Brown plastic bottle with yellow screw cap; still has some of its contents; contains Selsun Suspension, a shampoo; the front of the bottle contains the name of the drug in brown lettering on a yellow background, and with it are listed the active ingredients, manufacturing information, and quantity;…
Brown plastic bottle with yellow screw cap; still has some of its contents; contains Selsun Suspension, a shampoo; the front of the bottle contains the name of the drug in brown lettering on a yellow background, and with it are listed the active ingredients, manufacturing information, and quantity; below this in white lettering are warnings and five steps of usage instructions.
Based on other Abbott products in the Collection and their lot numbers, and on date that Abbott copyrighted "Selsun Suspension".
plastic: brown, yellow
ink: yellow, white
Printed on front of bottle: "SELSUN // SUSPENSION // CONTAINS: SELENIUM SULFIDE 2.5% COMPOUND SUSPENSION // ABBOTT LABORATORIES LTD. // MONTREAL, CANADA // 4 OUNCES LIST 3962 LOT D754-728 2/ // CAUTION: TO BE USED ONLY ON // THE ADVICE OF A PHYSICIAN· // SHAKE WELL BEFORE USING· // WARNING: FOR EXTERNAL USE ONLY. // POISONOUS IF TAKEN INTERNALLY· // DIRECTIONS FOR APPLICATION // 1. Wash hair with soap and water, rinse. // 2. Work 1 or 2 tsp. of medicine into // scalp, using warm water to lather. // Avoid contact with eyes. // 3. Allow medicine to remain on scalp // for approximately 5 minutes. // 4. Rinse scalp thoroughly. // 5. After treatment wash hands thor - // oughly. // KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN // PROTECT FROM LIGHT AND HEAT"; raised on bottom of bottle: "FLEXCEL ® // 2"
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Minor staining around bottom of cap.
Catalog of Copyright Entries. Third Series: 1960
By Library of Congress. Copyright Office: https://books.google.ca/books?id=lNcgAQAAIAAJ&dq=%22selsun+suspension%22+%22abbott%22&source=gbs_navlinks_s
"Doctor... have you tested the effectiveness of... Selsun Suspension (Selenium Suphide, Abbott).", Wellcome Library: https://wellcomelibrary.org/item/b28633611#?c=0&m=0&s=0&cv=1&z=0.013%2C0.1263%2C0.5147%2C0.3233
Abbott Laboratories copyrighted "Selsun Suspension" in 1960.
Selsun was advertised to relieve itching, burning, and scaling; treating ailments like dandruff, seborrheic dermatitis, and tinea versicolor. It is an anti-infective which slows the growth of yeasts which cause infections.