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adrenalin chloride

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Dates
1950
1952
circa 1950-1952
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Metabolic and Endocrine
Accession Number
993004225
Description
Half-full small dark brown glass bottle of adrenalin chloride liquid solution for hypodermic use; cork and lead closure is opened with lead turned back; expiry date is stated as Oct. 1952.
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Accession Number
993004225
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Metabolic and Endocrine
MeSH Heading
Epinephrine
MM= Drugs -- hormones -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Half-full small dark brown glass bottle of adrenalin chloride liquid solution for hypodermic use; cork and lead closure is opened with lead turned back; expiry date is stated as Oct. 1952.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. C.M. Bracken
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co. Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1950
1952
circa 1950-1952
Date Remarks
expiry date on bottle
Material
metal: silver
glass: dark brown
paper: cream; burgundy
Inscriptions
Printed in burgundy on cream paper label: "30 cc. / s-v No. 11 // STERI-VIAL // ADRENALIN // CHLORIDE // SOLUTION, 1:1000 // EPINEPHRINE HYDROCHLORIDE // SOLUTION, 1:1000 // sterile Solution for hypodermic use. // LOT NO. B160D // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. // WALKERVILLE, ONTARIO // Exp. Date: Oct. 1952"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-5 Row D
Dimension Notes
Length: 7.3 cm. x Diam. : 3.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
lead top opened
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adrenalin chloride box

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Dates
1945
1963
circa 1945-1963
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Metabolic and Endocrine
Accession Number
993004226
Description
Yellow with burgundy printing cardboard package for one ounce of topical solution adrenalin chloride by Parke, Davis & Co.; printed expiry date on side is for Jan. 1945; handwritten price is "1.45" without bottle of medicine
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Accession Number
993004226
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Metabolic and Endocrine
MeSH Heading
Epinephrine
MM= Drugs -- hormones -- container
Description
Yellow with burgundy printing cardboard package for one ounce of topical solution adrenalin
chloride by Parke, Davis & Co.; printed expiry date on side is for Jan. 1945; handwritten price
is "1.45" without bottle of medicine
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. C.M. Bracken
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co. Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1945
1963
circa 1945-1963
Date Remarks
expiry date on bottle
Material
paper: yellow; burgundy; white
Inscriptions
"ONE FLUID OUNCE // SOLUTION // *ADRENALIN // CHLORIDE // b) (P.D. & CO.) // 1:1000 // 'ADRENALIN'
// CORK // STOPPERED BOTTLE // FOR TOPICAL // APPLICATION // Each fl. oz. contains // 'ADRENALIN'
(Epinephrine, P.D. // & Co.) 9/20 grain as // the hydrochloride, // dissolved in physio- //
logical salt solution // with 0.5% Chlore- // tone and 0.1% So- // dium Bisulfite as // preservatives.
// PARKE, DAVIS & CO. // WALKERVILLE, ONTARIO"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A
Dimension Notes
Length: 9.0 cm. x Width: 3.6 cm. x Depth: 3.6 cm.
Condition Remarks
# 1: package is bent; shows wear & grime; # 2: no new damage
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #3
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adrenalin inhalant bottle

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Dates
1928
circa 1928
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Metabolic and Endocrine
Accession Number
000001502 a-c
Description
A cylindrical brown glass bottle (b) stopped with a cork, in a cardboard box (a) along with a paper leaflet (c); bottle was once sealed with shrink-wrapped plastic around cork and neck, and is full of liquid; there is a fluorescent orange round sticker on the bottom.
Accession Number
000001502 a-c
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Metabolic and Endocrine
MeSH Heading
Epinephrine
Hypnotics and Sedatives
MM= Drugs -- hormones -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A cylindrical brown glass bottle (b) stopped with a cork, in a cardboard box (a) along with a paper leaflet (c); bottle was once sealed with shrink-wrapped plastic around cork and neck, and is full of liquid; there is a fluorescent orange round sticker on the bottom.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - box
b - bottle
c - leaflet
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co.
