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xylocaine ampoules

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Dates
1943
1960
circa 1943-1960
Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
995005098 a-m
Description
(a) A rectangular cardboard box with a folding top; holds (b-m); printed label has a ten-pointed star on it; (b) rectangular sheet of paper with instructional information on xylocaine; folded in 8 sections; (c) rectangular cardboard holder made of two stacked rectangular boxes (three horizontal lay…
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Accession Number
995005098 a-m
Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Anesthetics, Local
MM= Drugs -- anesthetics
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- ampoule
Description
(a) A rectangular cardboard box with a folding top; holds (b-m); printed label has a ten-pointed star on it; (b) rectangular sheet of paper with instructional information on xylocaine; folded in 8 sections; (c) rectangular cardboard holder made of two stacked rectangular boxes (three horizontal layers) and pierced with ten circular holes that fit the xylocaine ampoules (d-m); a fold of cardboard secures the ampoules in place; (d-m) cylindrical glass ampoule, half-filled with clear liquid; bottom is flat, while the top tapers to a long neck and rounded tip.
Number Of Parts
13
Part Names
a - box - Size - Length 9.9 cm x Width 4.4 cm x Depth 7.1 cm
b - instruction sheet - Size - Length 21.1 cm x Width 17.3 cm
c - holder - Size - Length 9.2 cm x Width 4.1 cm x Depth 2.1 cm
d - ampoule - Size - Length 6.0 cm x Diam. 1.0 cm
e - ampoule - Size - Length 6.0 cm x Diam. 1.0 cm
f - ampoule - Size - Length 6.0 cm x Diam. 1.0 cm
g - ampoule - Size - Length 6.0 cm x Diam. 1.0 cm
h - ampoule - Size - Length 6.0 cm x Diam. 1.0 cm
i - ampoule - Size - Length 6.0 cm x Diam. 1.0 cm
j - ampoule - Size - Length 6.0 cm x Diam. 1.0 cm
k - ampoule - Size - Length 6.0 cm x Diam. 1.0 cm
l - ampoule - Size - Length 6.0 cm x Diam. 1.0 cm
m - ampoule - Size - Length 6.0 cm x Diam. 1.0 cm
Provenance
Owned and used by Dr. Burns of Napanee, Ont., a 1947 graduate of the Queen's University Medical Program; some items belonged to Dr. Stratton, who held the Napanee practice prior to Dr. Burns.
Maker
Astra Pharmaceuticals (Canada) Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Cooksville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1943
1960
circa 1943-1960
Date Remarks
Xylocaine discovered in 1943; widely accepted by the 1950s.
Material
cardboard: blue; off-white
paper: tan; blue
glass: clear
xylocaine: clear
Inscriptions
(a) Illegible handwriting on lid; printed on side: "10 Ampules 2 cc size // XYLOCAINE® // HCP 2% // (Lidocaine Hydrochloride // Injection, U.S.P.) // AN AQUEOUS SOLUTION // WITHOUT EPINEPHRINE // MADE IN [inside ten-pointed star: ASTRA] CANADA // ASTRA // PHARMACEUTICALS (CANADA) LTD // TORONTO 18 *CAN PATENT NO 503 645 ONTARIO"; printed on top, vertically, facing left: "CAUTION: To be used only by or // on prescription of physician or // dentist. // Consult accompanying circular for // dosage details and directions for // use. // LOT 303."; printed on top, vertically, facing right: "Each cc. contains: // Xylocaine Hydrochloride // (Lidocaine // Hydrochloride) [series of '–'] 0.02 Gm. // Sodium Chloride [series of '–'] 0.006 Gm. // Methylparaben [series of '–'] 0.001 Gm. // Water for injections [series of '–'] q.s. ad 1 cc"; (b) printed on sheet, front page: "XYLOCAINE® HYDROCHLORIDE // (brand of Lidocaine [filled-in five-pointed star] U.S.P.) // AN AQUEOUS SOLUTION FOR LOCAL ANESTHESIA // PACKING // [packaging information listed] // INDICATIONS // [instructions for use listed] // *Canadian Patent No. 503.645 MADE IN CANADA"; second page: "XYLOCAINE DOSAGES // [dosages listed]"; third page: "TOPICAL USE // [use listed] // MAXIMUM DOSE // [dosage information listed]"; back page: "TREATMENT OF OVERDOSAGE // [treatments listed] // NOTES [usage notes listed] // AUTOCLAVING // [procedures listed] // S 50M—1-65 // ASTRA // PHARMACEUTICALS (CANADA) LTD. // COOKSVILLE, ONTARIO"; (d-m): printed on ampoule: "2 cc // XYLOCAINE HCL 2% // (Lidocaine Brand) // PLAIN SOLUTION // ASTRA // TORONTO 18, CANADA"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-5 Row A
Condition Remarks
(a) Liquid stain on top surface; corners worn; (b) instruction sheet heavily creased, slightly discoloured; (c) slightly stained; (d-m) in good condition.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
Reference Comments
Web site (online pharmaceutical database)
Research Facts
Used as a local anaesthetic; still in use today
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Eugenol U. S. P.

