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procaine hydrochloride

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Dates
1920
circa 1920
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Accession Number
996001083
Description
Small empty cylindrical amber glass bottle with a closed, slightly convex bottom and an open round top; the bottle top has a short neck and a flat lip at the top; the bottle is covered to the neck with a glassine paper cover that has ragged upper edges; the bottle has an attached printed paper labeā€¦
Accession Number
996001083
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
MeSH Heading
Anesthetics, Local
MM= Drugs -- anesthetics -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Small empty cylindrical amber glass bottle with a closed, slightly convex bottom and an open round top; the bottle top has a short neck and a flat lip at the top; the bottle is covered to the neck with a glassine paper cover that has ragged upper edges; the bottle has an attached printed paper label on the outer front.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection
Maker
Merck & Co.
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1920
circa 1920
Material
glass: amber
paper: off-white
glassine: beige/grey
Inscriptions
The front label reads, "15 grains .5329 // PROCAINE MERCK 20388 // (PROCAINE HYDROCHLORIDE U.S.P.X.) // Merck & Co. Distributors and Guarantors New York. // PRINTED IN U.S.A."; the bottom of the bottle has a raised number "3" on it
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A
Dimension Notes
Length 3.5 cm x Diam. 1.9 cm.
Condition Remarks
The glass is complete and undamaged; the paper label shows minor wear, but is fully legible and complete; the glassine cover top is missing
Copy Type
Original
Less detail