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epinephrine injection pen

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Dates
1988
1990
circa 1988-1990
Collection
Dr. Hugh Pross Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Allergies
Accession Number
012020002
Description
Clear plastic sealed cylindrical tube with epinephrine injection pen kit of syringe and paper instructions inside tube; manufacturer sticker label on outside of tube; unopened and sealed with plastic.
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Accession Number
012020002
Collection
Dr. Hugh Pross Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Allergies
MeSH Heading
Drug Packaging -- instrumentation
Description
Clear plastic sealed cylindrical tube with epinephrine injection pen kit of syringe and paper instructions inside tube; manufacturer sticker label on outside of tube; unopened and sealed with plastic.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Donated by Dr. Hugh Pross.
Maker
Hollister-Stier, Miles Canada Inc.
Site Made (City)
Etobicoke
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1988
1990
circa 1988-1990
Date Remarks
Expiry date listed
Material
plastic: clear, cream, red
paper: white
ink: red, black
Inscriptions
Printed on instruction sheet inside tube: "EPINEPHRINE INJECTION, USP (1:1000) // No. 6801ZA NDC 0118-9982-01 // Epinephrine Injection, USP (1:1000) contained in sterile 1 ml syringe, // designed to deliver 2 doses, 0.3 ml each. For subcutaneous or intra- // muscular use. Each ml contains 1 mg epinephrine as hydrochloride, // 8.5 mg sodium chloride, not more than 5 mg chlorobutanol (chloral deriv- // ative) and 1.5 mg sodium bisulfite. // LOT S206 EXP JUN '90"; printed on exterior sticker: "Hollister-Stier, Miles Canada Inc. // 77 Belfield Rd., Etobicoke, Ontario M9W 1G6 // (416) 247-6191 - Cdn. Lic. 561"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-5
Dimension Notes
Length 11.4 cm x Diam 1.9 cm
Condition Remarks
Plastic seal is yellowed and brittle
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
"Epinephrine Injection," Medline Plus: Trusted Health Information for You. June 25 2014. July 8 2014; CD #6.
Research Facts
Epinephrine injection is used as emergency treatment to allergic reactions; it works by relaxing airway muscles and tightening blood vessels; it comes as pre-filled automatic injection device meant to be injected into the thigh; meant to be carried at all times; has a shelf life of two years. Also known as an 'EPI' pen.
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epinephrine injection pen

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact14130
Dates
1988
1990
circa 1988-1990
Collection
Dr. Hugh Pross Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Allergies
Accession Number
012020003 a-d
Description
Clear plastic cylindrical tube (a) epinephrine injection syringe with a red rubber sheath on needle (b) and paper instructions (c) inside tube with a red plastic cap (d); manufacturer’s sticker label on exterior; cap is loose so contents are accessible; syringe has clear plastic barrel with measure…
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Accession Number
012020003 a-d
Collection
Dr. Hugh Pross Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Allergies
MeSH Heading
Drug Packaging -- instrumentation
Description
Clear plastic cylindrical tube (a) epinephrine injection syringe with a red rubber sheath on needle (b) and paper instructions (c) inside tube with a red plastic cap (d); manufacturer’s sticker label on exterior; cap is loose so contents are accessible; syringe has clear plastic barrel with measurements for ½ ml and 1 ml, red plastic plunger, red rubber sheath over needle and dark brown liquid visible in barrel.
Number Of Parts
4
Part Names
a – tube – Size: Length 11.4 cm x Diam. 1.8 cm
b – syringe – Size: Length 10.5 cm x Diam. 1.5 cm
c – paper – Size (unfolded) Length 24.5 cm x Width 10.0 cm
d – cap – Size: Length 0.9 cm x Diam. 2.1 cm
Provenance
Donated by Dr. Hugh Pross.
Maker
Hollister-Stier, Miles Canada Inc.
Site Made (City)
Etobicoke
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1988
1990
circa 1988-1990
Date Remarks
Expiry date listed
Material
plastic: clear, red
paper: white
ink: red, black
rubber: red
liquid: brown
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Printed on instruction sheet inside tube: "EPINEPHRINE INJECTION, USP (1:1000) // No. 6801ZA NDC 0118-9982-01 // Epinephrine Injection, USP (1:1000) contained in sterile 1 ml syringe, // designed to deliver 2 doses, 0.3 ml each. For subcutaneous or intra- // muscular use. Each ml contains 1 mg epinephrine as hydrochloride, // 8.5 mg sodium chloride, not more than 5 mg chlorobutanol (chloral deriv- // ative) and 1.5 mg sodium bisulfite. // LOT S206 EXP JUN '90"; printed on exterior sticker: "Hollister-Stier, Miles Canada Inc. // 77 Belfield Rd., Etobicoke, Ontario M9W 1G6 // (416) 247-6191 - Cdn. Lic. 561"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-5
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
"Epinephrine Injection," Medline Plus: Trusted Health Information for You. June 25 2014. July 8 2014; CD #6.
Research Facts
Epinephrine injection is used as emergency treatment to allergic reactions; it works by relaxing the airway muscles and tightening blood vessels; it comes as pre-filled automatic injection device meant to be injected into the thigh; meant to be carried at all times; has a shelf life of two years. Also known as an EPI pen.
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tincture of iodine

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact14128
Dates
1930
1940
circa 1930-1940
Collection
Dr. Hugh Pross Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
Accession Number
012020001 a-b
Description
Empty rectangular brown glass bottle (a) of tincture iodine with embossed poison symbol and words with removable vulcanized rubber stopper (b); cream paper label with blue ink indicates usage and contents in English and French; minor dark liquid residue inside.
Accession Number
012020001 a-b
Collection
Dr. Hugh Pross Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
MeSH Heading
Iodine
Anti-Infective Agents, Local
Poisons
Drugs
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Empty rectangular brown glass bottle (a) of tincture iodine with embossed poison symbol and words with removable vulcanized rubber stopper (b); cream paper label with blue ink indicates usage and contents in English and French; minor dark liquid residue inside.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a – bottle – Size: Length 8.2 cm x Width 2.7 cm x Depth 2.7 cm
b – stopper – Size: Length 1.6 cm x Diam. 1.9 cm
Provenance
Donated by Dr. Hugh Pross
Maker
Diamond Products
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1930
1940
circa 1930-1940
Date Remarks
Date based on: similar item in collection
Material
glass: brown
paper: cream
ink: blue
rubber: red
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "DIAMOND PRODUCTS // PRODUITS DIAMANTS // TINCTURE // IODINE // 5% // For Sprains, Swellings, // Enlarged Glands, etc. // paint part affected 2 or 3 // times daily // Pour Glandes Dilatées, // Entorses, Enflures, etc. // appliquez sur partie af- // fligée 2 ou 3 fois par jour // POISON // Contents 1 ounce // DIAMOND PRODUCTS // REGD // MONTREAL - CANADA"; embossed on bottle: ‘poison’ icon of skull and crossed bones, "POISON // LIQ. // IODINE"; manufacturer's marks embossed on bottom of bottle: diamond shape with letter "D" and two number "2"'s
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-6 Box 4 Row A
Condition Remarks
Label is worn, discoloured, rubber stopper is slightly worn; minor residue inside bottle
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
Reference Comments
Iodine Resource Website; The History of Iodine in Medicine Part 1-Optimox, website
Research Facts
Iodine was discovered in 1811 and now has widespread use in medical field; used to destory virus and fungus on contact, as antiseptic for prevention of post-surgery infections, thyroid protection, water sanitation; compounds made with ethyl alcohol are required to display the skull and crossbones on the label.
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