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1928
circa 1928
Date Remarks
Based on lot number
Material
paper: white; red; black; orange
cork: beige
glass: brown
plastic: brown
cardboard: white; yellow; black
Inscriptions
Front: "ONE FLUID OUNCE // *ADRENALIN // INHALANT // EACH FL. OZ. CONTAINS: //ALCOHOL, 15 PER CENT. // CHLORETONE (Chloro // form derivative), 13½ GRS. // ADRENALIN, 9/20 GR. // (P.D. & Co's brand of // Epinephrine N.N.R.) // Aromatized oil base, q.s. // ASTRINGENT AND // SEDATIVE // DIRECTIONS // Only sufficient inhalant for // a few days use should be // placed in an atomizer de- // signed for oily liquids. // Dilute with Olive Oil or // Cotton Seed Oil to any de- // sired strength. // Do Not Add mineral Oils. // *The word "Adrenalin" // identifies the active principle // of the Suprarenal Glands, // as originally manufactured // by Parke, Davis & Co. // PARKE, DAVIS & CO."; right side: "ORIGINAL // ADRENALIN // P.D. & CO. // TRADE MARK // Reg. U.S. Pat. Off."; back: "PARKE, DAVIS & CO. // LABRATORIES"; left side: identical to right side; top: "L D // 125"; bottom: "Carton printed // in U.S.A."; (b) front: "1 FLUID OUNCE // *ADRENALIN // INHALANT // EACH FLUID OUNCE CONTAINS: // Adrenalin - 9/20 grain. // Chloretone (Chlorbutanol), 13½ grains. // An aromatized bland oil base, – q.s. // A bland oil solution containing the // blood pressure raising principle of Supra- // renal Gland. // *The word "Adrenalin" identifies the // active principle of the Suprarenal Glands, // manufactured by Parke, Davis & Co. // C667900 // PARKE, DAVIS & CO. // WALKERVILLE, ONTARIO, CANADA."; right side: "ORIGINAL // ADRENALIN // P.D. & CO. // TRADE MARK"; back: "DIRECTIONS // Only sufficient inhalant // for a few days' use should // be placed in an atomizer // designed for oily liquids. // Dilute with Olive Oil or // Cotton Seed Oil to any // desired strength. // DO NOT ADD MINERAL OILS"; left side: identical to right side; (c) "To the Medical Profession. // Two // Valuable Inhalants // and // The Glaseptic Nebulizer // Adrenalin Inhalant, P. D. & Co. // [text follows] // Chloretone Inhalant, P. D. & Co. // The Glaseptic Nebulizer, P. D. & Co. // Directions for Use // PARKE, DAVIS & COMPANY"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-5 Box 3 Row D
Dimension Notes
a - box - Size: Length 9.4 cm x Width 3.7 cm x Depth 3.7 cm
b - bottle - Size: Length 8.4 cm x Diam. 3.3 cm
c - leaflet (unfolded) - Size: Length 17.5 cm x Width 10.6 cm
Condition Remarks
Label yellowing, dirty, 1.6-cm tear in top flap; 0.8-cm tear on bottle label; shrinkwrap seal broken; leaflet yellowed
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
Exhibit History
May 24 - Sept. 13, 2001: Agnes Etherington Art Centre Museopathy exhibit
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Dates
1941
circa 1941
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Metabolic and Endocrine
Accession Number
000001428 a-c
Description
A cylindrical brown glass bottle (b) stopped with a cork and sealed with shrink-wrapped plastic; bottle has a paper label around circumference, and is full of liquid; it is in a cardboard box (a) with a paper leaflet (c); box has a round fluorescent orange sticker on the bottom.
