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Acetophen Compound with Codeine

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Dates
1950
1963
circa 1950-1963
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
993004223
Description
Physician's sample of liquid acetophen compound with codeine in small glass tube with cork closure; full vial; tablets have solidified and are starting to deteriorate.
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Accession Number
993004223
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Analgesics
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter headache remedies -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- vial
MM= Drugs -- narcotics -- container
MM= Drugs -- anti-pyretic -- container
Description
Physician's sample of liquid acetophen compound with codeine in small glass tube with cork closure; full vial; tablets have solidified and are starting to deteriorate.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. C. M. Bracken.
Maker
Charles E. Frosst & Co.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1950
1963
circa 1950-1963
Material
metal: silver
glass: clear
paper: burgundy; yellow
pills:
Inscriptions
Printed in burgundy on yellow paper label: Physician's Sample // C.T. No. 262 "Frosst" // ACETOPHEN COMPOUND // with CODEINE // (GREY) // Frosst // Rx // Acetophen 3 1/2 gr. // Phenacetin 2 1/2 gr. // Caffeine Citrate 1/2 gr. // Codeine Phosphate 1/8 gr. // DOSE: - One or two tablets every four hours. // Antipyretic, analgesic, sedative. // 270916 // Charles E. Frosst & Co. // MONTREAL - CANADA
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-4 Row E
Dimension Notes
Length 5.3 cm. x Diam. 1.7 cm.
Condition Remarks
(no initial comments); # 2: metal cap on the container shows three small spots of corrosion on the outer edge
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Acetophen emergency kit

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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
1977.8.45 a-j
Description
A flat, rectangular cardboard box (i) with a cardboard cover (j) contains four vials (a, c, e, g) with metal / cork tops (b, d, f, h); each vial has a paper label wrapped around it, and each label is slightly different.
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Accession Number
1977.8.45 a-j
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Analgesics
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter headache remedies -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- vial
MM= Drugs -- narcotics -- container
MM= Drugs -- anti-pyretic -- container
Description
A flat, rectangular cardboard box (i) with a cardboard cover (j) contains four vials (a, c, e, g) with metal / cork tops (b, d, f, h); each vial has a paper label wrapped around it, and each label is slightly different.
Number Of Parts
10
Part Names
a - vial - Size: Length 5.1 cm x Diam. 1.5 cm
b - cork - Size: Depth 1.3 cm x Diam. 1.7 cm
c - vial - Size: Length 5.1 cm x Diam. 1.5 cm
d - cork - Size: Depth 1.3 cm x Diam. 1.7 cm
e - vial - Size: Length 5.1 cm x Diam. 1.5 cm
f - cork - Size: Depth 1.3 cm x Diam. 1.7 cm
g - vial - Size: Length 5.1 cm x Diam. 1.5 cm
h - cork - Size: Depth 1.3 cm x Diam. 1.7 cm
i - container - Size: Length 7.6 cm x Width 6.0 cm x Depth 1.9 cm
j - container cover - Size: Length 7.3 cm x Width 6.0 cm x Depth 2.0 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. J.W. Scott.
Maker
Charles E. Frosst
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1950
1959
circa 1950-1959
Material
glass
metal
cork
cardboard: yellow; brown
paper: yellow; brown
Inscriptions
Paper label for (a) reads: "Physician's Specimen // C.T. No. 263 // Frosst // "ACETOPHEN" COMPOUND // Rx 3 // Frosst // Rx "Acetophen" 7/8 gr. // Phenacetin 5/8 gr. // Caffeine citrate 1/8 gr. // Dose: – One or two tablets // every four hours // Antipyretic, analgesic. // 8-0"; (c) has: "Physician's Specimen // C.T. No. 292 // Frosst // "ACETOPHEN" COMPOUND // with CODEINE, 1/2 gr. // Rx 3 // Frosst // Rx "Acetophen" 3 1/2 gr. // Phenacetin 2 1/2 gr. // Caffeine citrate 1/8 gr. // Codeine Phosphate 1/2 gr. // Dose: – One tablet every four // hours, or as directed by physician // Antipyretic, analgesic, sedative. // 25617; (e) has: "Physician's Specimen // C.T. No. 222 // Frosst // "ACETOPHEN" COMPOUND // with Codeine // Frosst // "Acetophen" 3 1/2 gr. // Phenacetin 2 1/2 gr. // Caffeine citrate 1/2 gr. // Codeine phosphate 1/8 gr. // Dose: – One or two tablets // every four hours // Antipyretic, analgesic, sedative. // 25597"; (g) has, "Physician's Specimen // C.T. No. 282 // Frosst // "ACETOPHEN" COMPOUND // with Codeine, 1/4 gr. // Rx 2 (yellow) // Frosst // "Acetophen" 3 1/2 gr. // Phenacetin 2 1/2 gr. // Caffeine citrate 1/2 gr. // Codeine phosphate 1/4 gr. // Dose: – One or two tablets // every four hours // Antipyretic, analgesic, sedative. // 25607; the cardboard container has printed on it a summary of the above information.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-4 Row C
Copy Type
Original
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Acetophen emergency kit

