular brown glass bottle (a) with cylindrical neck and metal threaded cap (b); paper label covers front and left and right sides; round fluorescent orange sticker on back; bottle is full of capsules
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle
b - cap
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke-Davis
Site Made (City)
Brockville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1978
circa 1978
Date Remarks
Listed in Parke-Davis Lot Numbering system
Material
glass: brown
paper: red; white; orange
metal: red; white
Inscriptions
(a) Front: "100 S.G.C. No. 1645 // PAR-10 // DECAVITAMIN CAPSULES U.S.P // EACH CAPSULE CONTAINS: // Vitamin A (as the palmitate) 4000 IU, Vitamin // D2 ["2" subscripted] 400 IU, Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid) 70 mg. // Vitamin B1 (Thiamine Hydrochloride) 2 mg, // Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin) 2 mg, Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine Hydrochloride) 2 mg, Vitamin B12 // (Cyanocobalamin) 5 mcg, Niacinamide 20 mg, // *Pantothenic Acid 10 mg, Vitamin E (dl-alpha // Tocopheryl Acetate) 15 IU, Folic Acid 100 mcg. // *Supplied as Calcium Pantothenate. // DIN 293083 // PARKE-DAVIS // Stock 7-1645-4"; right side: "Expiry Date: Nov. 1978 (L) GM 126 // Useful in the prevention of certain vitamin // deficiencies. // Dosage – 1 capsule daily. // Keep Bottle Securely Closed in a Cool // Dry Place. // DISPENSE IN MOISTURE PROOF // CONTAINER. // Parke, Davis & Company, Ltd., Brockville, Ontario"; left side: "Utiles pour prévenir la carence de // certaines vitamines. // Posologie – 1 capsule par jour. // Garder le flacon bien bouché dans un // endroit frais et sec. // N'UTILISER QUE DES CONTENANTS // HYDROFUGES"; bottom: "60 // L 6 // 16"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-4 Box 3 Row B
Length
a - 8.2 cm
Width
a - 4.6 cm
Depth
a - 3.0 cm b - 1.0 cm
Diameter
b - 3.3 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Label slightly yellowed; bottle dusty; some paint scratched off cap
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
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Pardec 2 vitamin

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact4011
Dates
1961
circa 1961
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
000001216 a-c
Description
Cylindrical glass wide-mouth bottle (b) with threaded metal cap (c); paper label covers 4/5 of bottle circumference; bottle is in a laminated cardboard box (a) which has a round fluorescent orange sticker on the front; bottle is full of capsules
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Accession Number
000001216 a-c
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- vitamins, health restorers, protectors -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Cylindrical glass wide-mouth bottle (b) with threaded metal cap (c); paper label covers 4/5 of bottle circumference; bottle is in a laminated cardboard box (a) which has a round fluorescent orange sticker on the front; bottle is full of capsules
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - box
b - bottle
c - cap
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co., Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Brockville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1961
circa 1961
Date Remarks
Listed in Parke-Davis Lot Numbering system
Material
glass: brown
paper: red; white; orange
metal: red; white
cardboard: cream; red
Inscriptions
(a) Front: "50 S.G.C. No. 149 // PARDEC // VITAMIN-MINERAL // FORMULA // S.G. Capsules // Used for the prevention of certain // vitamin deficiencies. Also supplies // various minerals normally present // in body tissues. // DOSE – 1 capsule daily. // Stock 7-149-5 [illeg.] // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. // BROCKVILLE, ONTARIO // [the text above is superimposed on] 2 // L [encircled] M 140 E - FD [stamped]"; right side: "EACH CAPSULE REPRESENTS: // VITAMINS // Vitamin A . . . . 10,000 I.U. // Vitamin D . . . . 1,000 I.U. // Vitamin B12 ["12" subscripted] . . . . 5 mcg. // Vitamin B1 ["1" subscr.] // (Thiamine // Mononitrate) . . 3 mg. // Vitamin B6 ["6" subscr.] . . . . . 1 mg. // Riboflavin // (Vitamin B2 ["2" subscr.]) . . . 5 mg. // Nicainamide . . . . 30 mg. // Vitamin C . . . . . 75 mg. // Calcium // d-Pantothenate** . 