Accession Number
000001428 a-c
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Metabolic and Endocrine
MeSH Heading
Ephedrine -- therapeutic use
Epinephrine -- therapeutic use
Asthma, drug therapy
Respiration Disorders -- drug therapy
MM= Drugs -- hormones -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A cylindrical brown glass bottle (b) stopped with a cork and sealed with shrink-wrapped plastic; bottle has a paper label around circumference, and is full of liquid; it is in a cardboard box (a) with a paper leaflet (c); box has a round fluorescent orange sticker on the bottom.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - box
b - bottle
c - leaflet
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis.
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co.
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1941
circa 1941
Date Remarks
Based on lot number
Material
glass: brown
paper: white; red; black; blue; beige; orange
plastic: black
cardboard: white; blue
cork: beige
Inscriptions
(a) Front: "ONE FLUID OUNCE // *ADREPHINE // ADRENALIN- // EPINEPHRINE COMPOUND // FORMULA // Adrenalin – 1:10,000 // Ephedrine // Sulfate – 2% // Chloretone (Chloro- // form derivative) 0.5% // Distilled water q.s. // An astringent to the // accessible respira- // tory mucous mem- // branes. // *The word "Adrenalin" // identifies the active prin- // ciple of the suprarenal // glands manufactured by // Parke, Davis & Co. // PARKE, DAVIS & CO."; right side: "AC // 145 // Adrephine // P.D. & CO."; back: "Adrenalin and Ephedrine are synergistic in their action. // Their use in combination as a topical application is ad- // vantageous because of the prompt and vigorous action // of the Adrenalin and the slower and more lasting effect // of the Ephedrine. Adrephine is a useful application to // the accessible respiratory mucous membranes in all con- // ditions in which an astringent is indicated."; left side: "Adrephine // P.D. & CO."; top: logo, see sketch on accession sheet; bottom: "Printed by // Parke, Davis & Co. // Detroit, Mich."; (b) front: "ONE FLUID OUNCE // ADREPHINE // ADRENALIN–EPHEDRINE // COMPOUND // Adrenalin 1:10,000 // Ephedrine Sulphate 2% // Chloretone (Chloroform // derivative) 0.5% // Distilled Water q.s. // An astringent to the accessible // respiratory mucous membranes. // PARKE, DAVIS & CO. // WALKERVILLE, ONT., CANADA"; right side: "Adrephine // P.D. & CO."; back: "Apply by means of a compressed // air atomizer or hand nebulizer. // Pledgets of gauze or cotton may be // used for direct application."; left side: "Adrephine // P.D. & CO. // C745130"; (c) "To the Medical Profession: // Adrephine // Adrenalin – Ephedrine Compound // [text follows] // The Combination '' [text follows] // Application // [text follows] // Historical // [text follows] // Packages // [text follows] // PARKE, DAVIS & COMPANY // L. Rev. 5-1931"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-5 Box 3 Row D
Dimension Notes
a - box - Size: Length 9.2 cm x Width 3.5 cm x Depth 3.5 cm
b - bottle - Size: Length 7.8 cm x Diam. 3.2 cm
c - leaflet (unfolded) - Size: Length 16.0 cm x Width 8.4 cm
Condition Remarks
Box dirty, scuffed; mildew on top; label on bottle yellowing; paper leaflet yellowing and tattered on top edge
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
Exhibit History
May 24 - Sept. 13, 2001: Agnes Etherington Art Centre Museopathy exhibit
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blue cohosh root box

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Dates
1899
circa 1899
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Metabolic and Endocrine
Accession Number
000001033
Description
A cardboard box containing dried plant material (blue cohosh root?) is wrapped and sealed in plastic and is covered on top, front, and back with a paper label.
