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epinephrine injection pen

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact14129
Dates
1988
1990
circa 1988-1990
Collection
Dr. Hugh Pross Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Allergies
Accession Number
012020002
Description
Clear plastic sealed cylindrical tube with epinephrine injection pen kit of syringe and paper instructions inside tube; manufacturer sticker label on outside of tube; unopened and sealed with plastic.
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Accession Number
012020002
Collection
Dr. Hugh Pross Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Allergies
MeSH Heading
Drug Packaging -- instrumentation
Description
Clear plastic sealed cylindrical tube with epinephrine injection pen kit of syringe and paper instructions inside tube; manufacturer sticker label on outside of tube; unopened and sealed with plastic.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Donated by Dr. Hugh Pross.
Maker
Hollister-Stier, Miles Canada Inc.
Site Made (City)
Etobicoke
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1988
1990
circa 1988-1990
Date Remarks
Expiry date listed
Material
plastic: clear, cream, red
paper: white
ink: red, black
Inscriptions
Printed on instruction sheet inside tube: "EPINEPHRINE INJECTION, USP (1:1000) // No. 6801ZA NDC 0118-9982-01 // Epinephrine Injection, USP (1:1000) contained in sterile 1 ml syringe, // designed to deliver 2 doses, 0.3 ml each. For subcutaneous or intra- // muscular use. Each ml contains 1 mg epinephrine as hydrochloride, // 8.5 mg sodium chloride, not more than 5 mg chlorobutanol (chloral deriv- // ative) and 1.5 mg sodium bisulfite. // LOT S206 EXP JUN '90"; printed on exterior sticker: "Hollister-Stier, Miles Canada Inc. // 77 Belfield Rd., Etobicoke, Ontario M9W 1G6 // (416) 247-6191 - Cdn. Lic. 561"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-5
Dimension Notes
Length 11.4 cm x Diam 1.9 cm
Condition Remarks
Plastic seal is yellowed and brittle
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
"Epinephrine Injection," Medline Plus: Trusted Health Information for You. June 25 2014. July 8 2014; CD #6.
Research Facts
Epinephrine injection is used as emergency treatment to allergic reactions; it works by relaxing airway muscles and tightening blood vessels; it comes as pre-filled automatic injection device meant to be injected into the thigh; meant to be carried at all times; has a shelf life of two years. Also known as an 'EPI' pen.
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epinephrine injection pen

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact14130
Dates
1988
1990
circa 1988-1990
Collection
Dr. Hugh Pross Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Allergies
Accession Number
012020003 a-d
Description
Clear plastic cylindrical tube (a) epinephrine injection syringe with a red rubber sheath on needle (b) and paper instructions (c) inside tube with a red plastic cap (d); manufacturer’s sticker label on exterior; cap is loose so contents are accessible; syringe has clear plastic barrel with measure…
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Accession Number
012020003 a-d
Collection
Dr. Hugh Pross Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Allergies
MeSH Heading
Drug Packaging -- instrumentation
Description
Clear plastic cylindrical tube (a) epinephrine injection syringe with a red rubber sheath on needle (b) and paper instructions (c) inside tube with a red plastic cap (d); manufacturer’s sticker label on exterior; cap is loose so contents are accessible; syringe has clear plastic barrel with measurements for ½ ml and 1 ml, red plastic plunger, red rubber sheath over needle and dark brown liquid visible in barrel.
Number Of Parts
4
Part Names
a – tube – Size: Length 11.4 cm x Diam. 1.8 cm
b – syringe – Size: Length 10.5 cm x Diam. 1.5 cm
c – paper – Size (unfolded) Length 24.5 cm x Width 10.0 cm
d – cap – Size: Length 0.9 cm x Diam. 2.1 cm
Provenance
Donated by Dr. Hugh Pross.
Maker
Hollister-Stier, Miles Canada Inc.
Site Made (City)
Etobicoke
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1988
1990
circa 1988-1990
Date Remarks
Expiry date listed
Material
plastic: clear, red
paper: white
ink: red, black
rubber: red
liquid: brown
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Printed on instruction sheet inside tube: "EPINEPHRINE INJECTION, USP (1:1000) // No. 6801ZA NDC 0118-9982-01 // Epinephrine Injection, USP (1:1000) contained in sterile 1 ml syringe, // designed to deliver 2 doses, 0.3 ml each. For subcutaneous or intra- // muscular use. Each ml contains 1 mg epinephrine as hydrochloride, // 8.5 mg sodium chloride, not more than 5 mg chlorobutanol (chloral deriv- // ative) and 1.5 mg sodium bisulfite. // LOT S206 EXP JUN '90"; printed on exterior sticker: "Hollister-Stier, Miles Canada Inc. // 77 Belfield Rd., Etobicoke, Ontario M9W 1G6 // (416) 247-6191 - Cdn. Lic. 561"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-5
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
"Epinephrine Injection," Medline Plus: Trusted Health Information for You. June 25 2014. July 8 2014; CD #6.
Research Facts
Epinephrine injection is used as emergency treatment to allergic reactions; it works by relaxing the airway muscles and tightening blood vessels; it comes as pre-filled automatic injection device meant to be injected into the thigh; meant to be carried at all times; has a shelf life of two years. Also known as an EPI pen.
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promotional pill holder

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact15120
Dates
1980
2015
circa 1980-2015
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
017020013
Description
Rectangular blue plastic pill holder with an attached self hinged lid and six equal compartments inside with white text on the top advertising "Peters Drugs Ltd,"
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Accession Number
017020013
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Advertisements
Pharmacies -- advertisements
Pharmacy -- advertisements
Drug Storage
Description
Rectangular blue plastic pill holder with an attached self hinged lid and six equal compartments inside with white text on the top advertising "Peters Drugs Ltd,"
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to the donor, Dr. Jacalyn Duffin, MD, PhD, a hematologist and historian who held the Hannah Chair of the History of Medicine at Queen's University from 1988 to 2017.
Dates
1980
2015
circa 1980-2015
Date Remarks
Date based on design, text style, and material, as well as the history of Peters Drugs
Material
plastic: blue
ink: white
Inscriptions
Printed on top: "Peters Drugs Ltd. // Established 1930 // 640 King St. West // Kingston. Ont Ph: (613) 546-5165 // Rx PharmaChoice"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A7-6
Length
8.6 cm
Width
5.9 cm
Height
1.9 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Minor scratches
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
Website
Reference Comments
https://www.petersdrugs.ca/about-us
Research Facts
Peters Drugs is a small, family run pharmacy established in 1930 in Portsmouth Village, now part of Kingston.
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