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Dates
1988
Collection
Dr. Paul MacKenzie Collection
Category
Reproduction, Contraception and Sexual Health
Accession Number
003003016
Description
Single Sultan male condom in a sealed packet; the packet consists of a square-shaped envelope made from plastic and sealed on all four sides; the inside of the packet contains a rolled male condom that has been sealed in; the outer front and back of the packet have printed information on them; the …
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Accession Number
003003016
Collection
Dr. Paul MacKenzie Collection
Category
Reproduction, Contraception and Sexual Health
MeSH Heading
Contraceptive Devices, Male
MM= Contraceptive Devices -- condom
Description
Single Sultan male condom in a sealed packet; the packet consists of a square-shaped envelope made from plastic and sealed on all four sides; the inside of the packet contains a rolled male condom that has been sealed in; the outer front and back of the packet have printed information on them; the top and bottom edges of the packet have a jagged cut in the centre to make tearing the packet open easier.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned and used by Dr. Paul MacKenzie at Kingston General Hospital.
Maker
Ansell Inc.
Site Made (City)
Dothan
Site Made (State)
Alabama
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1988
Date Remarks
Manufacture date of October 1988 printed on packet back
Material
plastic: white; blue
ink: black
latex: red
Inscriptions
The front of the packet reads, "Ansell Incorporated Dothan, Alabama // Sultan ® // ELECTRONICALLY TESTED // ONE COLORED CONDOM // MADE IN U.S.A. // Sultan ® // ELECTRONICALLY TESTED // ONE COLORED CONDOM // MADE IN U.S.A. // Ansell Incorporated Dothan, Alabama"; the back of the packet reads, "MFG // 10/88 // 49"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-5
Dimension Notes
Length 5.3 cm x Width 5.6 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
Condition Remarks
The packet is unused and undamaged; the condom inside is unused and sealed.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Dr. Robert Reid; CD #2
Images
Less detail
Dates
1988
Collection
Dr. Paul MacKenzie Collection
Category
Reproduction, Contraception and Sexual Health
Accession Number
003003017
Description
Single Sultan male condom in a sealed packet; the packet consists of a square-shaped envelope made from plastic and sealed on all four sides; the inside of the packet contains a rolled male condom that has been sealed in; the outer front and back of the packet have printed information on them; the …
  2 images  
Accession Number
003003017
Collection
Dr. Paul MacKenzie Collection
Category
Reproduction, Contraception and Sexual Health
MeSH Heading
Contraceptive Devices, Male
MM= Contraceptive Devices -- condom
Description
Single Sultan male condom in a sealed packet; the packet consists of a square-shaped envelope made from plastic and sealed on all four sides; the inside of the packet contains a rolled male condom that has been sealed in; the outer front and back of the packet have printed information on them; the top and bottom edges of the packet have a jagged cut in the centre to make tearing the packet open easier.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned and used by Dr. Paul MacKenzie at Kingston General Hospital.
Maker
Ansell Inc.
Site Made (City)
Dothan
Site Made (State)
Alabama
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1988
Date Remarks
Manufacture date of October 1988 printed on packet back
Material
plastic: white
ink: black; blue
latex: red
Inscriptions
The front of the packet reads, "Ansell Incorporated Dothan, Alabama // Sultan ® // ELECTRONICALLY TESTED // ONE COLORED CONDOM // MADE IN U.S.A. // Sultan ® // ELECTRONICALLY TESTED // ONE COLORED CONDOM // MADE IN U.S.A. // Ansell Incorporated Dothan, Alabama"; the back of the packet reads, "MFG // 10/88 // 49"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-5
Dimension Notes
Length 5.3 cm x Width 5.6 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
Condition Remarks
The packet is unused and undamaged; the condom inside is unused and sealed.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Dr. Robert Reid; CD #2
Images
Less detail