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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
1977.8.47 a-j
Description
A cardboard packet with a cardboard cover contains four glass Acetophen vials with metal / cork tops; each vial has a paper label wrapped around it.
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Accession Number
1977.8.47 a-j
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Analgesics
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter headache remedies -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- vial
MM= Drugs -- narcotics -- container
MM= Drugs -- anti-pyretic -- container
Description
A cardboard packet with a cardboard cover contains four glass Acetophen vials with metal / cork tops; each vial has a paper label wrapped around it.
Number Of Parts
10
Part Names
a - vial - Size: Length 5.1 cm x Diam. 1.5 cm
b - cork - Size: Depth 1.3 cm x Diam. 1.7 cm
c - vial - Size: Length 5.1 cm x Diam. 1.5 cm
d - cork - Size: Depth 1.3 cm x Diam. 1.7 cm
e - vial - Size: Length 5.1 cm x Diam. 1.5 cm
f - cork - Size: Depth 1.3 cm x Diam. 1.7 cm
g - vial - Size: Length 5.1 cm x Diam. 1.5 cm
h - cork - Size: Depth 1.3 cm x Diam. 1.7 cm
i - container - Size: Length 7.6 cm x Width 6.0 cm x Depth 1.9 cm
j - container cover - Size: Length 7.3 cm x Width 6.0 cm x Depth 2.0 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. J.W. Scott.
Maker
Charles E. Frosst
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1950
1959
circa 1950-1959
Material
glass
cardboard: yellow; brown
paper: yellow; brown
cork
metal
Inscriptions
The label on each vial has different information on ingredients and dosage; (a) has: "Physician's Sample // Compressed Tablet // ACETOPHEN // 1 Grain // SWEETENED // C.T. No 259 "FROSST" // Frosst [cursive] // Rx // Acetophen .... 1 gr. (0.0648G.) // DOSE: – One to three tablets // Acetophen: The registered trade // mark of Monoaceticacidester of // Salicylic Acid "Frosst." // 258289"; (c) has, "Physician's Sample // COMPRESSED TABLET // ACETOPHEN COMPOUND// (Quarter strength, coloured pink) // SWEETENED // C.T. No 263 "Frosst" // Frosst [cursive] // Rx // Acetophen .... 7/8 gr. // Phenacetin .... 5/8 gr. // Caffeine Citrate .... 1/8 gr. // DOSE: – One or two tablets // Antipyretic, analgesic, // sedative // 265218"; (e) has, "Physician's Sample // Compressed Tablet // ACETOPHEN // CODEINE and ATROPINE // (One fifth strength, pink) // SWEETENED // C.T. No 299 "FROSST" // Frosst [cursive] // Rx // Acetophen .... 1 gr. (0.0648G.) // Codeine Phos. .... 1/40 gr. (0.0016G) // Atropine Sulphate 1/2000 gr. (0.00003G) // DOSE: – One or two tablets // Acetophen: — The registered trade // mark of monoaceticacidester of Sali // cylic Acid. "Frosst." // 258292"; (i) has, "Physician's Specimen // C.T. No 263 "Frosst" [cursive] // "ACETOPHEN" COMPOUND // Rx B // (Child's Size, Sweetened) // Frosst [cursive] // Rx // Acetophen .... 7/8 gr. // Phenacetin .... 5/8 gr. // Caffeine citrate ...... 1/8 gr. // DOSE: – One or two tablets // every four hours // Antipyretic, analgesic."; at right angles to the foregoing: "152-9".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-4 Row C
Copy Type
Original
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acetophen tablets

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Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
1978.1.8 a-b
Description
A cardboard box (b) contains a bottle (a) full of white Acetophen tablets.
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Accession Number
1978.1.8 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Analgesics
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter headache remedies -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
MM= Drugs -- narcotics -- container
MM= Drugs -- anti-pyretic -- container
Description
A cardboard box (b) contains a bottle (a) full of white Acetophen tablets.
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. J. W. Scott.
Maker
Charles E. Frosst & Co.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Material
cardboard: yellow; black; red
glass: amber
Inscriptions
Printed on front of box: "100 // COMPRESSED // TABLETS // No. 189 // ACETOPHEN // THE STANDARDIZED // PRODUCT // 5 Grains // Dose:– One or two // tablets three or // four times daily, // with water. // Acetophen:- // the registered // trade mark of // Acetylsalicylic // Acid // "Frosst" // Charles E. Frosst & Co. // Montreal, Canada"; label on bottle has similar information, with directions in both English and French.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-5 Box 1 Row C
Dimension Notes
box - Size: Length 10.0 cm x Width 3.2 cm x Depth 3.2 cm
Condition Remarks
Label on side of bottle is torn
Copy Type
Original
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Acetophen tablets