5 mg. // ** The significance of this vita- // min in human nutrition is not // yet established. // (See balance of formula on // opposite panel.) // Pardec - Reg. T.M."; left side: "EACH CAPSULE REPRESENTS: // MINERALS // Iodine. . . . . . . 0.15 mg. // Manganese* . . . . 1 mg. // Cobalt* . . . . . . 0.1 mg. // Potassium* . . . . . 5 mg. // Molybdenum* . . . 0.2 mg. // Ferrous Sulphate // B.P. . . . . . . . 15 mg. // Copper* . . . . . . 1 mg. // Magnesium* . . . . 1 mg. // Zinc* . . . . . . . 0.5 mg. // Calcium* . . . . . 33 mg. // Phosphorus* . . . . 26 mg. // *Supplied as Potassium Iodide, // Sodium Molybdate, Dicalcium // Phosphate, and the Sulphates // of Manganese, Cobalt, Potas- // sium, Copper, Zinc and // Magnesium. // (See balance of formula on // opposite panel.)"; back: front translated into French; top: "50 S.G.C. No. 149 // PARDEC // VITAMIN-MINERAL // FORMULA // S.G. Capsules // [the above 3 lines are superimposed on] 2 // Stock 7-149-50"; bottom: top translated into French; (b) label contains same information as the front, left and right sides of the box; bottom: "9 // 5 0 5 // 1891[embosssed]"; (c) "PD & Co [embossed]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-4 Box 1 Row C
Length
a - 7.4 cm b - 6.8 cm c - 1.0 cm
Width
a - 4.3 cm
Depth
a - 4.2 cm
Diameter
a - 3.9 cm b - 3.3 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Box yellowed, dirty, mildewed, abraded around edges; two black lines form an "X" on the front; bottle and label in good shape; some paint scratched off cap
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
Images
Less detail

Pardec drops box

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact4012
Dates
1975
circa 1975
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
000001217 a-c
Description
(a) Cardboard box that contains (b) a cylindrical glass bottle with a paper label and a threaded metal cap sealed to the bottle with plastic shrink wrap, and (c) a plastic dropper, the tube of which is graduated, sealed in a plastic wrapper; there is a round fluorescent orange sticker on box back.
  1 image  
Accession Number
000001217 a-c
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Pediatrics -- instrumentation
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- vitamins, health restorers, protectors -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
(a) Cardboard box that contains (b) a cylindrical glass bottle with a paper label and a threaded metal cap sealed to the bottle with plastic shrink wrap, and (c) a plastic dropper, the tube of which is graduated, sealed in a plastic wrapper; there is a round fluorescent orange sticker on box back.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - box
b - bottle
c - dropper
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke-Davis
Site Made (City)
Brockville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1975
circa 1975
Date Remarks
Listed in Parke-Davis Lot Numbering system
Material
glass: brown
paper: red; white; orange
metal: red
cardboard: white; red
plastic: clear; translucent white; black; yellow
Inscriptions
(a) "30 ML. // PARDEC ® // DROPS // AQUEOUS VITAMIN SOLUTION // A non-alcoholic solution of vitamins, // useful for the prevention and treatment // of vitamin deficiencies, particularly // in children. // EACH 0.6 ML. REPRESENTS: // Vitamin A 5000 I.U. // Vitamin D 400 I.U. // Vitamin C 50 mg. // Vitamin B6 1 mg. // DIN 156248 // PARKE-DAVIS // Stock 22-243-87"; right side: "EACH ML. REPRESENTS: // Vitamin A 8333 I.U. Vitamin C 83 mg. // Vitamin D 666 I.U. Vitamin B6 1.7 mg. // Dose – The average daily dose is 0.6 ml. as delivered by accom- // panying graduated dropper. May be dropped on the tongue or // mixed with milk, fruit juices or other foods as preferred.// REFRIGERATION NOT REQUIRED"; back: "XAR 200 // [front translated into French]"; left side: "Expiry Date: Oct. 1977 (L) FJ 191 // Dose – La dose quotidienne moyenne est de 0.6 ml // Un compte - gouttes gradué est livré avec le flacon. // Les gouttes peuvent être déposées sur la langue, ou encore, // données avec du lait, jus de fruits ou tout autre aliment // au choix. // INUTILE DE REFRIGÉRER"; top: "30 ML. // PARDEC ® // DROPS // Stock 22-243-87 // REFRIGERATION // NOT REQUIRED"; (b) label contains same information as front and left side of box; bottom: "2 74 // 4"; (c) "0.6 // CC // 0.3 // CC"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-4 Box 5 Row A
