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Bal in Oil ampoule

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Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
995003077
Description
Glass vial of Bal in oil which consists of a hollow cylindrical glass vial which has a flat, sealed and round bottom and tapers to a sealed point at the top; sealed into the vial is a clear oil; there is also a paper label attached to the outside which has written information about the contents of …
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Accession Number
995003077
Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Poisoning -- drug therapy
MM= Drugs -- anti-toxins, toxins, toxoids, sera -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- ampoule
Description
Glass vial of Bal in oil which consists of a hollow cylindrical glass vial which has a flat, sealed and round bottom and tapers to a sealed point at the top; sealed into the vial is a clear oil; there is also a paper label attached to the outside which has written information about the contents of the vial.
Number Of Parts
1
Maker
Connaught Medical Research Laboratories
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Material
glass: clear
Bal in oil: clear
paper: off-white
Inscriptions
Paper label on the vial reads, "Bal in Oil // 10 // (10% Bal in Peanut Oil containing 20% Benzyl Benzoate) // 3 cc // Lot 1-1 // Connaught Medical Research Laboratories // University of Toronto, Toronto, Can."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A-3 Box 1
Dimension Notes
Length: 6.2 cm. x Width: 1.5 cm.
Condition Remarks
Vial was dirty and dusty; the top right corner of the paper label is torn and missing; the glass is sealed and the Bal in oil is intact
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet: https://www.drugs.com/mtm/bal-in-oil.html https://www.drugbank.ca/drugs/DB06782
Research Facts
It is too oily to be absorbed orally, therefore it requires intramuscular injection (also called dimercaprol injection). Used to treat arsenic, gold, lead, copper or mercury poisoning. It removes heavy metals from the blood, such as lead or mercury, and is excreted in urine. It is very allergenic (contains peanut).
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Novarsan ampoules

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Dates
1952
circa 1952
Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
Accession Number
995003039 a-k
Description
Box containing 10 ampoules of Novarsan consisting of (a) a one-piece cardboard box which contains (b-k) 10 boxed ampoules of Novarsan; each sealed box has a printed instruction sheet and a glass ampoule containing the yellow powdered form of Novarsan.
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Accession Number
995003039 a-k
Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
MeSH Heading
Syphilis -- drug therapy
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- ampoule
Description
Box containing 10 ampoules of Novarsan consisting of (a) a one-piece cardboard box which contains (b-k) 10 boxed ampoules of Novarsan; each sealed box has a printed instruction sheet and a glass ampoule containing the yellow powdered form of Novarsan.
Number Of Parts
11
Part Names
a - box - Size: Length 12.2 cm. x Width 8.0 cm. x Depth 5.0 cm.
b-k - boxed ampoules x 10 - Size: Length 7.8 cm. x Width 2.3 cm. x Depth 2.3 cm.
Maker
Synthetic Drug Co. Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1952
circa 1952
Material
glass: clear
medicine: yellow
cardboard: blue; beige
paper: off-white
Inscriptions
Label on vial reads: "Novarsan Brand Neoarsphenamine 10 Ampoules Batch no. 45 For Physicians use only Poison The Novarsan in this package has been biologically tested under arrangements approved by the Canadian Government and the British Ministry of Health. Manufacturers Synthetic Drug Company, Limited Toronto Canada"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-5 Row B
Condition Remarks
The outer box and 10 inner boxes containing the ampoules were very dirty and dusty; the outer box shows signs of browning (acidity)
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Reference Comments
Sylvia Burkinshaw
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neoarsphenamine ampoule

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Dates
1952
circa 1952
Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
Accession Number
995003040 a-c
Description
Box with Neoarsphenamine consisting of (a) a cardboard box which is rectangular and opens at both ends; (b) written instructions on the use of the medication; (c) a sealed glass ampoule containing the yellow powdered form of the medication Neoarsphenamine.
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Accession Number
995003040 a-c
Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
MeSH Heading
Syphilis -- drug therapy
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- ampoule
Description
Box with Neoarsphenamine consisting of (a) a cardboard box which is rectangular and opens at both ends; (b) written instructions on the use of the medication; (c) a sealed glass ampoule containing the yellow powdered form of the medication Neoarsphenamine.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - box - Size: Length 7.7 cm. x Width 2.3 cm. x Depth 2.3 cm.
b - written instructions - Size: Length 22.4 cm. x Width 14.3 cm.
c - ampoule - Size: Length 6.7 cm. x Width 1.6 cm.
Maker
Synthetic Drug Co. Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1952
circa 1952
Material
glass: clear
medicine: yellow
cardboard: blue; white
paper: off-white
Inscriptions
Box reads: "Novarsan Brand Neoarsphenamine 0.6 gram. F892 Batch No."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-3 Row C
Condition Remarks
Box and contents were very dirty and dusty; right end of box has a tear in the cardboard and the seal is broken; instruction sheet is brownish in colour (likely is acidic)
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Reference Comments
Sylvia Burkinshaw
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neoarsphenamine ampoule