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Dates
1955
1965
circa 1955-1965
Category
Dental
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Dental
Accession Number
019002004
Description
Small rectangular semi-transparent brown glass bottle of Eugenol U. S. P. with non-removable cylindrical black plastic screw cap; three quarters full with liquid; while sealed, there is a slight odor of the scent of cloves; flat side walls with top arch and beveled corners; round shoulders taper to…
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Accession Number
019002004
Category
Dental
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Dental
MeSH Heading
Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Drugs -- Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
MM= Drugs -- container -- bottle
Dental Care
Analgesics
Anesthetics, Local
MM= Drugs -- anesthetics
MM= Drugs -- anesthetics -- container
Toothache
Root Canal Therapy
Pain -- drug therapy
Description
Small rectangular semi-transparent brown glass bottle of Eugenol U. S. P. with non-removable cylindrical black plastic screw cap; three quarters full with liquid; while sealed, there is a slight odor of the scent of cloves; flat side walls with top arch and beveled corners; round shoulders taper to short cylindrical neck, round neck ring, and cylindrical finish with external thread; mold lines on sides from base to top and around neck and base; circular mold mark and embossed manufacturers information on bottom; rectangular cream paper label with product information wrapped around all sides; cap has slightly rounded top, vertical ridges on exterior sides and internal thread.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to donor; in use at Kingston Penitentiary, Kingston, Ontario Canada.
Maker
Anachemia Chemicals LTD.
Dates
1955
1965
circa 1955-1965
Date Remarks
Anachemia Chemicals founded in 1955
Material
glass: brown
paper: cream
ink: black
plastic: black
Inscriptions
Printed on label: “8 ML. // 6505-21-114-6231 // EUGENOL U. S. P. // ANACHEMIA CHEMICALS LTD.”; hand written on label: “TOOTH // ACHE // g h s”; stamped on proper back of label in blue ink: “571124”; embossed on bottom: “D // 1829 // 13”
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A
Length
6.0 cm
Width
2.1 cm
Depth
2.1 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Minor yellowing all over label; minor soiling all over label; minor soiling on sides of cap
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
Website
Document
Reference Comments
“Eugenol U.S.P.” Darby Dental Supply Company, 2019. Accessed 14 June 2019.
Miller, George L. and Elizabeth A. Jorgensen. “Some Notes on Bottle Mould Numbers from the Dominion Glass Company and its Predecessors.” Park Canada, 1984.
Kingston Penitentiary is a former maximum security prison located in Kingston, Ontario, Canada, between King Street West and Lake Ontario. Opened : June 1, 1835; Closed: 2013 Security class : Maximum security Capacity : 564; a national historic site.
Research Facts
Eugenol is an anesthetic and analgesic used to treat tooth pain; commonly used for root canal therapy.
The D in diamond symbol embossed on the bottom indicates the bottle itself was made by Canadian glass manufacturer Dominion Glass Company.
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