Length
a - 9.5 cm b - 7.6 cm
Width
a - 5.8 cm
Depth
a - 3.1 cm c - 9.5 cm
Diameter
b - 3.0 cm c - 2.5 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Cardboard box yellowed, somewhat dirty; no apparent problems with bottle or dropper
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
Images
Less detail
Dates
1978
1980
circa 1978
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
000001345 a-b
Description
A cylindrical brown glass bottle with threaded plastic cap sealed with plastic shrink-wrapped around the neck (b), inside a cardboard box (a); illustration on box and label on bottle depicts an orange on two children jumping rope
Accession Number
000001345 a-b
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Pediatrics
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- vitamins, health restorers, protectors -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A cylindrical brown glass bottle with threaded plastic cap sealed with plastic shrink-wrapped around the neck (b), inside a cardboard box (a); illustration on box and label on bottle depicts an orange on two children jumping rope
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - box
b - bottle
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co., Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Brockville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1978
1980
circa 1978
Date Remarks
Based on lot number & expirey date
Material
plastic: black
cardboard: all colours
glass: brown
paper: all colours
Inscriptions
(a) Front: "8 FLUID OUNCES // pardec® // LIQUID // refreshing orange-flavoured multivitamin // preparation // PARKE-DAVIS"; right side: "8 ONCES LIQUIDES // pardec® // LIQUIDE // formule multivitaminique à fraîche saveur // d'orange // A vitamin supplement particularly adapted for prevention of vitamin deficiencies // in infants and children. Also suitable for adults. // DOSE – 1 teaspoonful daily, or as directed by the physician. // If desired, may be administered in milk or fruit juice, or other foods as preferred. // [above 4 lines repeated in French] // SHAKE WELL BEFORE USING – BIEN AGITER AVANT L'EMPLOI // © 1967, Parke, Davis & Company DIN 156493 // PARKE-DAVIS"; back: front repeated in French; left side: "8 FLUID OUNCES // pardec® // LIQUID // refreshing orange-flavoured multivitamin // preparation // CONTENTS: PER CC. PER 5 CC. DOSE // Vitamin A* 1000 I.U. 5000 I.U. // Vitamin D2 80 I.U. 400 I.U. // Vitamin C 10 mg. 50 mg. // Vitamin B1 0.6 mg. 3 mg. // Riboflavin** 0.6 mg. 3 mg. // Vitamin B6 0.4 mg. 2 mg. // Vitamin B12 1 mcg. 5 mcg. // Niacinamide 4 mg. 20 mg. // d-Pantothenic Acid 2 mg. 10 mg. // *As the Palmitate. // Supplied as the 5'-Phosphate Ester Monosodium Salt Dihydrate. // *** As the Sodium Salt. // Parke, Davis & Co., Ltd. // Brockville, Ontario Stock 22-256-163 // PARKE-DAVIS"; top: "8 FLUID OUNCES // 310 // pardec® // LIQUID // refreshing orange-flavoured multivitamin // preparation // EXP. JULY 80 // (L) JA163 // Stock 22-256-163"; (b) 8 FLUID OUNCES // pardec // LIQUID // refreshing orange-flavoured multivitamin // preparation // PARKE-DAVIS // Exp. July 1980 (L) JA163"; right side: "[contents listed as on box left side] // © 1967, Parke, Davis & Company"; left side: "DIN 156493 // [dosage information as listed on box right side in French and English] // SHAKE WELL BEFORE USING – BIEN AGITER AVANT L'EMPLOI // Stock 22-256-163 // Parke, Davis & Co., Ltd. // Brockville, Ontario"; bottom: "8 OZ. // D 2 // 48 // 14"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-4 Box 5 Row A
Length
a - 14.7 cm
Width
a - 6.1 cm
Depth
a - 6.1 cm
b - 13.8 cm
Diameter
b - 5.7 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Box dented, dirty; top flap torn (1.3 cm) at back; label peeling from bottle at edges
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
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Pardec ® tablets

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact4016
Dates
1982
circa 1982
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
000001221 a-c
Description
Square plastic bottle (b) with paper label covering front, left and right sides; threaded plastic cap (c); contained in a cardboard box (a); picture depicting two adults hiking on front and back of box.
