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Dates
1950
1960
circa 1950-1960
Collection
Bonita Erwin Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
Accession Number
009042003 a-d
Description
Brown pressboard and metal cylindrical laboratory samples mailing tube with screw cap lid (a-b) containing clear glass vial (c) with a pair of long wood sticks and white cotton padded tips held in place with white cotton wadding; one piece paper leaflet (d) provides details about diagnosis of dipht…
Accession Number
009042003 a-d
Collection
Bonita Erwin Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
MeSH Heading
Serodiagnosis
Diphtheria
Public Health
Description
Brown pressboard and metal cylindrical laboratory samples mailing tube with screw cap lid (a-b) containing clear glass vial (c) with a pair of long wood sticks and white cotton padded tips held in place with white cotton wadding; one piece paper leaflet (d) provides details about diagnosis of diphtheria and patient details;
tube with brown paper label with pre-printed address and designated ‘D’ for diphtheria sample inside, space for a 2 cent postage stamp.
Number Of Parts
4
Part Names
a - tube - Size: Length 17.2 cm x Diam. 2.6 cm.
b - cap - Size: Length 0.5 cm x Diam. 2.7 cm
c - vial - Size: Length x Diam.
d - leaflet - Size: Length 14.5 cm x Width 9.3 cm
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
Department of Health of Ontario
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1950
1960
circa 1950-1960
Date Remarks
Dated by price of postage stamp
Material
metal: grey
paper: brown
glass: clear
wood: tan
paper: cream
ink: black
Inscriptions
Printed on tube: "LABORATORIES, // Dept. of Health of Ontario, // Parliament Buildings, // Queen's Park, // TORONTO. // D // Place // 2 Cent // Stamp // Here"; printed on leaflet: “Department of Health of Ontario // DIPHTHERIA DIAGNOSIS // Directions for Collecting Specimens // IMPORTANT – Release swabs should be taken from nose and throat
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-6
Temporary Location
On exhibit at City of Ottawa - Public Health L-2016-3 14 Mar 2016 – 31 Dec 2018
Condition Remarks
Tube shows minor wear along edges, yellowed, surface grime and minor stains; metal cap and ends show minor corrosion
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
Reference Comments
"About the Ministry," Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care.
Research Facts
The Department of Health of Ontario (as is printed on the label) was previously known as the Provincial Board of Health of Ontario which was created by the Public Health Act of 1882. The Provincial Board of Health name was changed in 1925 while the Department of Health name was changed to the Ministry of Health in 1971 and then again to the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care in 1999.
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mercury iodide pills

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact7843
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
Accession Number
1980.18.228
Description
A cylindrical bottle with rounded shoulders and a wide neck ending in a large lip and closed with a cork; shield-shaped paper label.
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Accession Number
1980.18.228
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
MeSH Heading
Syphilis -- drug therapy
Mercury Compounds
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A cylindrical bottle with rounded shoulders and a wide neck ending in a large lip and closed with a cork; shield-shaped paper label.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
John Wyeth & Brothers, Inc.
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
glass: amber
cork: brown
paper: brown; black
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "GELATINE-COATED PILL // Mercury Iodide, Yellow // JOHN WYETH & BROTHERS, INC. // PHILADELPHIA // Made in Canada"; embossed on bottom: "Wyeth 107".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-5 Box 2 Row B
Dimension Notes
Length 8.6 cm x Diam. 4.3 cm
Condition Remarks
Parts of label are torn
Copy Type
Original
Images
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Wei de Meyer's Catarrh Cure

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact7847
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
Accession Number
1980.18.231
Description
A rectangular metal tin full of contents; wrapped in plastic.
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Accession Number
1980.18.231
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Common Cold -- drug therapy
Influenza -- drug therapy
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- tin
MM= Drug Packaging -- box and packet
Description
A rectangular metal tin full of contents; wrapped in plastic.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
The Centaur Company
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
metal: yellow; black
plastic: clear
Inscriptions
Engraved on tin: "Wei De MEYERS // CATARRH // For CATARRH POLYPUS INFLUENZA"; between the first two words is a circle with "WEI DE MEYERS" around the upper half and "CATARRH CURE" around the lower half; "PRICE $1.00"; a trade mark is engraved on the face of the tin.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-8 Row F
Dimension Notes
Length 8.2 cm x Width 5.2 x Depth 1.9 cm
Condition Remarks
Heavy rusting at the sides of the tin; plastic wrapping is also torn.
Copy Type
Original
Images
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Wei de Meyer's Catarrh Cure

