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Dates
1957
1960
circa 1957
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Accession Number
000001382 a-b
Description
A rectangular brown glass bottle (a) with threaded metal cap (b); bottle has a paper label on front and sides, and is 3/4 full of capsules; top 1/4 of bottle and neck are stuffed with cotton
Accession Number
000001382 a-b
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
MeSH Heading
Cathartics
Constipation -- drug therapy
Dyspepsia -- drug therapy
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A rectangular brown glass bottle (a) with threaded metal cap (b); bottle has a paper label on front and sides, and is 3/4 full of capsules; top 1/4 of bottle and neck are stuffed with cotton
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle
b - cap
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co., Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Brockville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1957
1960
circa 1957
Date Remarks
Based on lot number
Material
glass: brown
paper: cream; red
metal: black; grey
Inscriptions
(a) Front: "100 No. 383 // KAPSEALS // HEPA-DESICOL // REGISTERED TRADEMARK // EACH KAPSEAL CONTAINS: // dl-Methionine 150 mg. // Choline Bitartrate 200 mg. // *Desicol 150 mg. // Inositol 15 mg. // Betaine 50 mg. // Keep Bottle Securely Closed // In a Cool, Dry Place. // DISPENSE IN GLASS // L H 104 f // Stock 15-383-4 // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. // BROCKVILLE, ONTARIO"; right side: "DOSE – 2 to 4 Kapseals three times daily, with or imme- // diately following meals as directed by the physician. // Medical literature available to physicians on request."; left side: "*Desicol is desiccated whole fresh bile, P. D. & Co. // The word KAPSEALS designates the hermetically sealed // capsules manufactured by Parke, Davis & Co."; bottom: "D 6 // V-561-A"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-4 Box 2 Row F
Length
a - 13.4 cm
Width
a - 5.9 cm
Depth
a - 3.2 cm b - 1.0 cm
Diameter
b - 3.4 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Label yellowing, dirty; corrosion around cap edge
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
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