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Accession Number
000001033
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Metabolic and Endocrine
MeSH Heading
Plants, Medicinal
Gynecology
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Description
A cardboard box containing dried plant material (blue cohosh root?) is wrapped and sealed in plastic and is covered on top, front, and back with a paper label.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1899
circa 1899
Date Remarks
Cited in Parke, Davis Antique Pharmacy Collection
Material
cardboard: greyish-purple
paper: beige-brown; black; red
plastic: clear
Inscriptions
Top: "BLUE COHOSH // ROOT // Caulophyllum thalictroides // (Lin.) Mx // No. 51 C113474 // PARKE, DAVIS & CO. // WALKERVILLE, // ONT., CANADA"; front: "SYNONYMS - Caulophyllum, U.S.P.; // Papoose-root, Squaw-root, Blue- // berry-root. // PART EMPLOYED - The rhizome // and roots. // FAMILY - Berberidaceæ. // HABITAT - United States."; back: "PROPERTIES - Uterine tonic, seda- // tive, antirheumatic; employed in rhe- // umatism, amenorrhea, dismenorrhea, // etc.; said to facilitate parturition. // DOSE - a wineglassful (60 Cc.) of an // ounce to the pint infusion."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-4 Row B
Dimension Notes
Length 6.1 cm x Width 5.5 cm x Depth 3.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Cardboard and paper extensively yellowed; plastic wrap torn at bottom left corner; some plant material has escaped box and is trapped in the plastic.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
"Parke-Davis Antique Pharmacy Collection," by Jack Willson, part 1 page 1; personal communication with Jack Willson, May 2000; CD #2
Research Facts
The plastic wrap is not part of the original packaging; it was added to protect the materials as they were collected after 1949.
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Emmenagogue pills

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Dates
1947
circa 1947
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Metabolic and Endocrine
Accession Number
000001459
Description
A rectangular glass bottle wrapped in translucent paper that has been torn and repaired with pieces of transparent tape; bottle is capped with a threaded metal cap and has a paper label on the front.
Accession Number
000001459
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Metabolic and Endocrine
MeSH Heading
Menstruation-Inducing Agents
MM= Drugs -- hemagogue/emmenagogue -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A rectangular glass bottle wrapped in translucent paper that has been torn and repaired with pieces of transparent tape; bottle is capped with a threaded metal cap and has a paper label on the front.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co.
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1947
circa 1947
Date Remarks
Based on lot no.
Material
paper: translucent yellow-brown; cream; red; blue
plastic: clear
metal: black; silver
glass: brown
Inscriptions
Front: "100 G.C.P No. 270 // EMMENAGOGUE // No. 4 // G.C. PILLS // Ergot [illeg.] (Bonje [illeg.]) 1 gr. // Ext. C [illeg.] ton Root Bark 1 gr. // Aloin - - 1/5 gr. // Ferrous Sulplhate // Exsiccated - 1 gr. // DOSE – 1 to 3 pills as directed // by the physician // C774541 // PARKE, DAVIS & CO. // WALKERVILLE, ONTARIO // O "; back: "Ctm // 1.55"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-5 Box 1 Row A
Length
10.0 cm
Width
4.3 cm
Depth
3.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Paper wrapper is torn in several places, some of which have been repaired with transparent tape; two spots of dark brown stain on right side.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
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glucose 33 1/3 % ampoule

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Dates
1979
circa 1979
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Metabolic and Endocrine
Accession Number
997037257 a-b
Description
An ampoule (a) that is a long, hollow cylindrical glass tube that is closed on both ends and has a flat bottom; the main tube has straight sides and then tapers to a teardrop-shaped tip with a rounded point; there is a discoloured white and green label affixed to the front; the box (b) is a long, r…
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Accession Number
997037257 a-b
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Metabolic and Endocrine
MeSH Heading
Glucose
Insulin Coma -- drug therapy
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- ampoule
Description
An ampoule (a) that is a long, hollow cylindrical glass tube that is closed on both ends and has a flat bottom; the main tube has straight sides and then tapers to a teardrop-shaped tip with a rounded point; there is a discoloured white and green label affixed to the front; the box (b) is a long, rectangular, waxed cardboard box that opens on both ends via three flap closures.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - ampoule - Size: Length 13.2 cm x Diam. 2.1 cm
b - box - Size: Length 14.5 cm x Width 2.8 cm x Depth 2.8 cm
Provenance
Used either by Dr. C.H. Bird or by Dr. Godfrey Bird, of Gananoque, Ont.
