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phenobarbital elixir

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Dates
1952
circa 1952
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
000001146 a-b
Description
(a) Cylindrical brown glass bottle, with bakelite (?) screw-top cap (b); paper label on front; bottle is 3/4 full of liquid.
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Accession Number
000001146 a-b
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Hypnotics and Sedatives
Anticonvulsants -- therapeutic use
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
(a) Cylindrical brown glass bottle, with bakelite (?) screw-top cap (b); paper label on front; bottle is 3/4 full of liquid.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle - Size: Length 18.8 cm x Diam. 6.8 cm
b - cap - Size: Length 2.0 cm x Diam. 2.9 cm
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co.
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1952
circa 1952
Date Remarks
Cited in Parke-Davis Antique Pharmacy Collection
Material
glass: brown
plastic: black
paper: beige; red
Inscriptions
(a) Front: "16 FLUID OUNCES No. 214 // ELIXIR // PHENOBARBITAL // B.P. CODEX // 100 CC. CONTAINS: 0.46 gram – Phenobarbital // 1 FLUID OUNCE CONTAINS ABOUT: 2 grains // HYPNOTIC, SEDATIVE AND // ANTISPASMODIC // DOSE – 1 to 2 teaspoonfuls (4 to 8 cc.) // as directed by the physician. // L [encircled] C2700 [stamped] // STOCK No. 9-214-48 // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. // WALKERVILLE, ONTARIO"; bottom: "96 [illeg.] A // 7 [embossed]"; (b) "PD&Co [monogramme - letters interlaced]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-1
Condition Remarks
Bottle is dusty; yellowish-white accretion on bottom (old adhesive from tape?); label yellowed, long (6 cm) tear running parallel to left edge; 2 cm tear in centre, leaving a flap of label hanging; water spots; cap fits securely.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
"Parke-Davis Antique Pharmacy Collection," by Jack Willson, part 7.
Images
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