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Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
996001099
Description
Small thin rectangular medicine container; contains Acetophen tablets; lid partially slides open; label painted on lid in black and red.
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Accession Number
996001099
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Analgesics
Pain -- drug therapy
Fever -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter headache remedies -- container
MM= Drugs -- anti-pyretic -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- tin
Description
Small thin rectangular medicine container; contains Acetophen tablets; lid partially slides open; label painted on lid in black and red.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection
Maker
Charles E. Frosst & Co.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Material
metal: yellow; red; black
Inscriptions
One dozen 5 gr. tablets To open slide [r. arrow] // Acetophen // A-seat-o-fin // for headaches, colds, Aches and pains // Charles E. Frosst & Co. Montreal Canada
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-4 Row E
Temporary Location
On display, Queen's University Department of Medicine third floor, August 20, 2013.
Dimension Notes
Length: 0.7 cm. x Width: 6.7 cm. x Depth: 2.8 cm.
Condition Remarks
Paint worn slightly all over box
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #5
Exhibit History
May 24 - Sept. 13, 2001: Agnes Etherington Art Centre Museopathy exhibit
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Dates
1896
1930
circa 1896-1930
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
997037089 a-b
Description
A rectangular-shaped medicine bottle of thick brown glass that has a flat bottom and mould seams on opposite corners; the bottle has straight sides that taper markedly to a short threaded neck that has a distinct lip; the screw lid (b) is a flat, round steel cap with a lip around its edge; the inne…
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Accession Number
997037089 a-b
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Analgesics
Pain -- drug therapy
Fever -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drugs -- anti-pyretic -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A rectangular-shaped medicine bottle of thick brown glass that has a flat bottom and mould seams on opposite corners; the bottle has straight sides that taper markedly to a short threaded neck that has a distinct lip; the screw lid (b) is a flat, round steel cap with a lip around its edge; the inner walls are threaded, while the top underside is lined with wax-coated cardboard
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle - Size: Length 21.5 cm x Width 8.0 cm x Depth 5.0 cm
b - lid - Size: Depth 1.0 cm x Diam. 4.5 cm
Provenance
Used either by Dr. C. H. Bird or by Dr. Godfrey Bird, of Gananoque, Ont.
Maker
W.E. Saunders Ltd.
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1896
1930
circa 1896-1930
Date Remarks
Start of C.H. Bird's practice to company close
Material
metal: white
glass: brown
paper: blue; white
Inscriptions
Printed label on front of bottle reads, "1000 // ACETYLSAL // PINK // Acetylsalicylic Acid // TABLETS // U.S.P // 5 Grains // ADULT DOSE: One tablet // every four hours // Lot No: 8062 // W.E. SAUNDERS, LIMITED // LONDON . ONTARIO // WARNING // Keep out of reach of children // to avoid accidental poisoning"; embossed on bottle bottom: "4 // 1 D [enclosed in diamond shape] 3 // 3068"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-1
Condition Remarks
Label is slightly stained and interior walls are coated with residue
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"The Ontario Drug Store and Druggist List," by Glen C. Phillips, Iron Gate Publishing, Sarnia, 1989, p. 96
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Acetylsalicyclic Acid Compound with Codeine

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Dates
1970
circa 1970
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
000001370 a-b
Description
A cylindrical brown glass wide-mouth bottle (a) with threaded metal cap (b); bottle has a paper label on front and sides, a round orange sticker and a square blue sticker on the back, and is full of tablets; neck is stuffed with cotton
Accession Number
000001370 a-b
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Headache -- drug therapy
Analgesics
Pain -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- anti-pyretic -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A cylindrical brown glass wide-mouth bottle (a) with threaded metal cap (b); bottle has a paper label on front and sides, a round orange sticker and a square blue sticker on the back, and is full of tablets; neck is stuffed with cotton
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle - Size: Length 8.4 cm x Diam. 4.7 cm
b - cap - Size: Depth 1.1 cm x Diam. 4.0 cm
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Company, Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Brockville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1970
circa 1970
Date Remarks
Based on lot number
Material
glass: brown
paper: white; red; orange; blue
metal: red; white
Inscriptions
(a) Front: "100 // P.D. No. 639 // N [encircled] ACETYLSALICYLIC ACID COMPOUND // WITH CODEINE // Compressed Tablets // EACH TABLET CONTAINS: // Acetylsalicylic Acid [12 dots] (210 mg.) 3½ gr. // Phenacetin [28 dots] (150 mg.) 2½ gr. // Caffeine [34 dots] (15 mg.) ¼ gr. // Codeine Phosphate [15 dots] (8 mg.) 1/8 gr. // *T.M. // PARKE-DAVIS // Stock 25-639-4 [printed] Lot AD 184 [stamped]"; left side: "This preparation contains codeine and should // not be administered to children except on // the advice of a physician. // Analgesic, Antipyretic // Adult Dose – 1 tablet two or three times daily // as directed by the physician. // CAUTION: This package contains // enough drug to seriously harm a child. // Always store in a safe place out of // the reach of children. May be injurious if // taken in large doses or for a long time. Do // not exceed the recommended dose without consulting a physician. // To comply with certain pharmacy acts, this // package is labelled 'POISON'. // Parke, Davis & Company, Ltd., Brockville, Ontario"; left side: right side repeated in French; back: "8172 // C.P. // 1.15 [handwritten]"; bottom: "1 D 0 // 100 1 / 1645 [embossed]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-4 Box 1 Row B
Length
a - 8.4 cm
Depth
b - 1.1 cm
Diameter
a - 4.7 cm b - 4.0 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Label yellowing; some paint scratched off cap, but no sign of corrosion
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
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acetylsalicylic acid tablets

