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White Camphalum carbolated veterinary antiseptic powder

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Dates
1947
circa 1947
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
Accession Number
000001312
Description
A cylindrical metal can with a paper label around circumference; can is wrapped in translucent waxed paper, which is sealed at top and bottom, but torn in numerous places
Accession Number
000001312
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
MeSH Heading
Disinfection
Anti-Infective Agents, Local
Veterinary Drugs
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- tin
Description
A cylindrical metal can with a paper label around circumference; can is wrapped in translucent waxed paper, which is sealed at top and bottom, but torn in numerous places
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co.
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1947
circa 1947
Date Remarks
Based on lot number
Material
paper: white; black; translucent yellow-brown
metal: silver
Inscriptions
(a) Front: "4 OUNCES // WHITE // CAMPHALUM // (CARBONATED) // VETERINARY ANTISEPTIC POWDER // A COMBINATION OF CAMPHOR, ALUM // CARBOLIC ACID (NOT MORE THAN 4%) AND // BORIC ACID WITH INERT DILUENTS. // FOR USE ON SUPERFICIAL WOUNDS, // SORES, ETC., WHERE THE SKIN IS // BROKEN // SPRINKLE FREELY UPON // AFFECTED PARTS // PARKE, DAVIS & CO. // WALKERVILLE, ONTARIO"; left side: "INVERT CAN AND TAP BOTTOM // WITH THE FINGER"; right side: "[left side repeated] // 480"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-6 Row B
Dimension Notes
Length 9.7 cm x Diam. 6.1 cm
Condition Remarks
Paper wrapper is torn in many places, especially at the top and bottom edges; stained on bottom; can is corroding on bottom; no apparent problems with label
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
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surgical lubricant tube

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact4131
Dates
1930
circa 1930
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
000001324 a-d
Description
A foil tube (b) with threaded metal 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
000001324 a-d
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Anti-Infective Agents, Local
Lubrication
Physical Examination
Description
A foil tube (b) with threaded metal 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 12.5 cm x Width 3.5 cm x Depth 2.5 cm
b - tube - Size: Length 10.8 cm x Diam. 2.3 cm
c - cap - Size: Depth 0.6 cm x Diam. 1.0 cm
d - leaflet (unfolded) - Size: Length 15.9 cm x Width 10.1cm
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co.
Dates
1930
circa 1930
Date Remarks
Based on lot number
Material
metal: silver
cardboard: cream; yellow; red
paper: cream; red; black
Inscriptions
(a) Top: "SURGICAL LUBRICANT // (GLYCERIN EMOLLIENT) // DESIGNED AS A LUBRICANT IN GYNECOLOGICAL AND SURGICAL EXAMINATIONS // PARKE, DAVIS & COMPANY"; front: "Surgical Lubricant is a soluble combination of tragacanth, chon- // drus, glycerin and boric acid, with aromatics. // Printed by Parke, Davis & Co., Detroit, Mich., U.S.A."; back: "Surgical Lubricant, when properly used, reduces the danger of // carrying infection on the examining finger or instrument. It is readily // soluble in water and the hands can be thoroughly and quickly // cleansed by washing them in the ordinary way."; back: "PARKE, DAVIS & CO. // LABORATORIES // DETROIT, U.S.A. WALKERVILLE, CANADA LONDON, ENGLAND // SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL // BRANCHES // [23 cities listed]"; right side: "SURGICAL // [logo, see sketch on accession sheet] // LUBRICANT"; left side: identical to right side; (b) front: "1¼ OUNCES // SURGICAL // LUBRICANT // (GLYCERIN EMOLLIENT) // DESIGNED AS A LUBRICANT // IN GYNECOLOGICAL AND // SURGICAL EXAMINATIONS. [printed] // C682547 [stamped] // PARKE, DAVIS & CO. // WALKERVILLE, ONT., CANADA"; back: "A combination of // Tragacanth, Chondrus, // Glycerin and Boric Acid // with Aromatics // DIRECTIONS: // The finger or Instrument // upon which the Lubricant // is to be used should be // dry; if wet the Lubricant // does not adhere or spread well." (c) "To the medical profession. // Surgical Lubricant // (Glycerin // Emollient) // [text follows listing lubricant's properties, uses and gives directions for use] // Parke, Davis & Company // W.L.Rev. 12-28"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A
Condition Remarks
Box is yellowing, stained; tube is heavily corroded, in places corroded right through and lubricant has leaked out staining the label and the leaflet; leaflet is yellowed.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System; CD #8
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silver nitrate solution capsules

