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Anesthone Cream No. 5

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Dates
1943
circa 1943
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
000001332 a-d
Description
Foil tube (b) with threaded plastic cap (c) in a cardboard box (a), along with a paper leaflet (d); tube has a paper label around circumference.
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Accession Number
000001332 a-d
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Ointments
Astringents -- therapeutic use
Anesthetics -- therapeutic use
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
Description
Foil tube (b) with threaded plastic cap (c) in a cardboard box (a), along with a paper leaflet (d); tube has a paper label around circumference.
Number Of Parts
4
Part Names
a - box - Size: Length 10.6 cm x Width 2.9 cm x Depth 2.1 cm
b - tube - Size: Length 8.3 cm x Diam. 1.9 cm
c - cap - Size: Depth 1.9 cm x Diam. 0.9 cm
d - leaflet (unfolded) - Size: Length 16.0 cm x Width 10.2 cm
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co.
Dates
1943
circa 1943
Date Remarks
Based on lot number
Material
cardboard: cream; red; black
metal: silver
paper: cream; red; blue; beige; black
plastic: black
Inscriptions
(a) Top: "1/2 OUNCE OINTMENT No. 5 // ANESTHONE CREAM, IMPROVED // ANESTHETIC CREAM REC. U.S. PAT. OFF. // Contains Adrenalin, (Epinephrine, P.D. & Co.) 1:5000, Ephedrine Hydrochloride, 2%, Ethyl Aminobenzoate, 10%. // PARKE, DAVIS & CO. DETROIT, MICH., U.S.A."; "DIRECTIONS FOR USE // Apply a small quantity of the cream to the surface where desired, using the elongated // nozzle or the tip of the finger. Use three or four times daily, or as directed // by the physician. // 50 // PRINTED BY PARKE, DAVIS & CO., DETROIT, MICH."; bottom: "BRANCHES // [22 cities listed]"; back: "Anesthone Cream Improved is of value giving symptomatic relief to // mucous surfaces where there is extreme sensitiveness and congestion. // While possessing local anesthetic properties it is not habit-forming."; right side: "ANESTHONE // CREAM, IMPROVED"; left side: identical to right side; (b) front: "OINTMENT No. 5 // ANESTHONE CREAM // OMPROVED // ANESTHETIC // CREAM // Local Anesthetic, Astringent // PARKE, DAVIS & CO. // WALKERVILLE, ONT."; back: "C755108 // Contains Adrena- // lin, 1:5000, Ephedrine // Hydrochloride, 2%, // Para-amino-ethyl- // benzoate, 10%, in a // bland oleaginous // base. // To remove, slip label // over top of tube."; (c) "To the Medical Profession // Anesthone Cream // (Improved) // [text follows] // Clinical Indications [text follows] // Packages [text follows] // PARKE, DAVIS [logo, see sketch on accession sheet] * COMPANY // W L Rev 3-32 Printed by Parke, Davis & Co., Walkerville, Ont."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-8 Row F
Condition Remarks
Box yellowing, dirty, scuffed, dented; tube dented, but no corrosion; label and leaflet yellowing; leaflet tattered at edges
Copy Type
Original
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
Images
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