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Dates
1900
1930
1900-1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
1981.21.2
Description
A moulded brown glass cylindrical bottle with a medium-wide neck and sharply rounded shoulders ending in a pronounced lip; cork stopper and a paper label; originally contained 500 compressed tablets of acetylsalicylic acid tablets--throat; stock no. 321936.
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Accession Number
1981.21.2
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Analgesics
Pain -- drug therapy
Fever -- drug therapy
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- headache remedies -- container
MM= Drugs -- anti-pyretic -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A moulded brown glass cylindrical bottle with a medium-wide neck and sharply rounded shoulders ending in a pronounced lip; cork stopper and a paper label; originally contained 500 compressed tablets of acetylsalicylic acid tablets--throat; stock no. 321936.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. Walter Percival of Windsor, Ont.
Maker
Canada Pharmacal Co.
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1900
1930
1900-1930
Date Remarks
Original record had "early 20c."
Material
glass: brown
cork: brown
paper: beige
ink: black
compressed powder: white
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "COMPRESSED // ACETYLSALICYLIC // ACID // THROAT"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-1 Row A
Temporary Location
On display, Queen's University Department of Medicine third floor, August 20, 2013.
Dimension Notes
Length 23.5 cm x Diam. 9.3 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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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-A
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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Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Neurological
Accession Number
1969.234.1
Description
Faded purple cardboard packet with off-white label on three sides; contains aconite.
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Accession Number
1969.234.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Neurological
MeSH Heading
Hypnotics and Sedatives
MM= Drugs -- sedatives -- container
Description
Faded purple cardboard packet with off-white label on three sides; contains aconite.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co.
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Material
cardboard: faded purple; black
paper: off-white
Inscriptions
On front: "ACONITE // LEAVES // (Aconitum Napellus, Lin.) // Parke, Davis & Co. // MANUFACTURING CHEMISTS // DETROIT MICH. & NEW YORK CITY U.S.A."; stamped in red ink at an angle across the front: "PRESSED AT // WALKERVILLE, ONT."; on side: "Synonyms - Monkshood, Wolfsbane, Eng.; Feuilles d'Aconit, Coqueluchon, Fr.; Eisenhut, Stormhut, Ger. // Part Employed - The leaves // Natural Order - Ranunculaceae // Habitat - Mountains, temperate regions northern hemisphere."; on side: "Properties - Powerful heart depressant. POISONOUS. Used in rheumatism and neuralgia, and in fevers to reduce temperature. Dose, 1/2 to 1 teaspoonful of an ounce to the pint infusion. ANTIDOTES, emetics, stimulants."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-4 Row A
Dimension Notes
Length 5.0 cm x Width 5.5 cm x Depth 1.5 cm
Copy Type
Original
Images
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Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Neurological
Accession Number
1969.236.1
Description
Faded purple cardboard packet with off-white label on three sides; contains aconite.
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Accession Number
1969.236.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Neurological
MeSH Heading
Hypnotics and Sedatives
MM= Drugs -- sedatives -- container
Description
Faded purple cardboard packet with off-white label on three sides; contains aconite.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co.
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Material
cardboard: faded purple; black
paper: off-white
Inscriptions
On front: "ACONITE // LEAVES // (Aconitum Napellus, Lin.) // Parke, Davis & Co. // MANUFACTURING CHEMISTS // DETROIT MICH. & NEW YORK CITY U.S.A."; at an angle across the front is stamped in red ink, "PRESSED AT // WALKERVILLE, ONT."; on side: "Synonyms - Monkshood, Wolfsbane, Eng.; Feuilles d'Aconit, Coqueluchon, Fr.; Eisenhut, Stormhut, Ger. // Part Employed - The leaves // Natural Order - Ranunculaceae // Habitat - Mountains, temperate regions northern hemisphere."; on side: "Properties - Powerful heart depressant. POISONOUS. Used in rheumatism and neuralgia, and in fevers to reduce temperature. Dose, 1/2 to 1 teaspoonful of an ounce to the pint infusion. ANTIDOTES, emetics, stimulants."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-4 Row A
Dimension Notes
Length 5.0 cm x Width 5.5 cm x Depth 1.5 cm
Copy Type
Original
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Dates
1870
1930
circa 1870-1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Neurological
Accession Number
1970.10.3
Description
Clear glass vial with a metal screw top 3/4 full of beige tablets (62 tablets); surrounded by stained paper label.
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Accession Number
1970.10.3
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Neurological
MeSH Heading
Hypnotics and Sedatives
MM= Drugs -- sedatives -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- vial
Description
Clear glass vial with a metal screw top 3/4 full of beige tablets (62 tablets); surrounded by stained paper label.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Misses Maud and Bata Fraser via Dr. G. Allan Pengelly, Willowdale, Ont.; used by Dr. John Bell Fraser (1855-1938) who practised in Brockville for one year.
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1870
1930
circa 1870-1930
Date Remarks
Original record had "late 19c.-early 20c."
Material
glass: clear
metal: brown
paper: brown
drugs: beige
Inscriptions
Paper label has handwritten, "Aconite Min 1"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-4 Box 1
Dimension Notes
Length 8.0 cm x Diam. 1.4 cm
Condition Remarks
Label is very hard to read.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Family Ranunculaceae (Wolf's Bane plant); external use for neuralgia; antipyretic; "characteristic tingling sensation when applied to tongue, followed by local anaesthesia."
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Adrenalin ampoules

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact4073
Dates
1971
circa 1971
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Metabolic and Endocrine
Accession Number
000001280 a-h
Description
Five cylindrical glass ampoules (c-g) with icicle-shaped melted glass seals in a moulded plastic tray (b) inside a cardboard sleeve (a) with a paper leaflet (h).
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Accession Number
000001280 a-h
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Metabolic and Endocrine
MeSH Heading
Epinephrine
Drugs -- hormones -- container
Drugs -- stimulant -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- ampoule
Description
Five cylindrical glass ampoules (c-g) with icicle-shaped melted glass seals in a moulded plastic tray (b) inside a cardboard sleeve (a) with a paper leaflet (h).
Number Of Parts
8
Part Names
a - sleeve - Size: Length 8.1 cm x Width 6.7 cm x Depth 1.4 cm
b -tray - Size: Length 7.9 cm x Width 6.7 cm x Depth 1.4 cm
c - ampoule - Size: Length 5.3 cm x Diam. 1.0 cm
d - ampoule - Size: Length 5.3 cm x Diam. 1.0 cm
e - ampoule - Size: Length 5.3 cm x Diam. 1.0 cm
f - ampoule - Size: Length 5.3 cm x Diam. 1.0 cm
g - ampoule - Size: Length 5.3 cm x Diam. 1.0 cm
h -leaflet (unfolded) - Size: Length 21.3 cm x Width 10.1 cm
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis.
Maker
Parke-Davis & Company, Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Brockville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1971
circa 1971
Date Remarks
Based on lot number
Material
glass: clear; blue; red
paper: white; red
cardboard: white; red; black
plastic: white
Inscriptions
(a) Top: "10 (2 x 5) 1 CC. No. 192 // AMPOULES // ADRENALIN® IN OIL // STERILE SUSPENSION, EPINEPHRINE // C.S.O. // 1:500 // Each cc. contains: Adrenalin® (epinephrine, P.D. & Co.) 2 mg. // Peanut Oil [76 dots] q.s. // LYX // 2-3 // PARKE-DAVIS Lot BM214 // Stock 3-192-10"; front: "AMPOULES ADRENALIN® IN OIL 1 CC."; bottom: "For use when prolonged vasoconstrictor action of Adrenalin® is desired. // FOR INTRAMUSCULAR USE ONLY // Dose – 0.2 to 1.5 cc. See package insert for more detailed // information. // SHAKE THOROUGHLY BEFORE USE // Transfer of content from ampoule to syringe is facilitated if the ampoule is // warmed somewhat in water. Before opening the ampoule it should be shaken // thoroughly to ensure uniform suspension of the Adrenalin®. // CAUTION: Administer with caution to elderly people, to those with cardiovascular // disease, diabetes or hyperthyroidism, and to individuals having high blood // pressure. // PROTECT FROM LIGHT // [above text repeated in French] // Parke, Davis & Company, Ltd., Brockville, Ontario"; back: identical to front; (b) "PARKE-DAVIS // B"; (c-g) "1 CC. No. 192 // ADRENALIN® IN OIL // STERILE SUSPENSION, // EPINEPHRINE C.S.O. // 1:500 // SHAKE WELL // FOR I.M. USE ONLY // Parke, Davis & Co., Ltd. // Lot BM214 [labels cover text printed directly on the ampoules; this text appears to be the same as that on the lables except for the lot number]"; (h) "ADRENALIN® IN OIL // 1:500 // PARKE-DAVIS // STERILE SUSPENSION, EPINEPHRINE C.S.D. // DESCRIPTION // [text follows] // ACTION // [text follows] // INDICATIONS // [text follows] // CONTRAINDICATIONS // [text follows] // WARNING // [text follows] // PRECAUTIONS // [text follows] // ADVERSE REACTIONS // [text follows] // ADMINISTRATION AND DOSAGE // [text follows] // PACKAGE INFORMATION // [text follows] // PARKE-DAVIS // PARKE, DAVIS & COMPANY, LTD., BROCKVILLE, ONTARIO // May, 1970 [French translation is printed alongside English text throughout]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-3 Row C
Condition Remarks
Sleeve somewhat dirty, dented; plastic tray dusty; labels on ampoules somewhat discoloured
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
Exhibit History
May 24 - Sept. 13, 2001: Agnes Etherington Art Centre Museopathy exhibit
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adrenalin ampoules