Lifestyles extra-strength condoms

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact8735
Dates
1991
1994
circa 1991-1994
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Reproduction, Contraception and Sexual Health
Accession Number
1996.14.7 a-l
Description
Single-piece cardboard box (a) of LifeStyles extra strength condoms containing ten condoms (b-k) individually wrapped in square plastic-covered foil packets and a folded paper product guide (l).
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Accession Number
1996.14.7 a-l
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Reproduction, Contraception and Sexual Health
MeSH Heading
Contraceptive Devices, Male
MM= Contraceptive Devices -- condom
Description
Single-piece cardboard box (a) of LifeStyles extra strength condoms containing ten condoms (b-k) individually wrapped in square plastic-covered foil packets and a folded paper product guide (l).
Number Of Parts
12
Part Names
a - box - Size: Length 12.0 cm x Width 4.2 cm x Depth 3.3 cm
b-k - condom packets - Size: Length 5.7 cm x Width 5.7 cm x Depth 0.6 cm
l - guide - Size (unfolded): Length 30.1 cm x Width 7.9 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; transferred to Academy of Medicine from the Canadian Museum of Health and Medicine at the Toronto Hospital.
Maker
Ansell Inc.
Site Made (City)
Dothan
Site Made (State)
Alabama
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1991
1994
circa 1991-1994
Date Remarks
LifeStyles spermicidal lubricated condoms have a three-year shelf life; expiration date of 1994 printed on the box
Material
paper: brown; red; white; black
foil: brown; red
plastic: clear
Inscriptions
Printed where box hangs: "EXTRA STRENGTH // STRONG & SENSITIVE [the last few letters of each are covered by a square red sticker reading "14 // 12 + 2 FREE"]"; box top: "This product combines a latex condom and a spermicidal lubricant. // The spermicide, Nonoxynol-9, reduces the number of active sperm, // thereby decreasing the risk of pregnancy if you lose your erection before // withdrawal and some semen spill outside the condom. However, // the extent of decreased risk has not been established. This condom // should not be used as a substitute for the combined use of a vaginal // spermicide and a condom."; box front: "LifeStyles® // EXTRA STRENGTH // WITH SPERMICIDE // 12 LUBRICATED CONDOMS"; bottom of box: "[UPC code] Avoid Excess Heat // Store at Room Temperature // © Ansell Incorporated, 1989"; back of box: "Stock No. 2112 // LIFESTYLES // Extra Strength // The [underlined word "first"] extra strength condom - so strong yet so // sensitive. When properly used, it minimizes the // chance of breaking or tearing. Contains the // doctor recommended spermicide, Nonoxynol-9, // designed to kill sperm on contact. // Each LifeStyles latex condom is individually // tested for reliability and safety to meet U.S. // standards. For maximum protection, carefully // follow the instructions inside this package. // Active ingredient: Nonoxynol-9 (6.6%) // LIFESTYLES. . . // It's a matter of condom sense!™ // Manufactured in the United States by // Ansell Incorporated, Dothan, AL, 36302. // America's #1 Condom Company"; closed box end: "LifeStyles // EXTRA STRENGTH // The expiration date on this product // applies only to the spermicidal // lubricant in it."; embossed into closed box end: "6099406 G5 // EXP 07/94."; opened box end: "LifeStyles // EXTRA STRENGTH // Lift Edge to Open"; printed on front and back of condom packet: "LifeStyles® // EXTRA STRENGTH // WITH NONOXYNOL-9" multiple times vertically; printed on edges of condom packets: "Ansell Incorporated // Dothan, Alabama // Made in // U.S.A."; stamped on one side of condom packet: "609906 G5 // EXP 07/94"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-5
Condition Remarks
#1: Box is slightly worn
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
LifeStyles corporate website; CD #UHN
Images
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Tycos pocket sphygmomanometer

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact8045
Dates
1955
1965
circa 1955-1965
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
Accession Number
1980.26.3 a-c
Description
Sphygmomanometer (a) consists of a pressure gauge connected to a rubber bulb and a nylon armband (b) with velcro fastening; a leather zippered case (c) holds the above.
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Accession Number
1980.26.3 a-c
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Manometry
MM= Blood Pressure Determination -- sphygmomanometer
Description
Sphygmomanometer (a) consists of a pressure gauge connected to a rubber bulb and a nylon armband (b) with velcro fastening; a leather zippered case (c) holds the above.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - sphygmomanometer - Size: Length 13.0 cm
b - armband - Size: Length 52.5 cm x Width 14.0 cm
c - case - Size: Length 17.5 cm x Width 11.0 cm x Depth 5.0 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. Vas Yancoff of Toronto.
Maker
Tycos
Site Made (City)
Asheville
Site Made (State)
North Carolina
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1955
1965
circa 1955-1965
Material
metal: silver; beige; white; black
rubber: black
glass: clear
leather: black
fabric: dark grey; black
Inscriptions
On rubber bulb: "Tycos, Asheville, N.C. USA 0480 178"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E6-5
Condition Remarks
#2: rubber needs special treatment; leather is stiff
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail