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Pantocain Ointment

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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, Pain
Accession Number
1977.8.29 a-c
Description
A cardboard box containing a metal tube of Pantocain with a metal cap; information is printed on box tube and box.
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Accession Number
1977.8.29 a-c
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Analgesics
Pain -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- anesthetics -- container
Description
A cardboard box containing a metal tube of Pantocain with a metal cap; information is printed on box tube and box.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - tube - Size: Length 6.2 cm
b - box - Size: Length 7.2 cm x Width 2.0 cm x Depth 2.0 cm
c - cap - Size: Diam. 1.2 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. J.W. Scott.
Maker
Winthrop Chemical Company, Inc.
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1950
1959
circa 1950-1959
Material
cardboard: light green; black; white; green
metal: green; black; red
Inscriptions
Printed on one side of tube: "PANTOCAIN // Reg. U.S. Pat. Off. & Canada // BRAND OF TETRACAIN // COMPOUND // OINTMENT // Anesthetic // Antiseptic // WINTHROP // CHEMICAL // COMPANY, INC. // 170 VARICK ST. // NEW YORK, N.Y. // CANADA: WINDSOR, ONT."; "PHYSICIAN'S // SAMPLE"; printed on other side of tube: "FOR ALLAYING / PAIN AND PRURITUS // IN BURNS, ULCERS, // SKIN ERUPTIONS, // SUNBURN, ETC. // ALSO FOR RELIEF // OF HEMORRHOIDS // Perforated Pile Pipe // Supplied with // TRADE PACKAGE "WINTHROP" // FORMULA // 1/2% PANTOCAIN // (AS HYDROCHLORIDE) // 1% BIS-OXYBROMPHENYL // SULFIDE // 1/2% MENTHOL"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-8 Row F
Copy Type
Original
Images
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Apothesine tablets vial

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Dates
1929
circa 1929
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
000001239 a-g
Description
Glass vial (g) stopped with a cork that was sealed with plastic shrink wrap; vial is in packaging that consists of a cardboard box in two parts (a,b), inside of which is a cardboard sleeve (c) into which fits a sheet of cardboard (d) folded to form a divider; between the box and the sleeve is a she…
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Accession Number
000001239 a-g
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Anesthesia, Local
MM= Drugs -- anesthetics -- container
Description
Glass vial (g) stopped with a cork that was sealed with plastic shrink wrap; vial is in packaging that consists of a cardboard box in two parts (a,b), inside of which is a cardboard sleeve (c) into which fits a sheet of cardboard (d) folded to form a divider; between the box and the sleeve is a sheet of cardboard (f) with a smaller piece of much thicker cardboard glued to one side; this is apparently to make space for a paper leaflet (e) between the box and the sleeve and to prevent it from falling out of reach in the box.
Number Of Parts
7
Part Names
a - box top - Size: Length 4.8 cm x Width 5.0 cm x Depth 1.8 cm
b - box bottom - Size: Length 5.3 cm x Width 5.0 cm x Depth 1.8 cm
c- sleeve - Size: Length 9.0 cm x Width 4.9 cm Depth 1.2 cm
d - divider (unfolded) - Size: Length 8.7 cm x Width 8.5 cm
e - leaflet (unfolded) - Size: Length 17.0 cm x Width 11.7 cm
f - spacer - Size: Length 7.6 cm x Width 4.7 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
g - vial - Size: Length 9.6 cm x Diam. 0.7 cm
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co.
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1929
circa 1929
Date Remarks
Based on lot number
Material
cardboard: burgundy; grey; cream
paper: white; red; black; beige
cork: brown
glass: translucent yellow
plastic: translucent yellow
Inscriptions
(a) "100 [printed] [overwritten by] [illeg.] 20 [handwritten] // HYPODERMIC // TABLETS // No. 216 // (IN VIALS OF 20) [printed] // 8 [illeg.] tablet [handwritten]"; (b) front: "APOTHESINE // Canada Patent, April 3, 1917. // 1 1/4 GRAINS // One tablet dissolved in 60 // minims of water makes a 2% // solution (approximately) // C678976 [stamped] // PARKE, DAVIS & CO. // WALKERVILLE, // ONTARIO, CANADA"; bottom: "HYPODERMIC TABLETS // No. 216 // APOTHESINE // 1 1/4 GRAINS"; (e) "Apothesine // [leaflet lists chemical properties, indications, contraindications, dosages, and packaging information] // Parke, Davis & Company. // 141936 // Printed in the U.S.A. [stamped]"; (g) "20 HYPODERMIC TABLETS // No. 216 // APOTHESINE, 1 1/4 GRAINS // Canada Patent, April 3, 1917. // One tablet dissolved in 60 minims of water makes a 2% // solution (approximately). // C678976 [stamped] // PARKE, DAVIS & COMPANY"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-4 Box 3
Condition Remarks
Box abraded; label peeling, dirty; cardboard pieces inside yellowed, tattered around edges; plastic seal around neck broken; no other problems with vial or cork apparent
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System; CD #8
Images
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