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact7848
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
Accession Number
1980.18.232
Description
A rectangular metal tin full of contents; wrapped in plastic.
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Accession Number
1980.18.232
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Common Cold -- drug therapy
Influenza -- drug therapy
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- tin
MM= Drug Packaging -- box and packet
Description
A rectangular metal tin full of contents; wrapped in plastic.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
The Centaur Company
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
metal: yellow; black
plastic: clear
Inscriptions
Engraved on tin: "Wei De MEYERS // CATARRH // For CATARRH POLYPUS INFLUENZA"; between the first two words is a circle with "WEI DE MEYERS" around the upper half and "CATARRH CURE" around the lower half; "PRICE $1.00"; a trade mark is engraved on the face of the tin and printed on the label.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-8 Row F
Dimension Notes
Length 8.2 cm x Width 5.2 x Depth 1.9 cm
Condition Remarks
Heavy rusting at the sides of the tin; plastic wrapping is half missing.
Copy Type
Original
Images
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Capsules of Cypridol

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact7918
Dates
1880
1900
1880-1900
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
Accession Number
1980.18.298
Description
A small cylindrical glass bottle with tiny rounded shoulders and a neck almost the size of the body; closed with a sealed cork; paper label; full of dark capsules.
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Accession Number
1980.18.298
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
MeSH Heading
Syphilis -- drug therapy
MM= Drug Packaging -- container --ampoule
Description
A small cylindrical glass bottle with tiny rounded shoulders and a neck almost the size of the body; closed with a sealed cork; paper label; full of dark capsules.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Site Made (Country)
France
Dates
1880
1900
1880-1900
Material
glass: amber
cork: brown
paper: yellow; brown; green
organic matter: dark brown
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "CAPSULES OF // CYPRIDOL // (A 1% SOLUTION OF HgI2 IN OIL) // Dose: Two capsules to be taken daily // with meals, but in no case must the // dose exceed five capsules in a single day // except under the physician's instructions. // Vial 8 Rue Vivienne Paris // Huile Specifique Au Biiodure Codex No. 82"; from attached circular: "A 1% solution of bin-iodide of Mercury in an aseptic oil // An improved specific in the treatment of syphilis // Sold only on physicians' prescriptions and is only known to the medical profession."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-6 Box 2 Row E
Dimension Notes
Length 9.0 cm x Diam. 3.0 cm
Copy Type
Original
Images
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Capsules of Cypridol

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact7919
Dates
1880
1900
1880-1900
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
Accession Number
1980.18.299
Description
A small cylindrical glass bottle with tiny rounded shoulders and a neck almost the size of the body; closed with a sealed cork; paper label; full of dark capsules.
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Accession Number
1980.18.299
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
MeSH Heading
Syphilis -- drug therapy
MM= Drug Packaging -- container --ampoule
Description
A small cylindrical glass bottle with tiny rounded shoulders and a neck almost the size of the body; closed with a sealed cork; paper label; full of dark capsules.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Dates
1880
1900
1880-1900
Material
glass: amber
cork: brown
paper: yellow; brown; green
organic matter: dark brown
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "CAPSULES OF // CYPRIDOL // (A 1% SOLUTION OF HgI2 IN OIL) // "HUILE SPECIFIQUE AU BIIODURE CODEX No. 82 // Dose: Two capsules to be taken daily // with meals, but in no case must the // dose exceed five capsules in a single day // except under the physician's instructions. // Vial, 8 Rue Vivienne Paris"; from attached circular: "A 1% solution of HgI2 in oil // Treatment of venereal diseases // Cypridol may be taken by mouth in capsule form or hypodermically // Cypridol capsules do not affect stomach or digestive organs // Cypridol capsules are sold in original bottles of 50 capsules of 20 centigrammes each."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-6 Box 2 Row E
Dimension Notes
Length 9.0 cm x Diam. 3.0 cm
Copy Type
Original
Images
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Chapoteau's Morrhuol Creosote

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Dates
1870
1900
1870-1900
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
Accession Number
1980.18.301
Description
A sealed glass bottle with octagonal cross-section, a neck almost the size of the body, a wide lip, and a paper label; corked; full of capsules.
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Accession Number
1980.18.301
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Tuberculosis -- drug therapy
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A sealed glass bottle with octagonal cross-section, a neck almost the size of the body, a wide lip, and a paper label; corked; full of capsules.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
Rigaud and Chapoteaut
Site Made (City)
Paris
Site Made (Country)
France
Dates
1870
1900
1870-1900
Material
glass: clear
cork: brown
paper: yellow; brown
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "CHAPOTEAUT'S // "Morrhuol Créosoté" // (Morrhuol with Creosote) // IN CAPSULES"; embossed: "Chapoteaut Paris"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-6 Box 2 Row B
Dimension Notes
Length 11.5 cm x Diam. 3.5 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Circular attached to 1980.18.302
Research Facts
Active principle of Cod Liver Oil is extracted and it can act by inducing Hyperalimentation; Clinical experiments in the Paris Hospitals show that Creosote combined with Morrhuol gives the happiest results where there is tuberculosis with corresponding defective nutrition; Pure Creosote with Morrhuol will considerably assist assimilation of the Creosote.
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Chapoteau's Morrhuol Creosote

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact7924
Dates
1870
1900
1870-1900
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
Accession Number
1980.18.302
Description
A sealed glass bottle with octagonal cross-section, a neck almost the size of the body, a wide lip, and a paper label; corked; full of capsules.
  1 image  
Accession Number
1980.18.302
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Tuberculosis -- drug therapy
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A sealed glass bottle with octagonal cross-section, a neck almost the size of the body, a wide lip, and a paper label; corked; full of capsules.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
Rigaud and Chapoteaut
Site Made (City)
Paris
Site Made (Country)
France
Dates
1870
1900
1870-1900
Material
glass: clear
cork: brown
paper: yellow; brown
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "CHAPOTEAUT'S // "Morrhuol Créosoté" // (Morrhuol with Creosote) // IN CAPSULES"; embossed: "Chapoteaut Paris"; attached circular has: "Active principle of Cod Liver Oil is extracted and it can act by inducing Hyperalimentation // Clinical experiments in the Paris Hospitals show that Creosote combined with Morrhuol gives the happiest results where there is tuberculosis with corresponding defective nutrition // Pure Creosote with Morrhuol will considerably assist assimilation of the Creosote."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-6 Box 2 Row B
Dimension Notes
Length 11.5 cm x Diam. 3.5 cm
Copy Type
Original
Images
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Chloromycetin ® capsules

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact4063
Dates
1951
1968
circa 1951-1968
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
Accession Number
000001269 a-c
Description
Rectangular brown glass bottle (b) with cylindrical neck and threaded metal cap (c); paper label covers front and left and right sides; bottle is in a cardboard box (a) and is 2/3 full of capsules.
Accession Number
000001269 a-c
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
MeSH Heading
Infection -- drug therapy
MM= Drugs -- anti-biotics -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Rectangular brown glass bottle (b) with cylindrical neck and threaded metal cap (c); paper label covers front and left and right sides; bottle is in a cardboard box (a) and is 2/3 full of capsules.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - box
b - bottle
c - cap
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co., Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Brockville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1951
1968
circa 1951-1968
Material
glass: brown
paper: red; white; orange
cardboard: beige; red; orange; white; grey; blue
metal: red; white
Inscriptions
Front: "Pr 100 [illeg.] // 17.80 // 100 // CAPSULES // CHLOROMYCETIN® // CHLORAMPHENICOL // CAPSULES // U.S.P. // 100 MG. // Stock 6-480-4 // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. // BROCKVILLE, ONTARIO"; right side: "WARNING - Blood dyscrasias may be associated with the use // of chloramphenicol. It is essential that adequate blood studies be // made. (See enclosed warnings and precautions.)"; back: "MEDICAMENTA VERA P D // Laboratories, // Branches, and // Distributors // are located in // Principal Cities // throughout the // World."; left side: "USUAL ADULT DAILY DOSE – 50 mg. per Kg. See enclosed circular. // Chloromycetin – Reg. T.M. // Patented in Canada 1951 // Exp. Date: Feb. 1968 // Lot No. // C234669 "; top: "100 No. 480 // CAPSULES // CHLOROMYCETIN // 100 MG. // Stock 6-480-4"; bottom: identical to top; (b) front: "Pr 100 No. 480 // CAPSULES // CHLOROMYCETIN // CHLORAMPHENICOL // CAPSULES // U.S.P. // 100 MG. // Stock 6-480-4 // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. // BROCKVILLE, ONTARIO"; right side: identical to box right side; left side: identical to box left side; bottom: "4 // 50 2"; (c) "P D"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-5 Box 3 Row C
Dimension Notes
a - box - Size: Length 9.5 cm x Width 4.8 cm x Depth 3.9 cm
b - bottle - Size: Length 8.7 cm x Width 4.7 cm x Depth 3.0 cm
c - cap - Size: Depth 1.0 cm x Diam. 3.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Box is yellowed, dirty, and water marked on bottom, pen marks on front, dented; label on bottle is yellowing; otherwise bottle and cap are sound
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Other
Reference Comments
See also 000.001.197, .268
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Chloromycetin Succinate

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact4064
Dates
1951
1970
circa 1951-1970
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
Accession Number
000001270 a-c
Description
A cylindrical glass vial (b) stopped with a rubber stopper and sealed with a metal band around the neck and lip; vial is in a cardboard box (a) with a leaflet (c) containing product information
Accession Number
000001270 a-c
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
MeSH Heading
Infection -- drug therapy
MM= Drugs -- anti-biotics -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- vial
Description
A cylindrical glass vial (b) stopped with a rubber stopper and sealed with a metal band around the neck and lip; vial is in a cardboard box (a) with a leaflet (c) containing product information
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - box - Size: Length 5.8 cm x Width 2.8 cm x Depth 2.8 cm
b - vial - Size: Depth 5.1 cm x Diam. 2.5 cm
c - leaflet (unfolded) - Size: Length 19.7 cm x Width 10.5 cm
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co., Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Brockville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1951
1970
circa 1951-1970
Date Remarks
Expirey date
Material
glass: clear
paper: red; white; cream
metal: silver
cardboard: cream; red
rubber: grey
Inscriptions
(a) Front: "Pr S-V 57 // CHLOROMYCETIN® // SUCCINATE // CHLORAMPHENICOL // SODIUM SUCCINATE // EQUIVALENT TO: // 1 GRAM // Chloromycetin® // (chloramphenicol, // P.D. & Co.) // INTRAVENOUS // INTRAMUSCULAR // SUBCUTANEOUS // Stock 35-57-1 // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. // BROCKVILLE, ONTARIO"; right side: "USUAL ADULT DAILY DOSE – 50 mg. per Kg. // See enclosed circular for additional informat- // tion regarding dosage and preparation of // solution. // Sterile solution may be kept at room tempera- // ture for 30 days without significant loss of // potency. A cloudy solution should not be used."; back: "WARNING – Blood dyscrasias may be asso- // ciated with the use of chloramphenicol. It is // essential that adequate blood studies be made. // (See enclosed warnings and precautions.) // Chloromycetin® – Patented in Canada 1951. // Ca. Lic. No. 542 // Exp. Date: April 1970 // Lot No. C239939"; left side: right side repeated in French; top: "Steri-Vial® 57 // 1 GRAM // CHLOROMYCETIN® // SUCCINATE // Stock 35-57-1"; bottom: identical to top; (b) front: "Pr S-V 57 // CHLOROMYCETIN® // SUCCINATE // CHLORAMPHENICOL SODIUM SUCCINATE // EQUIVALENT TO: // 1 GRAM // Chloromycetin® (chloramphenicol, P.D. & Co.) // Stock 35-51-1 // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. // BROCKVILLE, ONTARIO"; back: "See enclosed circular. // WARNING – Blood dyscrasias may be // associated with the use of chloram- // phenicol. It is essential that adequate // blood studies be made. (See enclosed // warnings and precautions.) // Lot No. C239939 Exp. Date: April 1970 [stamped] // Strength: Date: // Patient: Room:"; bottom: "17 [embossed]"; (c) "FOR PARENTERAL ADMINISTRATION // CHLOROMYCETIN® // (CHLORAMPHENICOL) // WARNING // [text follows] // ANTIMICROBIAL AND PHARMA- // COLOGICAL PROPERTIES OF // CHLORAMPHENICOL // [text follows] // PRODUCTS FOR PARENTERAL USE // AND DOSAGE RECOMMENDATIONS // [text follows] // SIDE EFFECTS OF // CHLORAMPHENICOL THERAPY // [text follows] // PACKAGE INFORMATION // [text follows] // [throughout leaflet, French translation occurs alongside English text] // MEDICAMENTA VERA P D // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. // BROCKVILLE, ONTARIO // P - TC"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-5 Row G
Condition Remarks
Boxl yellowed, dented; label on vial yellowing; otherwise no apparent problems
Copy Type
Original
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