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Dates
1952
circa 1952
Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
Accession Number
995003041 a-c
Description
Box with Neoarsphenamine consisting of (a) a cardboard box which is rectangular and opens at both ends; (b) written instructions on the use of the medication; (c) a sealed glass ampoule containing the yellow powdered form of the medication Neoarsphenamine.
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Accession Number
995003041 a-c
Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
MeSH Heading
Syphilis -- drug therapy
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- ampoule
Description
Box with Neoarsphenamine consisting of (a) a cardboard box which is rectangular and opens at both ends; (b) written instructions on the use of the medication; (c) a sealed glass ampoule containing the yellow powdered form of the medication Neoarsphenamine.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - box - Size: Length 7.7 cm. x Width 2.3 cm. x Depth 2.3 cm.
b - written instructions - Size: Length 22.4 cm. x Width 14.3 cm.
c - ampoule - Size: Length 6.7 cm. x Width 1.6 cm.
Maker
Synthetic Drug Co. Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1952
circa 1952
Material
glass: clear
medicine: yellow
cardboard: blue; white
paper: off-white
Inscriptions
Box reads: "Novarsan Brand Neoarsphenamine 0.6 gram. F892 Batch No."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-3 Row C
Condition Remarks
Box and contents were very dirty and dusty; the paper seal on the box is broken; the instruction sheet is brownish in colour (likely is acidic)
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Reference Comments
Sylvia Burkinshaw
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neoarsphenamine ampoule box

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Dates
1952
circa 1952
Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
Accession Number
995003042 a-c
Description
Box with Neoarsphenamine consisting of (a) a cardboard box which is rectangular and opens at both ends; (b) written instructions on the use of the medication; (c) a sealed glass ampoule containing the yellow powdered form of the medication Neoarsphenamine.
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Accession Number
995003042 a-c
Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
MeSH Heading
Syphilis -- drug therapy
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- ampoule
Description
Box with Neoarsphenamine consisting of (a) a cardboard box which is rectangular and opens at both ends; (b) written instructions on the use of the medication; (c) a sealed glass ampoule containing the yellow powdered form of the medication Neoarsphenamine.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - box - Size: Length 7.7 cm. x Width 2.3 cm. x Depth 2.3 cm.
b - written instructions - Size: Length 22.4 cm. x Width 14.3 cm.
c - ampoule - Size: Length 6.7 cm. x Width 1.6 cm.
Maker
Synthetic Drug Co. Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1952
circa 1952
Material
glass: clear
medicine: yellow
cardboard: blue; white
paper: off-white
Inscriptions
Box reads: "Novarsan Brand Neoarsphenamine 0.6 gram. F892 Batch No."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-3 Row C
Condition Remarks
Box and contents were very dirty and dusty; the paper seal on the box is broken and stained; the instruction sheet is brownish in colour (likely is acidic)
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Reference Comments
Sylvia Burkinshaw
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diarsenol ampoule

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Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
Accession Number
995003078
Description
Glass vial of Diarsenol which consists of a hollow cylindrical glass container which has a flat, sealed and round bottom and tapers to a sealed point at the top; sealed into the vial is a yellow powder (Diarsenol); there is also a paper label attached to the outside of the vial, which has written i…
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Accession Number
995003078
Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
MeSH Heading
Syphilis -- drug therapy
MM= Drugs -- antibiotics -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- ampoule
Description
Glass vial of Diarsenol which consists of a hollow cylindrical glass container which has a flat,
sealed and round bottom and tapers to a sealed point at the top; sealed into the vial is a
yellow powder (Diarsenol); there is also a paper label attached to the outside of the vial,
which has written information about the contents
Number Of Parts
1
Maker
Synthetic Drug Company Limited
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Material
glass: clear
Diarsenol: yellow
paper: off-white
Inscriptions
Paper label on the vial reads, "Diarsenol brand (Arsphenamine) 0.6 Gram // Synthetic Drug Company Limited Toronto - Canada"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-3 Box 3
Dimension Notes
Length: 6.5 cm. x Width: 1.5 cm.
Condition Remarks
Vial was dirty and dusty; the paper label on the outside has a small tear at the back and a
stain at the bottom of the front; the glass is sealed and the Diarsenol is intact
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #2
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