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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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radioactive material container

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Collection
Kingston Regional Cancer Centre Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Radiotherapy
Accession Number
998006006 a-b
Description
Lead radioactive material container which consists of a container and fitted lid; (a) the container is hollow and cylindrical with a flat closed bottom and a round open top; the outside of the container is painted yellow and there is a plastic label with printed information on the outside front; (b…
Accession Number
998006006 a-b
Collection
Kingston Regional Cancer Centre Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Radiotherapy
MeSH Heading
Radiation Protection
Description
Lead radioactive material container which consists of a container and fitted lid; (a) the container is hollow and cylindrical with a flat closed bottom and a round open top; the outside of the container is painted yellow and there is a plastic label with printed information on the outside front; (b) a round lid with a flat closed top fits onto the container
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - container - Length 8.0 cm. x Diameter4.7 cm.
b - lid - Size: x Width 2.1 cm. x Diameter4.7 cm.
Maker
Charles E. Frosst & Co., Radiopharmaceutical Division
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Material
metal: grey
paint: yellow
plastic: pink; clear
Inscriptions
(a) The label on the front of the container reads, "CAUTION // RADIOACTIVE // MATERIAL // [symbol see accession sheet] // CHARLES S. FROSST & CO. // DIOPHARMACEUTICAL DIVISION // FROSST ["atom" symbol - see accession sheet] // KIRKLAND (MONTREAL) CANADA" in English and French; (b) the lid has the word, "Frosst" in raised letters on the outside top
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F3-9 Row B
Condition Remarks
The metal shows only minor wear and no corrosion; the paint has several chips in it; the plastic label has a very small missing section in the lower right corner, but is fully legible
Copy Type
Original
Exhibit History
Kingston Regional Cancer Centre - Radium exhibit, May 12, 1998
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