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Lifestyles extra-strength condoms box

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Dates
1991
1994
circa 1991-1994
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
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
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
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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