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact4090
Dates
1961
circa 1961
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Metabolic and Endocrine
Accession Number
000001297 a-o
Description
Twelve cardboard boxes (c-n), sealed, presumably holding ampoules, in a cardboard box (b) inside another cardboard box (a) along with a paper leaflet (o); outer box has a round fluorescent orange sticker and a rectangular white sticker on the bottom.
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Accession Number
000001297 a-o
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Metabolic and Endocrine
MeSH Heading
Epinephrine
MM= Drugs -- hormones -- container
Description
Twelve cardboard boxes (c-n), sealed, presumably holding ampoules, in a cardboard box (b) inside another cardboard box (a) along with a paper leaflet (o); outer box has a round fluorescent orange sticker and a rectangular white sticker on the bottom.
Number Of Parts
15
Part Names
a - outer box - Size: Length 6.4 cm x Width 5.3 cm x Depth 3.8 cm
b - inner box - Size: Length 5.8 cm x Width 4.9 cm x Depth 3.5 cm
c - ampoule box - Size: Length 5.7 cm x Width 1.1 cm x Depth 1.1 cm
d - ampoule box - Size: Length 5.7 cm x Width 1.1 cm x Depth 1.1 cm
e - ampoule box - Size: Length 5.7 cm x Width 1.1 cm x Depth 1.1 cm
f - ampoule box - Size: Length 5.7 cm x Width 1.1 cm x Depth 1.1 cm
g - ampoule box - Size: Length 5.7 cm x Width 1.1 cm x Depth 1.1 cm
h - ampoule box - Size: Length 5.7 cm x Width 1.1 cm x Depth 1.1 cm
i - ampoule box - Size: Length 5.7 cm x Width 1.1 cm x Depth 1.1 cm
j- ampoule box - Size: Length 5.7 cm x Width 1.1 cm x Depth 1.1 cm
k - ampoule box - Size: Length 5.7 cm x Width 1.1 cm x Depth 1.1 cm
l - ampoule box - Size: Length 5.7 cm x Width 1.1 cm x Depth 1.1 cm
m - ampoule box - Size: Length 5.7 cm x Width 1.1 cm x Depth 1.1 cm
n- ampoule box - Size: Length 5.7 cm x Width 1.1 cm x Depth 1.1 cm
o - leaflet (unfolded) - Size: Length 15.8 cm x Width 10.0 cm
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co., Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Brockville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1961
circa 1961
Date Remarks
Based on lot number
Material
cardboard: cream; red; black
paper: white; orange; blue; cream; red
ink: red
Inscriptions
(a) Front: "1 Doz. 1 CC. No. 192 // AMPOULES // ADRENALIN® // IN OIL // STERILE EPINEPHRINE // SUSPENSION U.S.P. // 1:500 // 2 MG. PER CC. // SHAKE THOROUGHLY BEFORE USE // Stock 3-192-12 // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. // BROCKVILLE, ONTARIO"; right side: "A suspension of Adrenalin (Epinephrine, P.D. // & Co.) in peanut oil. // Warm ampoules gently and shake until the // Adrenalin is thoroughly mixed with the oil. // Allow contents to flow into the long section of // ampoule. Break the ampoule by gentle pressure // at the blue line and pour the contents into the // syringe barrel // L [encircled] M 155 K [stamped]"; back: "FOR INTRAMUSCULAR // INJECTION ONLY // For use when prolonged vaso- // constrictor action of Adrenalin // is desired. // DOSE – 0.2 to 1.5 cc. intramus- // cularly. See enclosed circular. // Administer with caution to old // people, to those with cardiovas- // cular disease, diabetes or hyper- // thyroidism, and to those people // having high blood pressure. // Adrenalin – Registered Trade Mark"; left side: "Parke, Davis & Co.'s // brand of ampoules as- // sure the physician that // the sterile solutions, ac- // curately compounded and // uniform in character, are // maintained in a type of // glass that properly pre- // serves their essential // characteristics. // [logo, see sketch on accession sheet]"; top: "1 Doz. No. 192 [printed] // NNY // BBY [handwritten] // AMPOULES // ADRENALIN // IN OIL // 1:500 // Stock 3-192-12 [printed] // 505 [handwritten]"; bottom: "M 155K [handwritten] // No. 192 // [illeg.] OULES // ADRENA [illeg.] // 1:500 // Stock 3-192-12"; (c-n) top: "1 CC. AMPOULE No. 192 // ADRENALIN® IN OIL // STERILE EPINEPHRINE SUSPENSION U.S.P. // 1:500"; front: "Shake each ampoule thoroughly before // pouring contents into syringe."; bottom: "PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. // BROCKVILLE, ONTARIO"; back: "Each cc. contains 2 mg. of Adrenalin base // suspended in peanut oil. // DOSE – 0.2 to 1.5 cc. See circular."; right side: logo, see sketch on accession sheet; left side: same as right side; (o) "ADRENALIN® IN OIL // 1:500 // STERILE EPINEPHRINE SUSPENSION U.S.P. // [text follows] // ADMINISTRATION // [text follows] // DOSAGE // [text follows] // BIBLIOGRAPHY // [text follows] // PARKE, DAVIS & [logo, see drawing on accession sheet] COMPANY, LTD. // BROCKVILLE, ONTARIO // EM"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-3 Row F
Condition Remarks
All cardboard and paper elements yellowed; box dirty and scuffed; 5-mm tear on box front; two 3-mm tears in creases in leaflet.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
website
Reference Comments
Wikipedia "Parke-Davis"
Research Facts
Prolongs vasocontriction; because its name is so similar to "adrenaline", the alternative name "epinephrine" must be used on all generic versions of the product in the U.S.
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adrenalin chloride