Accession Number
000001221 a-c
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- vitamins, health restorers, protectors -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Square plastic bottle (b) with paper label covering front, left and right sides; threaded plastic cap (c); contained in a cardboard box (a); picture depicting two adults hiking on front and back of box.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - box
b - bottle
c - cap
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke-Davis
Site Made (City)
Brockville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1982
circa 1982
Date Remarks
Expiry date
Material
paper: all colours
plastic: blue; white
cardboard: all colours
Inscriptions
(a) Front: "Good // Health for // Adults // 100 DIN 403008 // Pardec ® // TABLETS // Vitamin tablets // with C and E plus Iron // for Adults // 12053 // UNITED DRUG MART // 699 // N/TX // PARKE-DAVIS"; right side: "Pardec ® // TABLETS // Safety Cap // Enclosed // Dosage: 1 tablet daily. // EACH TABLET REPRESENTS: // Vitamin A (as the acetate) 5000 I.U. // Vitamin D2 400 I.U. // Vitamin B12 5 mcg // Vitamin B1 (Thiamine // Mononitrate) 3 mg // Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin) 5 mg // Vitamin B6 1 mg // Niacinamide 25 mg // Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid) . 150 mg // Vitamin E (dl-alpha // tocopherol acetate) 10 I.U. // Iron (as Ferrous Fumarate) 6 mg // KEEP OUT OF REACH // OF CHILDREN // Parke, Davis and Company, Ltd. // Brockville, Ontario // Stock 25-1692-4"; back: "Bonne // Santé // pour // Adultes // 100 DIN 403008 // COMPRIMÉS // Pardec ® // Comprimés de // Vintamines avec C et E // plus Fer pour Adults // PARKE-DAVIS"; left side: "COMPRIMÉS // Pardec ® // Bouchon de // sécurité // à l'intérieur // Posologie: // 1 comprimé par jour. // CHAQUE COMPRIMÉ RENFERM: // [ingredients as listed on right side, translated into French] // GARDER HORS DE LA // PORTÉE DES ENFANTS"; top: "Exp. DE 1982 (L) 012212"; (b) Front: "100 DIN 403008 // COMPRIMÉS // Pardec ® // TABLETS // PARKE-DAVIS"; right side: "Exp. DE 1982 (L) 012212 // Adult Dosage: 1 tablet daily as a vitamin supplement. // EACH TABLET REPRESENTS: // [ingredients as listed on box right side] // KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN // Parke, Davis & Company, Ltd., Brockville, Ontario"; left side: "Posologie pour adultes: 1 comprimé par jour // comme supplément vitaminique. // CHAQUE COMPRIMÉ RENFERM: // [ingredients as listed on box left side] // GARDER HORS DE LA PORTEÉ DES ENFANTS // Stock 25-1692-4"; bottom: "Monsanto // 2"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-4 Box 5 Row A
Length
a - 10.0 cm b - 8.2 cm c - 1.0 cm
Width
a - 4.6 cm b - 4.0 cm
Depth
a - 4.6 cm b - 4.0 cm
Diameter
c - 3.9 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Top flap of box torn; tape was used to hold it closed; adhesive has separated from carrier now on one side; tape remains stuck to other side; box bottom dented; no apparent problems with bottle or cap
Copy Type
Original
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Pardec ® vitamin box

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Dates
1983
circa 1983
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
000001219 a-c
Description
