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atropine sulphate

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Dates
1966
circa 1966
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
000001487 a-b
Description
A rectangular brown glass bottle (a) with a threaded metal cap (b); bottle has a paper label on front and sides and is 2/3 full of tablets; the top third and neck are stuffed with cotton
Accession Number
000001487 a-b
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Atropine -- therapeutic use
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A rectangular brown glass bottle (a) with a threaded metal cap (b); bottle has a paper label on front and sides and is 2/3 full of tablets; the top third and neck are stuffed with cotton
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle
b - cap
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co., Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Brockville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1966
circa 1966
Date Remarks
Based on lot number
Material
paper: white; red; orange
metal: red; white
glass: brown
Inscriptions
(a) Front: "100 H. T. No. 32 // ATROPINE // SULPHATE // Hypodermic Tablets // 1/150 GRAIN // (0.4 MG.) // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. // BROCKVILLE, ONTARIO L U 141 J"; right side: "USUAL ADULT DOSE – // 1/150 gr. (0.4 mg.), // subcutaneously; may be // given three times daily. //Stock 27-32-4"; left side: "CAUTION – To be used // only on the advice of a // physician. // POISON // 7.3 // D // 11"; (b) "P D"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-4 Box 3 Row F
Length
a - 4.4 cm
Width
a - 2.2 cm
Depth
a - 1.9 cm b - 1.0 cm
Diameter
b - 2.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Label dirty, yellowing, peeling on right side; some corrosion on cap where paint is scratched
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
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gelatin capsule display wheel

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Dates
1964
circa 1964
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
000001418 a-b
Description
Display consists of (b) two wheels (one inside the other) set into a circle cut out of pressed board and attached by a metal grommet to a hard cover (like a book cover); the outer wheel has halves of 43 different-coloured capsules around the inner edge and the smaller, inner wheel has the other hal…
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Accession Number
000001418 a-b
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Capsules -- supply & distribution
Drug Packaging -- instrumentation
Commerce -- instrumentation
Drug Industry -- instrumentation
Description
Display consists of (b) two wheels (one inside the other) set into a circle cut out of pressed board and attached by a metal grommet to a hard cover (like a book cover); the outer wheel has halves of 43 different-coloured capsules around the inner edge and the smaller, inner wheel has the other half of the 43 capsules on its outer edge; thus the inner wheel can be turned in the outer wheel to make different colour combinations; the inner wheel also has eight complete capsules arranged in a circle around the grommet, showing the sizes available; the outside of the cover has a map of the world in mosaic using coloured capsules and has a capsule-shaped window cut in the front so that one of the capsules on the wheel can be seen; the display wheel is in a cardboard sleeve (a)
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - outer sleeve - Size: Length 27.1 cm x Width 27.4 cm x Depth 2.1 cm
b - wheel display - Size: Length 26.5 cm x Width 27.0 cm x Depth 2.0 cm
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Company
Dates
1964
circa 1964
Date Remarks
Copyright obtained in this year
Material
paper: green; beige; black; red
Inscriptions
(a) Front: "HARTEGELATINE KAPSELN // CAPSULES EN GELATINE DURE // CAPSULE DI GELATINA DURA // HARDE GELATINE CAPSULES // HARDGELATINEKAPSLEN // HARDGELATINKAPSELN // CAPSULAS DE GELATINA SOLIDA // KAPSLE Z ZELATINY TVRDE // TOK KEMENY CSONTENYUBOL // TWARD KAPSULKI ZELATYNOWE // KOVASELATIINIKAPSELEITA // HARDGELATINKAPSLER // HARD GELATINE CAPSULES // [repeated in cyrillic font]"; (b) outside cover: "PARKE-DAVIS"; inside cover: "Parke-Davis // Hard Gelatin // Capsules // Parke-Davis hard gelatin capsules are available in over forty standard // colors, which are divided into four major groups: // colored transparent // colored opaque // natural transparent // two-toned colored transparent or opaque // By using different colors for the upper and lower half of the capsule, // hundreds of effective color combinations are possible. // These combinations allow you to give your product a distinctive look and // make it easily identifiable. Because of the great variety of pharmaceutical // preparations, pharmacists and nurses also appreciate this simple // way to identify a drug. What is more, not only are colors useful for the purpose of identifying and // distinguishing between different preparations, but they also possess important // qualities that can be put to good use in the pharmaceutical field: // They assist in product association. // They increase the attractiveness of a product. // They help in establishing patient's acceptability. // Unless specified differently, transparent hard gelatin capsules will be // supplied. Opaque capsules will be delivered only upon special request. // Color Code // [text follows] // The colors used in Parke-Davis capsules are in accord with the color and // dye laws of the countries in which they are sold. // Parke-Davis capsules are available in eight sizes: // Volume in ml // at spec. gravity = 1 0.13 0.21 0.30 0.37 0.50 0.68 0.95 1.37 // Capsule size 5 4 3 2 1 0 00 000 // "© Parke, Davis & Company 1964" [printed]"; capsules on outer and inner wheels are numbered from 1 to 43, 8 capsules inside inner wheel are numbered: "000 00 0 1 2 3 4 5 [printed]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A7-9
Condition Remarks
Cardboard sleeve yellowing, scuffed, tattered around edges, water marks on front; display wheel dirty, yellowing; wheels turn stiffly
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #2
Images
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