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Caladryl Lotion

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Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
000001232 a-b
Description
Elliptical plastic bottle (a) with paper labels and threaded plastic cap with a top that flips open.
Accession Number
000001232 a-b
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Sunburn -- drug therapy
Dermatitis -- drug therapy
Analgesics, Non-Narcotic
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Elliptical plastic bottle (a) with paper labels and threaded plastic cap with a top that flips open.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle
b - cap
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Company
Material
plastic: white; pink
paper: white; brown; orange; black
Inscriptions
(a) Front: "PARKE-DAVIS // Caladryl* // LOTION // FOR RELIEF OF ITCHING // due to insect bites, minor skin irritations, // mild poison ivy and oak, mild sunburn // [indications repeated in French] // 100 mL DIN 358452 // 267H540"; back: "(L) 41154 // Benadryl* (diphenhydramine HCl) 1% and // Calamine 8%. // Directions: SHAKE WELL. Apply to skin 3 or 4 // times daily. Cleanse skin with soap and water and // dry area before each application. // Warning: Do not apply to blistered, raw or oozing // areas of the skin. If a burning sensation or rash // develops, or if condition persists, discontinue use. // Remove by washing with soap and water. // Caution: FOR EXTERNAL USE ONLY. Keep away // from eyes or other mucous membranes. Keep // out of reach of children. // [contents, directions, warning and caution repeated in French] // * Reg. T.M. / M. Enr. Parke, Davis & Company // Psrke-Davis Canada Inc. auth. user / usager aut. // Parke-Davis Canada Inc., Scarborough, Ontario // 267H640 26701"; bottom: "IMCO // 14"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-4 Box 5 Row C
Length
a - 12.0 cm
Width
a - 6.0 cm
Depth
a - 2.9 cm b - 1.8 cm
Diameter
b - 2.8 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Bottle somewhat dirty; spot of pink accretion on back; labels yellowed, dirty; some product appears to have leaked from flip top of cap.
Copy Type
Original
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promotional model mortar and pestle

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Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
000001422 a-b
Description
A plastic mortar (a) with matching pestle (b); clearly not functional, but for promotional purposes
Accession Number
000001422 a-b
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Pharmacy -- instrumentation
Commerce -- instrumentation
Drug Industry -- advertisements
MM= Drug Compounding -- mortar and pestle -- advertisements
Description
A plastic mortar (a) with matching pestle (b); clearly not functional, but for promotional purposes
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - mortar - Size: Length 9.5 cm x Diam. 10.0 cm
b - pestle - Size: Length 10.0 cm x Diam. 1.3 cm
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Company
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
plastic: yellow
Inscriptions
(a) Front: "[logo, see sketch on accession sheet] // MADE IN U.S.A. RP-71 [embossed]"; back: "Rx [the "x" [part of the tail of the "R"] [embossed]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A8-2
Condition Remarks
Some paint scratched; dirty fingerprints on front of mortar
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Other
Reference Comments
See also 000.001.423
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Antidiphtheric Serum piston syringe kit

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Dates
1910
circa 1910
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
Accession Number
000001260 a-i
Description
Kit consists of (a) a wooden box with lid (b); a glass syringe barrel (c) stopped at needle end with a rubber stopper and at plunger end with a metal stopper with a hole in the centre to permit the piston to be screwed into the plunger (d); the plunger is a T-shaped metal rod with a threaded end; (…
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Accession Number
000001260 a-i
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
MeSH Heading
Diphtheria Antitoxin -- therapeutic use
Diphtheria -- drug therapy
MM= Injections -- hypodermic syringe
Description
Kit consists of (a) a wooden box with lid (b); a glass syringe barrel (c) stopped at needle end with a rubber stopper and at plunger end with a metal stopper with a hole in the centre to permit the piston to be screwed into the plunger (d); the plunger is a T-shaped metal rod with a threaded end; (e) a metal ring that fits around the syringe barrel; the ring has two wings that allow the syringe to be gripped when the plunger is pushed; (f) a sealed envelope; (g) a card with instructions for assembling the syringe; (h,i) two leaflets with product information.