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Dates
1957
circa 1957
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
Accession Number
000001466 a-b
Description
A metal tin with lid hinged at back (a); inside are two capsules and a paper leaflet (b); tin has a round, fluorescent orange sticker on the back.
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Accession Number
000001466 a-b
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
MeSH Heading
Silver Nitrate -- therapeutic use
Anti-Infective Agents, Local
Ophthalmology
Pediatrics
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- tin
Description
A metal tin with lid hinged at back (a); inside are two capsules and a paper leaflet (b); tin has a round, fluorescent orange sticker on the back.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - tin - Size: Length 4.6 cm x Width 3.5 cm x Depth 0.9 cm
b - leaflet (unfolded) - Size: Length 10.6 cm x Width. 7.6 cm
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co., Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Brockville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1957
circa 1957
Date Remarks
Based on lot number
Material
paper: cream; red; orange
metal: white; red
Inscriptions
(a) Top: "2 WAX CAPSULES // SILVER NITRATE // SOLUTION // 1 PER CENT. // For prevention of // ophthalmia neonatorum. // See back panel. // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. // BROCKVILLE, ONTARIO // PRESS HERE"; back: "The contents of one capsule // is sufficient for both eyes, // 2 drops in each eye. // See circul [illeg.] // DO NOT STORE [illeg.] HOT // OR COLD [illeg.] E. // Stock 21-16-2 // Litho. in U.S.A. A.C.C.O. 70-A"; inside lid: "L [encircled] H 125 B [stamped]"; (b) SILVER NITRATE SOLUTION // For Treating the Eyes of Newborn Babies // Make hole with pin. // Squeeze between // thumb and finger. // [text follows with more detailed directions] // Parke, Davis & Co., Ltd. // Brockville, Ontario // FJ"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-4 Row F
Condition Remarks
Some paint scratched off top; lot number is fading; no apparent problems with leaflet.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
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Mercuric Chloride antiseptic tablets