(a) Cardboard box with a perforated flap extending from top (to hang box from a peg); there is a picture depicting two children playing with balloons on front and back of box and a square price sticker on front; box contains (b) a cylindrical plastic bottle with (c) a threaded plastic child-resista…
Accession Number
000001219 a-c
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Pediatrics
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- vitamins, health restorers, protectors -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
(a) Cardboard box with a perforated flap extending from top (to hang box from a peg); there is a picture depicting two children playing with balloons on front and back of box and a square price sticker on front; box contains (b) a cylindrical plastic bottle with (c) a threaded plastic child-resistant cap.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - box - Size: Length 11.5 cm x Width 6.0 cm x Depth 6.0 cm
b - bottle - Size: Length 11.0 cm x Diam. 5.7 cm
c - cap - Size: Length 1.6 cm x Diam. 4.1 cm
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke-Davis
Site Made (City)
Brockville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1983
circa 1983
Date Remarks
Expiry date
Material
paper: all colours
plastic: red; white; orange
cardboard: all colours
Inscriptions
(a) Front: "Good // Health for // Children // 100 DIN 250783 // Pardec ® // CHOCOLATE CHEWABLE // Vitamins with Iron // for // Children // 12044 // UNITED DRUG MART // 6.69 // N/TX // PARKE-DAVIS"; right side: Pardec ® //CHOCOLATE CHEWABLE // Safety Cap // Enclosed // Dosage: 1 tablet daily. // CHEW WELL FOR BEST FLAVOUR // EACH TABLET REPRESENTS: // Vitamin A (as the acetate) . 4000 I.U. // Vitamin D2 400 I.U. // Vitamin C // (as Sodium Ascorbate) 75 mg // Vitamin B1 // (as Thiamine Mononitrate) 2 mg // Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin) 2 mg // Vitamin B6 1 mg // Vitamin B12 3 mcg // Niacinamide 15 mg // Iron (as Ferrous Fumarate) 7 mg // KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN // Parke, Davis & Company, Ltd. // Brockville, Ontario // Stock 25-1545-4"; back: "Bonne // Santé // Pour // L'enfant // 100 DIN 250783 // Pardec ® // CHOCOLATÉ À MACHER // Vitamines et Fer // pour // L'enfant // PARKE-DAVIS "; left side: right side translated into French; (b) front: "100 DIN 250783 // Pardec ® // CHOCOLATE CHEWABLE // CHOCOLATÉ À MÂCHER // PARKE-DAVIS"; right side: "CHEW WELL FOR BEST FLAVOUR // Dosage: 1 tablet daily as a vitamin supplement // EACH TABLET REPRESENTS: // [from here on, identical to box right side]"; left side: "Exp. AL 1983 (L) 01024 // [right side translated into French]"; (c) "POUR OUVRIR PRESSER EN DÉVISSANT // SECURITAIRE // LORSQUE REVISSÉ // FERMEMENT // CHILD RESISTANT // WHEN CLOSED // TIGHTLY // TO OPEN PRESS DOWN WHILE TURNING"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-4 Box 5 Row A
Length
a - 11.5 cm b - 11.0 cm c -1.6 cm
Width
a - 6.0 cm
Depth
a - 6.0 cm b - 4.1 cm
Diameter
b - 5.7 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Box somewhat dirty; 0.5 cm tear on right side; no apparent problems with bottle or cap
Copy Type
Original
Exhibit History
Loaned to Agnes Etherington Art Centre for Museopathy exhibit May 24–Sept. 13, 2001; McCord Museum in Montreal ("Growing Up in Montreal") from 26 Aug. 2004 to 22 June 2007; L-2004.3
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