Number Of Parts
9
Part Names
a - box - Size: Length 13.3 cm x Width 4.6 cm x Depth 4.5 cm
b - lid - Size: Length 13.0 cm x Width 4.1 cm x Depth 0.4 cm
c - syringe barrel - Size: Length 11.5 cm x Diam. 1.7 cm
d - plunger - Size: Length 9.7 cm x Width 2.7 cm x Depth 0.9 cm
e - ring (with wings) - Size: Length 4.5 cm x Width 2.3 cm x Depth 0.4 cm
f - envelope - Size: Length 6.0 cm x Width 3.1 cm
g - instruction card - Size: Length 11.2 cm x Width 3.2 cm
h - leaflet (unfolded) - Size: Length 30.5 cm x Width 12.6 cm
i - leaflet (unfolded) - Size: Length 41.7 cm x Width 10.3 cm
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Company
Site Made (City)
Detroit
Site Made (State)
Michigan
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1910
circa 1910
Date Remarks
Expiry date
Material
paper: cream; brown; red; black
wood: yellow-brown
rubber: grey
glass: brown
metal: silver
Inscriptions
(b) "[illeg.] TIDIPHTHERIC SERUM // [illeg.] P. EIGHTH REVISION IN PISTON SYRINGE // No. 4000 ANTITOXIC UNITS // We [illeg.] recommend that this parcel be returned after [printed] Dec 3-10 [stamped], to be replaced with // fresh product. Ther serum will, however, retain its potency for a much longer // period if kept under proper conditions. // KEEP [illeg.] PRODUCT AT AS UNIFORM TEMPERATURE AS POSSIBLE, PREFERABLY BETWEEN 40° AND 60° F // LICENSE No. 1, issued to Parke, Davis & Co. by the Secretary of the Treasury, U.S.A., under provision // of Act approved July 1st, 1902. // PREPARED IN THE [illeg.] BORATORIES OF // [illeg.] ARKE, D [illeg.] OIT, MICH. U.S.A."; (c) "012195 – F [stamped] // ANTIDIPHTHERIC SERUM // No. 4 4000 Antitoxic Units // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., DETROIT, MICH."; (f) "Extra Washer // for Needle."; (g) "Screw piston into rubber plunger and // Rotate Plunger // several times to break up any adhesions // before attempting to expel serum"; (h) "Antidiphtheric Serum // (U.S.P. Eighth Revision) // IN PISTON SYRINGE // LICENSE No. 1 // ISSUED TO PARKE, DAVIS & CO. BY THE SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY, U.S.A., // UNDER THE PROVISION OF ACT APPROVED JULY 1, 1902 // [text follows] // DIRECTIONS. // [text follows] // Dosage. – [text follows] // PARKE, DAVIS & COMPANY. // LABORATORIES: // DETROIT, MICH., U.S.A.; WALKERVILLE, ONT., CAN.; HOUNSLOW, ENG. // BRANCH HOUSES: // [15 cities listed] // 34926"; (i) "BIOLOGICAL PRODUCTS. // LICENSE NO. 1 // [text follows] // SERUMS. // [text follows] // VACCINES. // [text follows] // TOXINS. // [text follows] // MISCELLANEOUS. // [text follows] // PARKE, DAVIS & COMPANY. // LABORATORIES: // DETROIT, MICH., U.S.A.; WALKERVILLE, ONT., CAN.; HOUNSLOW, ENG. // BRANCH HOUSES: // [15 cities listed] // 34909"
Permanent Location
a-e: Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-4 Row B
f-i: Storage Room 2005
2005-2-5 Box 23
Temporary Location
On exhibit at City of Ottawa - Public Health L-2016-3 14 Mar 2016 – 31 Dec 2018
Condition Remarks
Box is stained and dirty; paper label on box water marked and torn around edges; all metal parts show some corrosion; all paper parts are yellowed; instruction card has a dark stain on left edge; leaflets are tattered around edges
Copy Type
Original
Exhibit History
On display: "Vaccines and Immunization: Epidemics, Prevention, and Canadian Innovation"; Museum of Health Care, Nov. 28, 2013 (c).
