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baby bottle sterilizer kit

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Dates
1965
1975
circa 1965-1970
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pediatrics
Hygiene
Classification
Pediatrics
Paediatrics
Hygiene
Accession Number
1987.9.1 a-gg
Description
Baby bottle sterilizer kit with yellow plastic base (a) with heating / sterilizing element with two prong electric cord and white plastic cover (b); white plastic grid style bottle rack (c) can hold up to eight (8) bottles (e-k) has a separate grid (d) to fit over top of rack handle for bottle caps…
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Accession Number
1987.9.1 a-gg
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pediatrics
Hygiene
Classification
Pediatrics
Paediatrics
Hygiene
MeSH Heading
Sterilization
Infant Food
Infant Nutrition
Description
Baby bottle sterilizer kit with yellow plastic base (a) with heating / sterilizing element with two prong electric cord and white plastic cover (b); white plastic grid style bottle rack (c) can hold up to eight (8) bottles (e-k) has a separate grid (d) to fit over top of rack handle for bottle caps (l-u), liners and nipples (dd-ff) to be sterilized; kit contains seven (7) transparent Curity brand glass baby bottles with ten (10) cream plastic screw on bottle caps, eight (8) cream and yellow plastic cap seals and three (3) dark brown rubber bottle nipples; white plastic cover fits on base; instructions for use on underside of base; paper instruction manual (gg); Note: instruction manual missing 15 Nov 2016; one bottle and five nipples missing to create a full set.
Number Of Parts
26
Part Names
a – base
b – cover
c – bottle rack
d – accessories rack
e-k – bottle
l-u –cap
v-cc –cap seal
dd-ff - niple
gg - instruction manual
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. W. T. W. Clarke.
Maker
Hankscraft (Canada) Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1965
1975
circa 1965-1970
Material
plastic: yellow; white
glass: transparent
rubber: brown
paper: white
ink: black; red; blue
Inscriptions
On top of case: "HANKSCRAFT"; embossed on bottles: "CURITY // SURE GRIP // CUBIC CENTIMETERS 50 100 250 200 227 // OUNCES 1-8"; embossed on bottle lids and liners "Curity"; on bottom of base unit: "HANKSCRAFT // Model 972 AUTOMATIC ELECTRIC // STERILIZER // 1. POUR WATER (TERMINAL METHOD - 6 OZS., REGULAR ME- // THOD 8 OZS.) INTO EITHER END OF BOILING SECTION MAR- // KED "FILL HERE". PLACE LOADED BOTTLE RACK IN BASE. PUT ON COVER, AND PLUG INTO ELECTRICAL OUTLET. CUR- // RENT WILL SHUT OFF AUTOMATICALLY WHEN ALL WATER // HAS TURNED TO STEAM. (TIME WILL VARY ACCORDING TO // WATER HARDNESS.) TWENTY MINUTES ENSURES COMPLETE // TERMINAL STERILIZATION. IF CURRENT SHUTS OFF IN LESS // THAN TWENTY MINUTES USE 1 OZ. MORE WATER. (IF YOUR // UNIT DOES NOT SHUT OFF IN 45 MINUTES, ADD A SMALL // PINCH OF BAKING SODA. ALLOW ANOTHER HOUR FOR // COOLING AFTER STERILIZER HAS SHUT OFF. // 2. DISCONNECT FROM CIRCUIT, AND REMOVE THE COVER. FOR // SAFE STORAGE, PLACE BOTTLE RACK AND FEEDINGS IN // REFRIGERATOR. // 3. RINSE BOILING SECTION UNDER TAP AFTER EACH USE // 115 VOLTS A.C. ONLY // 7.5 AMPS OR LESS // MADE IN CANADA BY // HANKSCRAFT (CANADA) LTD. TORONTO // CANADIAN PATENT NO. 765,151 U.S. PATENT NO. 3,347,618"; on nipples: "PYRAMID RUBBER CO. RAVENNA. O. EVENFLO PAT. U. S. & CAN.; "EVENFLO PRODUCTS RAVENNA. O. PAT. U. S. & CAN. MADE IN U.S.A."; printed on instruction manual: "baby bottle // STERILIZER"; line drawing of steriliizer.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-N1-6
Storage Room 2005 (gg)
2005-2-3 Box 10 (gg)
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Dimension Notes
a – base – Length 33.0 cm x Width 16.5 cm x Depth 9.0 cm
b – cover – Length 33.0 cm x Width 15.8 cm x Depth 22.2 cm
c – bottle rack – Length 26.0 cm x Width 13.2 cm x Depth 22.8 cm
d – accessories rack – Length 23.2 cm x Width 11.6 cm Depth 2.5 cm
e-k – bottle – Length 16.2 cm x Width 5.0 cm x Depth 5.0 cm
l-u – cap - Diam. 4.6 cm
v-cc – cap seal - Diam. 3.8 cm
dd-ff – nipple - Diam. 3.8 cm
gg - instruction manual
Condition Remarks
#2: rubber cord is brittle
Copy Type
Original
Reference Comments
https://patentimages.storage.googleapis.com/pages/US3347618-0.png
Research Facts
Bought by the donor to sterilize bottles for visiting grandchildren.
Citing patent: US3347618; Filing date: Apr 6, 1964; Publication date: Oct 17, 1967; Applicant: Hankscraft Canada Ltd; Title: Sterilizer.
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