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Dates
1950
1959
circa 1950-1959
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Accession Number
1977.8.22 a-c
Description
A narrow, tubular glass bottle has a metal screw-on cap and a paper label wrapped around it; it contains alka-seltzer tablets; it comes in a long, narrow, cardboard box.
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Accession Number
1977.8.22 a-c
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
MeSH Heading
Antacids
Heartburn -- drug therapy
Dyspepsia -- drug therapy
Constipation -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A narrow, tubular glass bottle has a metal screw-on cap and a paper label wrapped around it; it contains alka-seltzer tablets; it comes in a long, narrow, cardboard box.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - bottle - Size: Length 14.2 cm x Diam. 3.2 cm
b - box - Size: Length 15.2 cm x Width 3.8 cm x Depth 3.8 cm
c - cap - Size: Depth 1.1 cm x Diam. 3.7 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. J.W. Scott.
Maker
Miles Laboratories Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1950
1959
circa 1950-1959
Material
glass: clear
metal: light blue
paper: white; dark blue; light blue
cardboard: yellowish-white; dark blue; light blue
Inscriptions
Printed on label on bottle: "CONTENTS 25 TABLETS // Alka-Seltzer // BRAND // EFFERVESCENT ANALGESIC ALKALIZING TABLETS // ALKA-SELTZER MUST ALWAYS BE DISSOLVED IN WATER BEFORE TAKING // EACH DRY TABLET CONTAINS: 5 gr. acetylsalicylic acid and effervescent // base q.s // TABLET IN WATER BECOMES: An effervescent solution of sodium acetyl- // salicylate in alkaline buffers. // No. 15616 Proprietary or Patent Medicine Act // MILES LABORATORIES, LTD., TORONTO, CANADA // R595 P536 // [at an angle] 18 5106"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail

sodium bicarbonate tablets

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Dates
1957
1960
circa 1957
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Accession Number
000001180 a-b
Description
Rectangular amber glass bottle (a) with cylindrical neck and metal screw-on cap (b); paper label on front; bottle has a round fluorescent orange sticker on the back; bottle is 2/3 full of round white tablets
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Accession Number
000001180 a-b
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
MeSH Heading
Antacids
Dyspepsia -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Rectangular amber glass bottle (a) with cylindrical neck and metal screw-on cap (b); paper label on front; bottle has a round fluorescent orange sticker on the back; bottle is 2/3 full of round white 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
1957
1960
circa 1957
Date Remarks
Listed in Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
Material
glass: amber
metal: black; silver
paper: red; cream; orange
Inscriptions
(a) // Front: "100 C.T. No. 217 // SODIUM// BICARBONATE // U.S.P. // Compressed // Tablets // 10 GRAINS // DOSE – 1 or 2 tablets. // L H 153 D // Stock 25 - 217 - 4 // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. // BROCKVILLE, ONTARIO"; bottom: "1 7 // 5 // 4108 C"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-4 Box 3 Row A
Length
a - 10.5 cm
Width
a - 5.0 cm
Depth
a - 3.0 cm b - 1.0 cm
Diameter
b - 2.1 cm
Condition Remarks
Bottle is dusty; yellowish-white accretion on front (paint?); label yellowed and stained around edges; cap corroding around edge
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
Images
Less detail