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Dates
1910
circa 1910
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Cardiology
Accession Number
000001482
Description
A rectangular brown glass bottlestopped with a cork stopper; bottle has a paper label on front and back; cork has a paper label on top; a few shreds of paper cling to the cork and bottle lip (probably the remains of a wrapper); bottle is full of tablets.
Accession Number
000001482
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Nitroglycerin -- therapeutic use
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A rectangular brown glass bottlestopped with a cork stopper; bottle has a paper label on front and back; cork has a paper label on top; a few shreds of paper cling to the cork and bottle lip (probably the remains of a wrapper); bottle is full of tablets.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis.
Maker
Parke, Davis & Company
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1910
circa 1910
Date Remarks
Based on lot number
Material
paper: beige; red; black; orange; brown
cork: beige
glass: brown
Inscriptions
(a) Front: "500 // TABLET // TRITURATES // No. 456 [printed] // [illeg.] 10¢ oz // NITROGLYCERIN // (GLONOIN) // 1–50 GRAIN [printed] // C 347945 // PARKE, DAVIS & CO. // DETROIT, MICH. // U.S.A. "; back: "MANUFACTURED IN CANADIAN // LABORATORY OF // PARKE, DAVIS & COMPANY // WALKERVILLE, ONTARIO"; bottom: "P D * C"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-6 Box 2 Row F
Dimension Notes
Length 11.5 cm x Width 4.5 cm x Depth 2.9 cm
Condition Remarks
Labels yellowing, scuffed; bottle dirty; paper shreds adhered to cork, bottle lip and bottom (probably the remains of an old paper wrapper)
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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mercuric iodide ampoule box

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Dates
1920
1930
circa 1920-1930
Collection
Bonita Erwin Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
Accession Number
009042011 a-b
Description
White cardboard box with black ink (a) and full transparent glass ampoule of red mercuric iodide inside (b); ampoule is cylindrical with narrow tip and has paper label with black ink that wraps around
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Accession Number
009042011 a-b
Collection
Bonita Erwin Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
MeSH Heading
Disinfection
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- ampoule
Description
White cardboard box with black ink (a) and full transparent glass ampoule of red mercuric iodide inside (b); ampoule is cylindrical with narrow tip and has paper label with black ink that wraps around
Number Of Parts
2
Provenance
Donated to the museum by Bonita Erwin who is a nursing graduate from University of Toronto; previously owned by donor's grandfather Dr. Harold Barker who practiced in Sharbot Lake, Ontario
Maker
Parke, Davis & Company
Site Made (City)
Detroit
Site Made (State)
Michigan
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1920
1930
circa 1920-1930
Date Remarks
Date based on similar items in collection
Material
cardboard: white
glass: clear
paper: cream
ink: black, red
Inscriptions
Manufacturer's marks printed on cardboard box: "1 Cc. AMPOULE No. 10 // MERCURIC IODIDE, RED // 1% (AQUEOUS); manufacturer's marks printed on sides of box: "STERILIZED SOLUTION" and "PARKE, DAVIS & COMPANY // DETROIT, MICHIGAN, U.S.A." and "GLASEPTIC AMPOULE"; manufacturer's marks printed on ampoule paper label: "1 Cc. No. 10 // Sterilized Solution // Mercuric iodide, Red // 1% (AQUEOUS) // C502050 // Parke, Davis & Co."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-3 Row D
Condition Remarks
Cardboard box is worn around edges and ends, beginning to come apart; opened end is missing 2 flaps; surface grime on both box and ampoule; ampoule paper label is discoloured, ink is slightly faded
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
Reference Comments
"Mercury (II) Iodide," Wikipedia. April 15 2014. July 14 2014.
Research Facts
Product used for detection of ammonia, used in x-ray and gamma ray detection and imaging devices, used in veterinary medicine for ointment; at date made, used as a germicide.
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C-A Worm Capsules

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Dates
1946
circa 1946
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Accession Number
000001244 a-c
Description
Cardboard box (a) inside of which is another, sealed cardboard box (b) and a paper leaflet (c).