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact1616
Dates
1950
1952
circa 1950-1952
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Metabolic and Endocrine
Accession Number
993004225
Description
Half-full small dark brown glass bottle of adrenalin chloride liquid solution for hypodermic use; cork and lead closure is opened with lead turned back; expiry date is stated as Oct. 1952.
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Accession Number
993004225
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Metabolic and Endocrine
MeSH Heading
Epinephrine
MM= Drugs -- hormones -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Half-full small dark brown glass bottle of adrenalin chloride liquid solution for hypodermic use; cork and lead closure is opened with lead turned back; expiry date is stated as Oct. 1952.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. C.M. Bracken
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co. Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1950
1952
circa 1950-1952
Date Remarks
expiry date on bottle
Material
metal: silver
glass: dark brown
paper: cream; burgundy
Inscriptions
Printed in burgundy on cream paper label: "30 cc. / s-v No. 11 // STERI-VIAL // ADRENALIN // CHLORIDE // SOLUTION, 1:1000 // EPINEPHRINE HYDROCHLORIDE // SOLUTION, 1:1000 // sterile Solution for hypodermic use. // LOT NO. B160D // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. // WALKERVILLE, ONTARIO // Exp. Date: Oct. 1952"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-5 Row D
Dimension Notes
Length: 7.3 cm. x Diam. : 3.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
lead top opened
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adrenalin chloride box

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact1617
Dates
1945
1963
circa 1945-1963
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Metabolic and Endocrine
Accession Number
993004226
Description
Yellow with burgundy printing cardboard package for one ounce of topical solution adrenalin chloride by Parke, Davis & Co.; printed expiry date on side is for Jan. 1945; handwritten price is "1.45" without bottle of medicine
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Accession Number
993004226
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Metabolic and Endocrine
MeSH Heading
Epinephrine
MM= Drugs -- hormones -- container
Description
Yellow with burgundy printing cardboard package for one ounce of topical solution adrenalin
chloride by Parke, Davis & Co.; printed expiry date on side is for Jan. 1945; handwritten price
is "1.45" without bottle of medicine
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. C.M. Bracken
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co. Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1945
1963
circa 1945-1963
Date Remarks
expiry date on bottle
Material
paper: yellow; burgundy; white
Inscriptions
"ONE FLUID OUNCE // SOLUTION // *ADRENALIN // CHLORIDE // b) (P.D. & CO.) // 1:1000 // 'ADRENALIN'
// CORK // STOPPERED BOTTLE // FOR TOPICAL // APPLICATION // Each fl. oz. contains // 'ADRENALIN'
(Epinephrine, P.D. // & Co.) 9/20 grain as // the hydrochloride, // dissolved in physio- //
logical salt solution // with 0.5% Chlore- // tone and 0.1% So- // dium Bisulfite as // preservatives.
// PARKE, DAVIS & CO. // WALKERVILLE, ONTARIO"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A
Dimension Notes
Length: 9.0 cm. x Width: 3.6 cm. x Depth: 3.6 cm.
Condition Remarks
# 1: package is bent; shows wear & grime; # 2: no new damage
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #3
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Adrenalin chloride solution

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact6838
Dates
1950
1959
circa 1950-1959
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Metabolic and Endocrine
Accession Number
1975.8.36
Description
A cylindrical, brown bottle with a small neck and a metal cap; paper label is affixed to one side of the bottle; part of the label is torn away.
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Accession Number
1975.8.36
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Metabolic and Endocrine
MeSH Heading
Epinephrine
MM= Drugs -- hormones -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A cylindrical, brown bottle with a small neck and a metal cap; paper label is affixed to one side of the bottle; part of the label is torn away.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Hugh Gilchrist, executor of Dr. McCosh's estate (Toronto); owned and used by Dr. J.T. McCosh of the University of Toronto.
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co.
Site Made (City)
Brockville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1950
1959
circa 1950-1959
Material
glass: brown
paper: yellow; brown
metal: silver
Inscriptions
On paper label, half of which is torn away: "30 cc. S[illeg.] // STERI-VIAL® // ADRENALIN® // CHLORIDE // SOLUTION // EPINEPHRINE HYDROC[illeg.] // SOLUTION C.S.P. [illeg.] // 1:1000 // Each cc contains . . . etc. // PARKE, DA[illeg.] // BROCK[illeg.]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-4 Box 1 Row F
Length
7.4 cm
Diameter
3.2 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Part of label torn away.
Copy Type
Original
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adrenalin chloride solution ampoule

