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Dates
1955
1965
1955-1965
Collection
Dr. Clifford W. Bennett Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
995006008 a-c
Description
A bottle of unicaine HCl solution (local anaesthetic) in a box; the bottle (a) is clear with a firmly attached metal cap with a rubber center for the insertion of a needle; the bottle is about 1/5 of the way filled; there is a secondary removable metal cap (b) which fits over the rubber one; the bo…
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Accession Number
995006008 a-c
Collection
Dr. Clifford W. Bennett Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Anesthesia, Local
Anesthesiology, instrumentation
MM= Drugs -- anesthetics -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A bottle of unicaine HCl solution (local anaesthetic) in a box; the bottle (a) is clear with a firmly attached metal cap with a rubber center for the insertion of a needle; the bottle is about 1/5 of the way filled; there is a secondary removable metal cap (b) which fits over the rubber one; the bottle is stored in a cardboard box.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - bottle
b - cap
c - box
Provenance
Owned and used by Dr. Clifford. W. Bennett.
Maker
Novocol Chemical Mfg. Co. of Canada Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1955
1965
1955-1965
Material
glass: clear
metal: silver
rubber: tan
cardboard: beige, pink
Inscriptions
"UNICAINE HCl // SOLUTION // 38 mg. per cc. with // SUPRANOL 1:60,000 // Novel // 30cc 30cc // LOCAL ANAESTHETIC // Each cc. contains: Unacaine HCl 0.038 gm. // Supranol 0.000017 gm. // Brand of Epinephrine // U.S.P. (Natural) // Sodium Bisulfite // 0.0015 gm. // Distilled water // q.s.ad. // Novocol Chemical // Mfg. Co. of Canada Ltd. // TORONTO 5, ONTARIO" printed on the box and bottle
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-5 Box 3 Row A
Dimension Notes
a - bottle - Size: Length 8.0 cm x Diam. 3.2 cm
b - cap - Size: Depth 0.7 cm x Diam. 2.3 cm
c - box - Size: Length 8.5 cm x Width 3.5 cm x Depth 3.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Some deterioration of the label and box.
Research Facts
Dr. Bennett graduated from Queen's Meds in 1921. He was a general practitioner in Kingston and practiced medicine at 197 Queen St. He practiced from 1925 until his death in 1964; he had a certificate in obstetrics.
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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-A
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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