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Accession Number
000001244 a-c
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
MeSH Heading
Anthelmintics
Veterinary Drugs
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- anthelmintics -- container
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
Description
Cardboard box (a) inside of which is another, sealed cardboard box (b) and a paper leaflet (c).
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - outer box - Size: Length 6.2 cm x Width 5.5 cm x Depth 1.6 cm
b - inner box - Size: Length 6.1 cm x Width 5.4 cm x Depth 1.3 cm
c - leaflet (unfolded) - Size: Length 16.4 cm x Width 10.2 cm
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Company
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1946
circa 1946
Date Remarks
Based on lot number
Material
paper: cream; black; orange
cardboard: cream; blue;black; grey
Inscriptions
(a) Front: "1 DOZEN No. 195 // PARKE-DAVIS // C-A WORM // CAPSULES // 404 [handwritten] // Rx [the "x" part of the tail of the "R"] A // REGISTRATION No. 344 (P.C.P Act) // GUARANTEE: EACH CAPSULE CONTAINS: // Tetrachlorethylene O.S.C.C. (8 mins.) // Oleoresin Aspidium 0.25 Gm. (3 4/5 grs.) // For the removal from poultry of large round worms // (Ascoridia) and to help reduce infestation with large // tape worms, chiefly by removal of segments. // DOSE: For age and weight see back of box. // PARKE, DAVIS & CO. // WALKERVILLE, ONTARIO"; right side: "Tetrachlorethylene is effective for // the destruction and removal of large round // worms (Ascardia) from chickens and turkeys."; back: "SUGGESTED DOSAGE // OF C-A WORM CAPSULES // No. 195, Rx ["x" part of the "R"] A // 47 [handwritten] // Young chickens, two to three months old, one // C-A Worm Capsule No. 195, Rx A. // Young turkeys, 3 to 4 months old, (2 1/2 to 6 lbs.), // one C-A Worm Capsule No. 195, Rx A. // Do not treat chickens affected with coccidiosis // or diseases other than worm infestation. // C-A Worm Capsules are supplied in two sizes // (in packages of 12 and 50 capsules). // No. 195 Rx A – Young chickens and turkeys. // No. 196, Rx B – Adult chickens and turkeys."; left side: "Do not store in a hot place. Heat causes // excessive softening of the capsules."; top: "C770530 [stamped] // PARKE, DAVIS & COMPANY // LABORATORIES: // [lists 9 cities]"; bottom: "1 Dozen SOLUBLE GELATIN CAPSULES No. 195 // C-A WORM CAPSULES" (c) "PARKE-DAVIS // C-A CAPSULES // [text follows] // Directions for Using C-A Capsules // [text follows] // Repeating Treatment // [text follows] // Suggested Dose Table // [text follows] // Special Notice // [text follows] // Packages // [text follows] // PARKE, Davis & COMPANY // MEDICAMENTA VERA [these words surround logo] P D & Co. // W. L Rev. 8-34 Printed by Parke, Davis & Co., Walkerville // [leaflet repeated in French]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-4 Row F
Condition Remarks
Cardboard boxes yellowed; outer box dirty and scuffed; inner box has dark stains on front (perhaps gelatin capsules inside melted); paper leaflet is stained and yellowed.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
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gelatin capsule display wheel

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Dates
1964
circa 1964
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
000001418 a-b
Description
Display consists of (b) two wheels (one inside the other) set into a circle cut out of pressed board and attached by a metal grommet to a hard cover (like a book cover); the outer wheel has halves of 43 different-coloured capsules around the inner edge and the smaller, inner wheel has the other hal…
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Accession Number
000001418 a-b
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Capsules -- supply & distribution
Drug Packaging -- instrumentation
Commerce -- instrumentation
Drug Industry -- instrumentation
Description