Maker
Anglo-French Drug Co.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1979
circa 1979
Date Remarks
Retirement of Dr. H. Godfrey Bird
Material
glass: transparent
paper: yellow; green
cardboard: yellow; green
Inscriptions
Printed on box: "1AMPOULE GLUCOSE 33 1/3% // 20 CC // ANGLO-FRENCH CO. // MONTREAL"; printed label on ampoule: "Ampoule 20 c.c. // GLUCOSE // 33 1/3% // ANGLO-FRENCH // DRUG CO. // MONTREAL"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-3 Row E
Condition Remarks
Box shows some creasing and water damage as well as scuff marks; ampoule label is slightly discoloured but is otherwise in good condition
Copy Type
Original
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Pituitrin ampoule

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Dates
1892
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Metabolic and Endocrine
Accession Number
996001087 a-b
Description
Small rectangular box containing a blown glass, sealed vial of pituitrin; red lettering on exterior of box.
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Accession Number
996001087 a-b
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Metabolic and Endocrine
MeSH Heading
Pituitary Hormones, Posterior
MM= Drugs -- hormones -- pituitary -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- ampoule
Description
Small rectangular box containing a blown glass, sealed vial of pituitrin; red lettering on exterior of box.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
Size: Length 5.7 cm. x Width 1.3 cm. x Depth 1.3 cm.
Provenance
Acquired by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection.
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co.
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1892
Material
paper: cream
glass: clear
Inscriptions
1 mil Ampoule No. 110 // Pituitrin (s) // (surgical // chloretone, 1/2 gr. (0.005 gm) // Parke, Davis & Company // Walkerville, Ont., Can. // sterilized solution
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-3 Row D
Condition Remarks
Box is badly stained and generally discoloured; box is missing one large flap off one end
Copy Type
Original
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Solution Dextrose ampoule

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Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Metabolic and Endocrine
Accession Number
000001242 a-g
Description
A cylindrical glass ampoule (b) with an icicle-shaped melted glass seal at each end; two cardboard cylinders (c,d) protect the seals; ampoule is wrapped in a sheet of corrugated cardboard (e) and is in a cardboard box (a) along with two dull blades (f,g)
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Accession Number
000001242 a-g
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Metabolic and Endocrine
MeSH Heading
Carbohydrates
Glucose
Insulin Coma -- drug therapy
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- ampoule
Description
A cylindrical glass ampoule (b) with an icicle-shaped melted glass seal at each end; two cardboard cylinders (c,d) protect the seals; ampoule is wrapped in a sheet of corrugated cardboard (e) and is in a cardboard box (a) along with two dull blades (f,g)
Number Of Parts
7
Part Names
a - box - Size: Length 20.3 cm x Width 3.3 cm x Depth 3.7 cm
b - ampoule - Size: Length 19.5 cm x Diam. 2.6 cm
c - cylinder - Size: Length 4.0 cm x Diam. 1.8 cm
d - cylinder - Size: Length 4.0 cm x Diam. 1.8 cm
e - cardboard - Size: Length 19.0 cm x Width 11.5 cm x Depth 0.3 cm
f - blade - Size: Length 5.0 cm x Width 1.8 cm
g - blade - Size: Length 5.1 cm x Width 1.5cm
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co., Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Material
cardboard: cream; brown
paper: cream; red
glass: translucent yellow
Inscriptions
(a) Front: "GLASEPTIC AMPOULE // (FOR INTRAVENOUS USE) // 50 CC. SIZE // Solution Dextrose, B.P. // (GLUCOSE) (BUFFERED) // 30 PER CENT (IN/V.) // L [encircled] C/S 58859 // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. // WALKERVILLE ONTARIO"; right side: "Dextrose [handwritten]"; left side: "30% // GLUCOSE [handwritten]"; (b) label is identical to box front; (e) "PARKE-DAVIS [stamped]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-3 Row A
Condition Remarks
Cardboard and paper are yellowed; box is dirty and scuffed; ampoule is dirty and scratched; blades are corroded
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Other
Reference Comments
See also 000.001.266
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Solution Dextrose ampoule

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Dates
1946
circa 1946
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Metabolic and Endocrine
Accession Number
000001266 a-c
Description
A cylindrical glass ampoule (b) with an icicle-shaped melted glass seal at each end and wrapped in a sheet of corrugated cardboard (c), in a cardboard box (a); ampoule is full of liquid
Accession Number
000001266 a-c
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Metabolic and Endocrine
MeSH Heading
Carbohydrates
Glucose
Insulin Coma -- drug therapy
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- ampoule
Description
A cylindrical glass ampoule (b) with an icicle-shaped melted glass seal at each end and wrapped in a sheet of corrugated cardboard (c), in a cardboard box (a); ampoule is full of liquid
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - box - Size: Length 20.5 cm x Width 3.8 cm x Depth 3.8 cm
b - ampoule - Size: Length 19.7 cm x Diam. 2.4 cm
c - cardboard (unrolled) - Size: Length 19.2 cm x Width 11.4 cm x Depth 0.4 cm
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co., Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1946
circa 1946
Date Remarks
Based on lot number
Material
cardboard: cream; red
paper: cream; red; black; orange
glass: clear
Inscriptions
(a) Front: "25 Gms. in 50 C.C. FOR INTRAVENOUS USE No. 220 // SOLUTION DEXTROSE, B.P. // d-GLUCOSE 50 PER CENT. (WT./VOL.) // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. WALKERVILLE, ONTARIO"; bottom: "SUGGESTIONS FOR THE PHYSICIAN // Dextrose in solution is indicated for intravenous administration in cases in which there is a pronounced disturbance of metabolism due to // deficiency of carbohydrates, as frequently occurs in the toxemias of pregnancy, excessive muscular activities, as in chorea and eclampsia, post- // operative shock and acidosis, hyperthyroidism, acute infections and other diseased conditions attended with severe // toxemias, as well as hypoglycemia from insulin over-dosage. // In the manufacture of this product we used crystallized Dextrose B.P., which has been shown by our thorough and exacting tests to be of exceptional purity"; bottom: "PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD., WALKERVILLE, ONTARIO // BRANCHES // MONTREAL
TORONTO
WINNIPEG"; top: "INSTRUCTIONS FOR USE // The contents of this ampoule diluted with 50 c.c. of distilled water will give a 25% solution (25 Gms. in 100 c.c.), which is the strength most // fequently employed. Weaker solutions may be used if desired. // The initial dose for an adult should be about 75 grammes, with subsequent doses of 50 grammes as conditions indicate. // When diluting Solution Dextrose use either distilled water, freshly made and sterilized, or sterilized physiologic salt solution. // Each ampoule contains sufficient excess to permit withdrawal and use of 50 c.c."; left side: logo (see sketch on accession sheet); (b) "50 C.C. SIZE No. 220 // SOLUTION // DEXTROSE, B.P. // d-GLUCOSE 50% (WT./VOL.) // 25 Gms. in 50 c.c. // FOR INTRAVENOUS USE // FOR DIRECTIONS SEE CARTON // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. // WALKERVILLE ONTARIO // C771570 [stamped] // 1947 [handwritten]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-3 Row A
Condition Remarks
All paper parts are yellowed; box is scuffed and tearing and corners; the three flaps of the right side have been torn off; label on ampoule is scuffed and text is fading
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Other
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System; see also 000.001.242
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