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Dates
1955
circa 1955
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
000001488
Description
A rectangular glass bottle stopped with a cork; bottle has nubbed edges, and has a paper label on front and back and is 2/3 full of coffin-shaped tablets; the top third and neck are stuffed with paper; cork has a label on top.
Accession Number
000001488
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Surgery
Disinfection
Poisons
Anti-Infective Agents, Local
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A rectangular glass bottle stopped with a cork; bottle has nubbed edges, and has a paper label on front and back and is 2/3 full of coffin-shaped tablets; the top third and neck are stuffed with paper; cork has a label on top.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co., Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1955
circa 1955
Date Remarks
Based on lot number
Material
paper: white; red; blue
cork: beige
glass: clear
Inscriptions
Front: "25 C.T. No. 623 // MERCURIC CHLORIDE // ANTISEPTIC TABLETS // SPECIAL // POISON // COMPRESSED TABLETS // Mercuric Chloride // 8¾ gr. // FOR EXTERNAL USE ONLY // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. // WALKERVILLE, ONTARIO"; right side: "POISON"; back: "[illeg.] POISON 1.50 // ANTIDOTES – White of eggs // or milk in large quantity, // followed by an emetic. // TO PREPARE SOLUTION: // 1:1000 – Dissolve on C.T. // No. 623 in 20 ounces of // water. // 1:2000 – Dissolve one C.T. // No. 623 in 40 ounces of // water. // 1:4000 – Dissolve one C.T. // No. 623 in 80 ounces of // water. [printed] L F231C // CAUTION – These tablets are // very poisonous and should be // dispensed only with the great- // est precaution. Use poison label // and mark: // "FOR EXTERNAL USE ONLY"; left side: "POISON"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-6 Box 1 Row D
Dimension Notes
Length 7.3 cm x Width 3.1 cm x Depth 2.4 cm
Condition Remarks
Labels yellowing; label on cork scuffed around the edge
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Other
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System; see also 000.001.140, .261
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Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1970.4.29
Description
A white cardboard box containing herbs.
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Accession Number
1970.4.29
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Soaps
Anti-Infective Agents, Local
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Description
A white cardboard box containing herbs.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. R.G. Guest of Toronto.
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co.
Site Made (City)
Detroit
Site Made (State)
Michigan
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
cardboard: white
ink: brown
Inscriptions
Front: "SOAP TREE // (QUILLAJA, N.F. AND B.P.) // Quillaja Saponaria Mol. // No. 243 // PARKE, DAVIS & CO. // DETROIT, MICH. U.S.A. // WALKERVILLE, ONTARIO, CANADA"; on side: "PROPERTIES—Frequently used as a // substitute for soap. When administered // internally, it is an excellent and uniform // expectorant. // Dose, of a half-ounce to the // pint infusion, one tablespoonful (15 cc) // for adults, and one teaspoonful (4 cc) // for a child. Should be administered // hourly."; on side: "SOAP TREE // This substance can frequently be advantage- // ously employed in place of soap for removing // dirt, grease, etc., from delicate fabrics. Steep // the contents of this package in two pints of hot // water. When cool, strain and use the liquid to // sponge the cloth. Some prefer to use three or // four times the volume of water, and wash the // fabrics in the strained liquid."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-5 Row E
Dimension Notes
Length 7.0 cm x Width 3.5 cm x Depth 4.0 cm
Copy Type
Original
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Iodex Methyl Salicyl

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Dates
1910
circa 1910
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1972.15.79 a-c
Description
Off-white cardboard box containing a round tin of ointment and a circular.
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Accession Number
1972.15.79 a-c
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Iodine
Anti-Infective Agents, Local
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- tin
Description
Off-white cardboard box containing a round tin of ointment and a circular.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
box - Size: Length 5.0 cm x Width 5.0 cm x Depth 1.5 cm
tin - Size: Depth 1.0 cm x Diam. 4.5 cm
circular
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: the Nightingale Tea Room, Elora, Ontario, on behalf of St. John's Church, Elora; instruments from a local doctor's general practice.
Maker
Menley & James Ltd.
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1910
circa 1910
Material
cardboard: off-white
ink: blue; olive-green
metal
ointment
Inscriptions
On front of box is printed: "IODEX c Methyl Salicyl // Iodex c Methyl Salicyl is an ointment containing the organic iodine compound Mono-Iodo-Oleic Acid and Oil of Wintergreen (synthetic). // Menley & James Ltd, New York // Approx. 1/4 OZ."; on sides: "PHYSICIANS SAMPLE"; On back: "IODEX // c Methyl Salicyl // DIRECTIONS // Apply liberally and rub in until // colour disappears. If parts are too // tender, apply freely and cover with // light, loose bandage. // Caution: Do not use // tight or heavy air- // excluding bandage // PRINTED IN U.S.A."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-8 Row E
Condition Remarks
Box and circular both stained by leaking ointment.
Copy Type
Original
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Unguentum Acid boric jar