Display consists of (b) two wheels (one inside the other) set into a circle cut out of pressed board and attached by a metal grommet to a hard cover (like a book cover); the outer wheel has halves of 43 different-coloured capsules around the inner edge and the smaller, inner wheel has the other half of the 43 capsules on its outer edge; thus the inner wheel can be turned in the outer wheel to make different colour combinations; the inner wheel also has eight complete capsules arranged in a circle around the grommet, showing the sizes available; the outside of the cover has a map of the world in mosaic using coloured capsules and has a capsule-shaped window cut in the front so that one of the capsules on the wheel can be seen; the display wheel is in a cardboard sleeve (a)
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - outer sleeve - Size: Length 27.1 cm x Width 27.4 cm x Depth 2.1 cm
b - wheel display - Size: Length 26.5 cm x Width 27.0 cm x Depth 2.0 cm
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Company
Dates
1964
circa 1964
Date Remarks
Copyright obtained in this year
Material
paper: green; beige; black; red
Inscriptions
(a) Front: "HARTEGELATINE KAPSELN // CAPSULES EN GELATINE DURE // CAPSULE DI GELATINA DURA // HARDE GELATINE CAPSULES // HARDGELATINEKAPSLEN // HARDGELATINKAPSELN // CAPSULAS DE GELATINA SOLIDA // KAPSLE Z ZELATINY TVRDE // TOK KEMENY CSONTENYUBOL // TWARD KAPSULKI ZELATYNOWE // KOVASELATIINIKAPSELEITA // HARDGELATINKAPSLER // HARD GELATINE CAPSULES // [repeated in cyrillic font]"; (b) outside cover: "PARKE-DAVIS"; inside cover: "Parke-Davis // Hard Gelatin // Capsules // Parke-Davis hard gelatin capsules are available in over forty standard // colors, which are divided into four major groups: // colored transparent // colored opaque // natural transparent // two-toned colored transparent or opaque // By using different colors for the upper and lower half of the capsule, // hundreds of effective color combinations are possible. // These combinations allow you to give your product a distinctive look and // make it easily identifiable. Because of the great variety of pharmaceutical // preparations, pharmacists and nurses also appreciate this simple // way to identify a drug. What is more, not only are colors useful for the purpose of identifying and // distinguishing between different preparations, but they also possess important // qualities that can be put to good use in the pharmaceutical field: // They assist in product association. // They increase the attractiveness of a product. // They help in establishing patient's acceptability. // Unless specified differently, transparent hard gelatin capsules will be // supplied. Opaque capsules will be delivered only upon special request. // Color Code // [text follows] // The colors used in Parke-Davis capsules are in accord with the color and // dye laws of the countries in which they are sold. // Parke-Davis capsules are available in eight sizes: // Volume in ml // at spec. gravity = 1 0.13 0.21 0.30 0.37 0.50 0.68 0.95 1.37 // Capsule size 5 4 3 2 1 0 00 000 // "© Parke, Davis & Company 1964" [printed]"; capsules on outer and inner wheels are numbered from 1 to 43, 8 capsules inside inner wheel are numbered: "000 00 0 1 2 3 4 5 [printed]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A7-9
Condition Remarks
Cardboard sleeve yellowing, scuffed, tattered around edges, water marks on front; display wheel dirty, yellowing; wheels turn stiffly
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #2
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influenza virus vaccine vial

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Dates
1970
circa 1970
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Vaccination
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
Vaccination
Accession Number
000001286 a-c
Description
Acylindrical glass vial (b) stopped with a rubber stopper and sealed with a metal cap moulded around vial neck and lip with a plastic cap that is attached to the metal cap such that when the plastic cap is removed, the seal on the metal cap is broken; vial is in a cardboard box (a) with a paper lea…
