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Euthymol Tooth Paste

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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
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Kapsol Ferri Iodidi

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Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1980.18.255
Description
A round tin containing a syrup.
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Accession Number
1980.18.255
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- hematinics
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- tin
Description
A round tin containing a syrup.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
Allen & Hanburys Co. Ltd.
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
metal: yellow; brown; black
Inscriptions
Printed on lid: "'Kapsol' // Ferri Iodidi // Equivalent [illeg.] // Syrup, Ferri Iodidi // Allen & Hanburys Ltd. // [illeg.] // LONDON"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-8 Row A
Dimension Notes
Depth 2.8 cm x Diam. 8.3 cm
Condition Remarks
Tin has many scratches.
Copy Type
Original
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Dates
1900
circa 1900
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1985.13.1
Description
A cylindrical amber glass bottle, medium neck ending in a thick lip; 1/4 full, corked, labelled; 4-oz capacity.
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Accession Number
1985.13.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A cylindrical amber glass bottle, medium neck ending in a thick lip; 1/4 full, corked, labelled; 4-oz capacity.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. L.F. Koyl.
Maker
W. J. Bush & Co. (supplier)
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1900
circa 1900
Material
glass: amber
paper: yellow
ink: black; red
cork: brown
Inscriptions
Label has, "OIL SASSAFRAS // NATURAL"; on reverse, label reads: "Put up expressly for the Drug Trading Company Limited Toronto".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-4 Box 4 ROw C
Length
11.8 cm
Width
4.7 cm
Condition Remarks
#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.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Other
Reference Comments
Dr. L. F. Koyl; see also 1968.1.4 and 1980.18.5
Research Facts
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.
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