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Sodium Citrate ampoule

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Dates
1979
circa 1979
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
Accession Number
997037162 a-c
Description
A medicine ampoule (a) that is a long, hollow glass cylinder, closed on both ends, with a flat bottom and a tapered top that comes to a rounded point; the front of the ampoule is covered with an adhesive label; the ampoule is stored in a long rectangular-shaped paper-covered cardboard box (b) with …
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Accession Number
997037162 a-c
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
MeSH Heading
Anticoagulants
Blood Coagulation
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- ampoule
Description
A medicine ampoule (a) that is a long, hollow glass cylinder, closed on both ends, with a flat bottom and a tapered top that comes to a rounded point; the front of the ampoule is covered with an adhesive label; the ampoule is stored in a long rectangular-shaped paper-covered cardboard box (b) with three closing flaps on both ends; the box interior has a cylindrical roll of corrugated cardboard to protect the ampoule; the ampoule saw blade (c) is a flat, rectangular metal plate with rounded ends with a rough, serrated edge along one side; saw blade came in a small envelope which was in poor condition and has been discarded
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - ampoule - Size: Length 17.4 cm x Diam. 2.9 cm
b - box - Size: Length 19.4 cm x Width 3.7 cm x Depth 3.7 cm
c - saw blade - Size: Length 5.1 cm x Width 0.8 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
Provenance
Used by Dr. Godfrey Bird, of Gananoque, Ont.
Maker
Baxter Laboratories, Falk-Baxter Division
Site Made (City)
College Point
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1979
circa 1979
Date Remarks
Instrument used prior to Dr. Bird's retirement
Material
cardboard: blue; white; black
glass: clear
metal: grey
Inscriptions
Printed label on ampoule reads, "50CC NO. 110 // SODIUM // CITRATE // 2 1/2% // FALK-BAXTER // A DIVISION OF BAXTER LABORATORIES, INC. // COLLEGE POINT N.Y. GLENVIEW ILL. // PRINTED IN U.S.A."; printed label on box reads, "50CC SODIUM CITRATE 2 1/2% NO. 110 // EACH AMPOULE CONTAINS SUFFICIENT EXCESS TO PERMIT WITHDRAWAL AND ADMINISTRATION OF 50CC // COLLEGE POINT N.Y. FALK-BAXTER GLENVIEW [illeg.] // DIVISION OF BAXTER LABORATORIES INC."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-3 Row A
Condition Remarks
Ampoule glass is slightly clouded; blade is somewhat discoloured; box shows extensive scuffing and scratching
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Used as anti-coagulant during heart surgery, etc.
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