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Accession Number
000001286 a-c
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Vaccination
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
Vaccination
MeSH Heading
Viral Vaccines -- therapeutic use
Influenza
Vaccination
Drugs -- vaccines -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- vial
Description
Acylindrical glass vial (b) stopped with a rubber stopper and sealed with a metal cap moulded around vial neck and lip with a plastic cap that is attached to the metal cap such that when the plastic cap is removed, the seal on the metal cap is broken; vial is in a cardboard box (a) with a paper leaflet (c); there is a square sticker on the box back.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - box - Size: Length 5.7 cm x Width 2.9 cm x Depth 2.9 cm
b - vial - Size: Length 5.2 cm x Diam. 2.6 cm
c - leaflet (unfolded) - Size: Length 17.6 cm x Width 10.1 cm
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Company
Site Made (City)
Detroit
Site Made (State)
Michigan
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1970
circa 1970
Date Remarks
Based on expiry date
Material
metal: silver
paper: white; blue; black
ink: blue; black
cardboard: white; blue
rubber: pink
glass: clear
plastic: blue
Inscriptions
(a) Front: "10 CC. Bio. 669 // INFLUENZA VIRUS VACCINE, // MONOVALENT // C Contains: A2 ["2" subscr.]/Aichi/2/68 strain // (Hong Kong Variant) // Each 1 cc. contains 400 CCA units. // Stock 4-669-1-70 // PARKE-DAVIS"; bottom: "U.S. Licence No. 1. // Canadian Licence No. 1. // Store at temperature between 2° and 8° C. // (35.6° and 46.4° F.). // FREEZING DESTROYS POTENCY"; back: "Prepared from the refined extra-embryonic fluid of // the chick embryo, killed [illeg.] iolet irra- // diation and formalin. A [illeg.] is added // as a [illeg.] // Contains 0.01% thimerosal [illeg.] derivative). [printed] // JA // 2 // WHIT [stamped on sticker]"; top: "SHAKE WELL BEFORE USING // USUAL ADULT DOSE – 1 cc. intramuscularly. // See package insert. // Parke, Davis & Company // Detroit, Michigan 48232 U.S.A."; right side: "10 CC. Bio. 669 // INFLUENZA // VIRUS VACCINE, // MONOVALENT // Parke, Davis & Co. // Expiration Date and Lot // June 25, 1970 // 988124 B"; left side: "10 CC. Bio. 669 // INFLUENZA // VIRUS VACCINE, // MONOVALENT // Parke, Davis & Co. // Stock 4-669-1-70 // 2 // SFB"; (b) front: "C // 10 CC. Bio. 669 // INFLUENZA VIRUS VACCINE, // MONOVALENT // Each 1 cc. contains 400 CCA // units of A2 ["2" subscr.]/Aichi/2/68 // strain (Hong Kong // Variant) // PARKE, DAVIS & CO. DETROIT, Mich. 48232 U.S.A."; back: "USUAL ADULT DOSE – // 1 cc. intramuscularly. // See package insert. // SHAKE WELL // BEFORE USING // U.S. Licence No. 1. // Canadian Licence No. 1. // Expiration date and Lot // June 25, 1970 // 988124B"; bottom: "NTI // K // 21 // U.S.A. [embossed]"; top: "FLIP // OFF [embossed]; (c) C // INFLUENZA VIRUS VACCINE, MONOVALENT // Type A2 ["2" subscr.], Aichi Strain (Hong Kong Variant) // PARKE-DAVIS // DESCRIPTION // [text follows] // INDICATIONS // [text follows] // CONTRAINDICATIONS // [text follows] // HL // [text continues from Contraindications] // PRECAUTIONS // [text follows] // ADVERSE REACTIONS // [text follows] // DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION // [text follows] // PACKAGE INFORMATION // [text follows] // REFERENCES // [text follows] // PARKE, DAVIS [logo, see sketch on accession sheet] & COMPANY // 121 865350 // K-26-27 DETROIT, MICHIGAN, U.S.A. HL // Issued Nov. 1968"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-5 Row G
Condition Remarks
Box yellowed, dented; no apparent problems with vial or leaflet
Copy Type
Original
Reference Comments
Wikipedia "Hong Kong Flu"
Research Facts
Made for the Hong Kong Flu (H3N2) of 1968-1969, which killed approximately one million people worldwide.
