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manganese butyrate ampoule

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Dates
1940
1960
circa 1940-1960
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Dermatology
Accession Number
997037468
Description
An ampoule that is a long, liquid-filled 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 tip; a paper label is affixed
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Accession Number
997037468
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Dermatology
MeSH Heading
Skin Diseases -- drug therapy
Drug Packaging -- instrumentation
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- ampoule
Description
An ampoule that is a long, liquid-filled 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 tip; a paper label is affixed
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used by either Dr. H. Godfrey Bird or Dr. C. H. Bird of Gananoque, Ontario.
Maker
The British Drug Houses Ltd.
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1940
1960
circa 1940-1960
Material
glass: clear
paper: red; discoloured white
Inscriptions
Label on ampoule reads, "1.5 C.C. // MANGANESE BUTYRATE B.D.H. // 1 per cent. solution // Manufactured in England by // THE BRITISH DRUG HOUSES LTD."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A-3 Box 1
Dimension Notes
Length 4.5 cm x Diam. 1.0 cm
Condition Remarks
No chipping or spotting on glass
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet: https://drugs.ncats.io/substance/62X0EQ558R
Research Facts
Used to treat asthma, septic conditions such as tonsillitis, boils, skin rashes, inflammation and lesions.
Manganese Butyrate is used before any incision is made in response to a septic condition.
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metaphen ampoule

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Dates
1940
1950
circa 1940-1950
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Dermatology
Accession Number
997037166 a-b
Description
A metaphen ampoule (a) that is a long, hollow, cylindrical glass tube, closed on both ends, and with a flat bottom; the main tube has straight sides and then tapers to a rounded point at the tip; there is a discoloured white label affixed to the front; the box (b) is a long, rectangular waxed cardb…
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Accession Number
997037166 a-b
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Dermatology
MeSH Heading
Dermatologic Agents
Skin Diseases -- drug therapy
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- ampoule
Description
A metaphen ampoule (a) that is a long, hollow, cylindrical glass tube, closed on both ends, and with a flat bottom; the main tube has straight sides and then tapers to a rounded point at the tip; there is a discoloured white label affixed to the front; the box (b) is a long, rectangular waxed cardboard box that opens on both ends with three-flap closures
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - ampoule - Size: Length 9.2 cm x Diam. 1.8 cm
b - box - Size: Length 10.3 cm x Width 2.1 cm x Depth 2.1 cm
Provenance
Used either by Dr. C. H. Bird or by Dr. Godfrey Bird, of Gananoque, Ont.
Maker
Dermatological Research Laboratories
Site Made (City)
Philadelphia
Site Made (State)
Pennsylvania
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1940
1950
circa 1940-1950
Material
glass: transparent
cardboard: white; green; black
Inscriptions
Printed on label on front of box: "10 cc, size Ampoule METAPHEN List No. 1561 // 1:1000 // For Intravenous Injection // DERMATOLOGICAL RESEARCH LABORATORIES, Philadelphia Pa., U.S.A."; printed on back of box: "ABBOTT LABORATORIES, NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., U.S.A. // DERMATOLOGICAL RESEARCH LABORATORIES"; printed on ampoule label: "10 cc. size List No. 1561 // METAPHEN // 1:1000 Solution // For Intravenous Injection // Reg U.S. Pat. Off // U.S. Pat Reissue 17,563 // Serial No. 54864 // DERMATOLOGICAL // RESEARCH LABORATORIES // Division of // ABBOTT LABORATORIES // North Chicago, Ill. U.S.A."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-3 Row E
Condition Remarks
Ampoule in good condition although contents have become slightly granular; box is scuffed and stained; flaps are significantly worn and brittle; great amount of wear on all sides.
Copy Type
Original
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