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact12128
Dates
1965
1970
circa 1965-1970
Collection
Ms. Connie Cox Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Cardiology
Accession Number
003017005
Description
A 1 cc ampoule of adrenalin chloride solution; solution is clear; with paper label.
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Accession Number
003017005
Collection
Ms. Connie Cox Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Epinephrine
MM= Drugs -- hormones -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- ampoule
Description
A 1 cc ampoule of adrenalin chloride solution; solution is clear; with paper label.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used by Ms. Connie Cox, RN, as a teaching aid for instructing nurses at Kingston Psychiatric Hospital.
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co., Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Brockville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1965
1970
circa 1965-1970
Date Remarks
Printed on label affixed to ampoule.
Material
glass: transparent
paper: off-white
ink: red
paint: blue
Inscriptions
Printed on paper label affixed to ampoule: "1 CC. // ADRENALIN CHLORIDE // SOLUTION 1:1000 // Epinephrine Hydrochloride // Solution C. S. D. // DOSE - See carton. // Parke, Davis & Co., Ltd."; "Exp. Date: May 1970 // Z 209 B"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A-3 Box 1
Dimension Notes
Length 5.1 cm x Diam 1.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Paper label shows wear on edge.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Book
Reference Comments
Connie Cox, RN, retired; based on supplier's catalogue: "Complete Catalogue: Products of Parke, Davis & Company, Ltd.", 1946, p. 7
Research Facts
Adrenalin chloride solution 1:1000 ampoules are used as a circulatory stimulant, vasoconstrictor and hemostatic; prepared for hypodermic administration; store between 15° and 25°C (59° and 77°F).; protect from light and freezing.
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adrenalin chloride solution ampoule

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Dates
1965
1970
circa 1965-1970
Collection
Ms. Connie Cox Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Cardiology
Accession Number
003017006
Description
A 1 cc ampoule of adrenalin chloride solution; solution is clear; with paper label
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Accession Number
003017006
Collection
Ms. Connie Cox Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Epinephrine
MM= Drugs -- hormones -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- ampoule
Description
A 1 cc ampoule of adrenalin chloride solution; solution is clear; with paper label
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used by Ms. Connie Cox, RN, as a teaching aid for instructing nurses at Kingston Psychiatric Hospital.
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co., Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Brockville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1965
1970
circa 1965-1970
Date Remarks
Printed on label affixed to ampoule.
Material
glass: transparent
paper: cream
ink: red, blue
Inscriptions
Printed on paper label affixed to ampoule: "1 CC. // ADRENALIN CHLORIDE // SOLUTION 1:1000 // Epinephrine Hydrochloride // Solution C. S. D. // DOSE - See carton. // Park, Davis & Co., Ltd."; "Exp. Date: May 1970 // Z 209 B"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A-3 Box 1
Dimension Notes
Length 5.1 cm x Diam 1.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Paper label shows wear on edge
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Book
Reference Comments
Connie Cox, RN, retired; based on supplier's catalogue: "Complete Catalogue: Products of Parke, Davis & Company, Ltd.," 1946, p. 7
Research Facts
Adrenalin chloride solution 1:1000 ampoules are used as a circulatory stimulant, vasoconstrictor and hemostatic; prepared for hypoermic administration; store between 15° and 25°C (59° and 77°F).; protect from light and freezing.
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adrenaline chloride ampoule

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact10908
Dates
1967
circa 1967
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Metabolic and Endocrine
Accession Number
001043038 a-b
Description
A 1cc adrenaline chloride solution ampoule in a box; the ampoule is made out of clear glass and the solution is clear; there is a small label on it; the box is rectangular and white with red writing.
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Accession Number
001043038 a-b
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Metabolic and Endocrine
MeSH Heading
Epinephrine
MM= Drugs -- hormones -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- ampoule
Description
A 1cc adrenaline chloride solution ampoule in a box; the ampoule is made out of clear glass and the solution is clear; there is a small label on it; the box is rectangular and white with red writing.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - ampoule - Size: Length 5.1 cm x Diam. 1.0 cm
b - box - Size: Length 5.8 cm x Width 1.2 cm x Depth 1.1 cm
Provenance
Donated to the alumnae by Shirley Stephens Maguire from the KGH School of Nursing Class of 1956.
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co., Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Brockville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1967
circa 1967
Date Remarks
Expired in February of 1967.
Material
glass: clear
cardboard: white
paper: white
Inscriptions
"1 CC. No. 88 // ADRENALIN CHLORIDE // SOLUTION // 1:1000 // Epinephrine hydrochloride // Solution C.S.D. // DOSE - See carton. // Parke, Davis & Co., Ltd." printed on the label on the ampoule.
"1 CC. AMPOULE No. 88 // ADRENALINE CHLORIDE SOLUTION // EPINEPHRINE HYDROCHLORIDE // SOLUTION C.S.D. 1:1000// PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. // BROCKVILLE, ONTARIO" printed on the box.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-3 Row D
Condition Remarks
Minor wear on the box.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Book
Reference Comments
Marilyn Boston; "Complete Catalogue: Products of Parke, Davis & Company, Ltd.," Parke, Davis & Company, Ltd, Walkerville, Ontario, 1946, p. 130 (see attached photocopy).
Research Facts
"The 1:1000 solution ampoule meets the professional demand for a convenient and adequate single dose when full doses are required, as in anaphylactic shock or cardiac arrest" (from Parke, Davis Catalogue).
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