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sodium iodide ampoule

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Dates
1970
circa 1970
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
Accession Number
000001292 a-b
Description
A cylindrical glass ampoule (b) with an icicle-shaped melted glass seal, inside a cardboard box (a); paper label on front
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Accession Number
000001292 a-b
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
MeSH Heading
Expectorants
Asthma, drug therapy
Respiration Disorders -- drug therapy
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- ampoule
Description
A cylindrical glass ampoule (b) with an icicle-shaped melted glass seal, inside a cardboard box (a); paper label on front
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - box - Size: Length 10.2 cm x Width 1.9 cm x Depth 1.9 cm
b - ampoule - Size: Length 9.6 cm x Diam. 1.3 cm
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Company
Site Made (City)
Brockville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1970
circa 1970
Date Remarks
Based on lot number
Material
cardboard: cream; red
glass: clear; blue
paper: white; red; orange; blue
Inscriptions
(a) Front: "10 CC. No. 208 // AMPOULES // SODIUM IODIDE // 1 GRAM (15 1/2 GRAINS) IN 10 CC."; bottom: "Parke, Davis & Company, Ltd. // Brockville, Ontario // PARKE-DAVIS"; top: "For use as an expectorant in asthma and chronic bronchitis, and other conditions // when intensive iodide therapy is indicated. // FOR INTRAVENOUS USE ONLY // Dose – 10 cc. at intervals of one to three days. Make injections very slowly. // Patient should remain in a recumbent position for fifteen minutes after the injection. // Should not be used in cases of pulmonary tuberculosis. Patients should be // watched for symptoms of iodism."; back: top repeated in French"; right side: logo, see drawing on accession sheet; left side: identical to right side; (b) "10 CC. No. 208 // AMPOULE // SODIUM IODIDE // 1 GRAM // (15 1/2 GRAINS) // IN 10 CC. // FOR INTRAVENOUS // USE ONLY // Dose – 10 cc. at intervals of // one to three days. See carton. // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. // BROCKVILLE, ONTARIO [printed] // Lot AJ191 [stamped]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-3 Row E
Condition Remarks
Box yellowed, dented; no apparent problems with ampoule
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
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Aeroplast Dressing can

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Dates
1971
circa 1971
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
000001333 a-b
Description
A metal aerosol can (a) with plastic cap (b); can has a paper label around circumference and a price sticker on front
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Accession Number
000001333 a-b
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Bandages
First Aid -- instrumentation
Description
A metal aerosol can (a) with plastic cap (b); can has a paper label around circumference and a price sticker on front
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - can - Size: Length 13.6 cm x Diam. 5.5 cm
b - cap - Size: Depth 3.4 cm x Diam. 5.8 cm
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Company
Site Made (City)
Brockville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1971
circa 1971
Date Remarks
Based on lot number
Material
metal: silver
paper: red; white; black
plastic: white
Inscriptions
(a) Front"Aeroplast® // Dressing // Brand of Vibesate // STUTT'S Drugs [printed] // $9.00 [stamped] // WARNING AVERTISSEMENT // FLAMMABLE INFLAMMABLE // Container may explode if heated. / Ce contenant peut exploser s'il est chauffé. // STERILE . CLEAR . FLEXIBLE . TRANSPARENT // WATERPROOF . OIL-RESISTANT // STÉRILE . CLAIR . SOUPLE . TRANSPARENT // IMPERMEABLE . RÉSISTANT À L'HUILE // // Net Weight 6 oz. (170 Gm.)"; back: "Spray-on Plastic Bandage and Protective Surgical Dressing // For protection of cuts, abrasions and minor burns. // DIRECTIONS: [text follows] // KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN. //WARNING: [text follows] // Content under pressure. Do not place in hot water or near radiators, stoves or other sources of heat. // Do not puncture or incinerate container even when empty, or store at temperatures over 120° F. // Keep away from open flame or spark. // [above text repeated in French] // Contains Co-polymers of hydroxy-vinyl chloride-acetate and sebacic acid, 8.2% by weight, and modified maleic rosin ester, // 2.7% by weight, and glycolate plasticizer, 0.6% by weight, in an ethyl acetate acetone solvent with fluorochloro hydro- // carbons and dimethyl ether as a gaseous propellant. // Parke, Davis & Company, Ltd. // Brockville, Ontario [printed] // Lot BH 205 [stamped] // PARKE-DAVIS // Stock 30-1050-323 [printed]";
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D4-4
Condition Remarks
Cap dusty; label yellowing; some corrosion at can base; #3: should the contents of the can be emptied?
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System; see also 000.001.245, .246; CD #3
Exhibit History
May 24 - Sept. 13, 2001: Agnes Etherington Art Centre Museopathy exhibit
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