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Dates
1900
1980
1900-1980
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Dermatology
Accession Number
1979.21.57
Description
A glass jar with a screw-on lid and a paper label contains a translucent, yellowish ointment.
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Accession Number
1979.21.57
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Dermatology
MeSH Heading
Anti-Infective Agents, Local
Ointments
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- jar
Description
A glass jar with a screw-on lid and a paper label contains a translucent, yellowish ointment.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. J.A. McArthur, Blackstock Dispensary, Blackstock, Ont.
Maker
The E.B. Shuttleworth Chemical Company, Ltd., Manufacturing Chemists
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1900
1980
1900-1980
Date Remarks
Original record had "20c."
Material
glass: clear
metal: greyish-brown
ointment: translucent yellow
paper: brown; black
Inscriptions
Printed on the label: "UNG. // ACID BORIC B.P. // THE E.B. SHUTTLEWORTH // CHEMICAL COMPANY LIMITED, // MANUFACTURING CHEMISTS // TORONTO, CANADA"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-8 Row A
Dimension Notes
Length 10.3 cm x Diam. 8.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Label worn, discoloured; rust on lid.
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
From the Blackstock Dispensary, built in 1876; practising physicians in the dispensary: Dr. John Montgomery 1876-1882; Dr. Auron J. Campbell 1882-1888; Dr. Wm. A Fish 1888-1901; Dr. John McCullough 1901-1906; Dr. Robert B. Harris 1906-1908; Dr. Archibald McArthur 1908-1925; Dr. John A. McArthur 1919-1966.
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Dates
1800
1906
1800-1906
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1980.18.144 a-b
Description
A paper package containing a bottle of Borolyptol antiseptic solution; sealed bottle full of a yellow liquid; corked.
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Accession Number
1980.18.144 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Disinfection
Anti-Infective Agents, Local
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A paper package containing a bottle of Borolyptol antiseptic solution; sealed bottle full of a yellow liquid; corked.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
bottle (?) - Size: Length 20.5 cm x Width 7.0 cm
package
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
The Palisade Manufacturing Co.
Site Made (City)
Yonkers
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1800
1906
1800-1906
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."; June 30, 1906 printed on package.
Material
paper: dark yellow; black
glass
cork
liquid: yellow
Inscriptions
Printed on package: "BOROLYPTOL // The Palisade Man'f'g Co. Yonkers, N.Y. // 199 Guaranteed by the Palisade Manfg. Co. under the food and drugs act, June 30, 1906 // An ideal antiseptic and anti-zymotic fluid for Internal and External use // Antagonistic to all disease breeding germs."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-1 Row D
Condition Remarks
Package coming apart.
Copy Type
Original
Images
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Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1980.18.145
Description
A flat glass bottle with rounded shoulders, narrow neck, and pronounced lip; paper label; cork closure; about 1/4 full of liquid.
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Accession Number
1980.18.145
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Disinfection
Anti-Infective Agents, Local
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A flat glass bottle with rounded shoulders, narrow neck, and pronounced lip; paper label; cork closure; about 1/4 full of liquid.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
The Palisade Manufacturing Co.
Site Made (City)
Yonkers
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
glass: transparent
paper: brown; black
cork: brown
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "BOROLYPTOL // The Palisade Man'f'g Co. Yonkers, N.Y. // An ideal Antiseptic and Germicidal Fluid for Internal and External use. // Antagonistic to All Disease Breeding Germs."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-1 Row D
Dimension Notes
Length 20.5 cm x Width 7.0 cm
Copy Type
Original
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acid boric compressed tablet

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact7876
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1980.18.258
Description
A square glass bottle with tiny shoulders and a neck almost the size of the body, ending in a large lip and a cork; paper label; filled with white tablets.
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Accession Number
1980.18.258
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Wounds and Injuries
Disinfection
Antisepsis
Anti-Infective Agents, Local
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter-- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- tin
Description
A square glass bottle with tiny shoulders and a neck almost the size of the body, ending in a large lip and a cork; paper label; filled with white tablets.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
Shuttleworth Chemical Co.
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
glass: amber
cork: brown
paper: beige; black
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "COMPRESSED TABLETS // Acid Boric // Properties: Antiseptic // DOSE: [illeg.] // SHUTTLEWORTH CHEMICAL CO. // Limited // Manufacturing Chemists, [illeg.]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-6 Box 5 Row D
Length
10.5 cm
Width
3.8 cm
Depth
3.8 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Torn label; #2: no cracks or chips in the bottle; cork appears whole; top red paper covering loose on one side; paper label yellowed, dirty, and torn in the lower proper left quadrant.
Copy Type
Original
Exhibit History
Agnes Etherington Art Centre - July 2002
"When Medicine Met Science," Museum of Health Care, April 29, 2003 - 25 Jan 2017
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