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Dates
1977
1987
circa 1977-1987
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
010042018
Description
Narrow empty cylindrical orange metal tube with white plastic cap with printed label for "Redoxon" or "Vitamin C / Orange flavour". text printed in red and white ink; cap is not removable; expiry date and lot number are stamped on the bottom.
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Accession Number
010042018
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Vitamins
Vitamin C
Pharmacy
Drug Packaging
Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Narrow empty cylindrical orange metal tube with white plastic cap with printed label for "Redoxon" or "Vitamin C / Orange flavour". text printed in red and white ink; cap is not removable; expiry date and lot number are stamped on the bottom.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used by donor’s great aunt, Connie Cox (20 Aug 1939- 5 June 2010), while working at the Kingston Psychiatric Hospital for over 35 years. Ontario Hospital Kingston Nursing School, Grad 1962.
Maker
Hoffman-La Roche Limited
Site Made (City)
Vaudreuil
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1977
1987
circa 1977-1987
Date Remarks
Date based on expiry date stamped on container
Material
ink: orange, red, white
plastic: white
metal: grey
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd./Ltée // Vaudreuil, Québec J7V 6B3 // 10 Effervescent tablets // Ascorbic Acid Tablets U.S.P. // Vitamin C / Orange flavour // Redoxon® // Each effervescent tablet contains: // 1 g crystalline vitamin C // Dissolve effervescent tablet in 1/2 glass of cold water // Dosage: 1 tablet daily, or as directed by the physician // Note: For therapeutic use only // Keep the tube lightly closed in a dry place // Store at 15-30º C // Desiccant in the cap harmless if injested // See bottom of tube for lot number and expiry date // ®Reg. Trade Mark / Marque déposée // 00 0638 6 CDN 34 71 // Made in Switzerland / Fabriqué en Suisse // ROCHE®" ; printed on bottom: "EXP JL 87 // LOT 6737"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-4 Row C
Length
10.0 cm
Diameter
3.4 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
Website
Reference Comments
https://web.archive.org/web/2018*/http://www.roche.com/med-cor-2004-07-19
Research Facts
Redoxon Vitamin C was invented in 1934, the first synthetically produced vitamin to be mass produced.
Images
Less detail
Dates
1977
1987
circa 1977-1987
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
010042019
Description
Narrow empty cylindrical orange metal tube with white plastic cap with printed label for "Redoxon" or "Vitamin C / Orange flavour". text printed in red and white ink; cap is not removable; expiry date and lot number are stamped on the bottom.
  5 images  
Accession Number
010042019
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Vitamins
Vitamin C
Pharmacy
Drug Packaging
Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Narrow empty cylindrical orange metal tube with white plastic cap with printed label for "Redoxon" or "Vitamin C / Orange flavour". text printed in red and white ink; cap is not removable; expiry date and lot number are stamped on the bottom.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used by donor’s great aunt, Connie Cox (20 Aug 1939- 5 June 2010), while working at the Kingston Psychiatric Hospital for over 35 years. Ontario Hospital Kingston Nursing School, Grad 1962.
Maker
Hoffman-La Roche Limited
Site Made (City)
Vaudreuil
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1977
1987
circa 1977-1987
Date Remarks
Date based on expiry date printed on container
Material
ink: orange, red, white
plastic: white
metal: grey
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd. / Ltée // Vaudreuil, Québec J7V 6B3 // 10 Effervescent tablets // Ascorbic Acid Tablets U.S.P. // Vitamin C / Orange flavour // Redoxon® // Each effervescent tablet contains: // 1 g crystalline vitamin C // Dissolve effervescent tablet in 1/2 glass of cold water // Dosage: 1 tablet daily, or as directed by the physician // Note: For therapeutic use only // Keep the tube lightly closed in a dry place // Store at 15-30º C // Desiccant in the cap harmless if injested // See bottom of tube for lot number and expiry date // ®Reg. Trade Mark / Marque déposée // 00 0638 6 CDN 34 71 // Made in Switzerland / Fabriqué en Suisse // ROCHE®"; printed on bottom: "EXP JL 87 // LOT 6737"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-4 Row C
Length
10.0 cm
Diameter
3.5 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Minor surface staining on lid
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
Website
Reference Comments
https://web.archive.org/web/2018*/http://www.roche.com/med-cor-2004-07-19
Research Facts
Redoxon Vitamin C was invented in 1934, the first synthetically produced vitamin to be mass produced.
Images
Less detail