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Lysol disinfectant

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Dates
1939
circa 1939
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Hygiene
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Hygiene
Pharmacy, Other
Accession Number
996001144 a-b
Description
Cylindrical glass Lysol disinfectant bottle (a) with a paper label, a wide neck and a cork stopper with attached circular brown plastic top (b) with a raised centre.
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Accession Number
996001144 a-b
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Hygiene
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Hygiene
Pharmacy, Other
MeSH Heading
Disinfectants
Poisons
Product Packaging
Description
Cylindrical glass Lysol disinfectant bottle (a) with a paper label, a wide neck and a cork stopper with attached circular brown plastic top (b) with a raised centre.
Number Of Parts
2
Provenance
Acquired by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection; purchased in Montreal in Nov.1993.
Maker
Lehn & Fink Limited
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1939
circa 1939
Date Remarks
After the renaming of the Pest Control Products Act in 1939
Material
glass: brown
paper: yellow; white
plastic: brown
cork: brown ink: black, red
Inscriptions
Around edge of lid: "Lysol (Canada) Limited"; at centre of lid: "Lysol" script logo; inside lid: "M C // MADE IN USA // Lysol"; label left side: "AN EFFECTIVE // ANTISEPTIC // DIRECTIONS // DOUCHE: One teaspoonful of // "LYSOL" disinfectant to each // quart of warm water (one- // half per cent. solution). // RINGWORM OF THE FOOT: // One teaspoonful of "LYSOL" // to each quart of warm water // (one-half per cent. solution). // "Disinfectant // TRADE MARK "LYSOL" REGISTERED IN CANADA // REGISTRATION No. 706 P.C.P. ACT // A TAR-ACID DISINFECTANT // Guarantee: Phenol Coefficient 5 // Inert Ingredient: Water not more than 10 per cent. // "LYSOL" disinfectant is a concen- // trated product and must be diluted // with water according to detailed // directions enclosed with this bottle. // Manufactured and distributed by LEHN & FINK, // (CANADA) LIMITED, TORONTO, CANADA // AN IDEAL // DISINFECTANT // DIRECTIONS // DISINFECTION OF SICK ROOMS // Two tablespoonfuls of // "LYSOL" to each quart of water. // EVERYDAY CUTS, SCRATCHES // AND LACERATIONS: Two tea- // spoonfuls of "LYSOL" disin- // fectant to one pint of warm // water (2 per cent. solution). // CALL A DOCTOR IN CASE OF ACCIDENT // "LYSOL" disinfectant should be used only in the proper // dilutions. Poisonous if taken internally. If swallowed // accidentally, call a physician. Use any of the follow- // ing antidotes: Milk, raw egg white, lard, melted but- // ter, diluted alcohol (four ounces), epsom salts (one // ounce) followed immediately by an emetic (two to // CAUTION // POISON // four tablespoonfuls of [illegible due to torn label] stard stirred to a thick // cream in a [illegible due to torn label] ful of w[illegible due to torn label] water. Repeat three or // four times. [illegible due to torn label]tly administer albluminous drinks of // milk or whit[illegible due to torn label] eggs. [illegible due to torn label]illed on the skin, wash at // once with [illegible due to torn label]r; apply [illegible due to torn label]bing alcohol or olive oil // repeatedly [illegible due to torn label]fter wash[illegible due to torn label] dust with baking soda. // 1 FLUID // OUNCES // "LYSOL" is the registered trade mark of LEHN & FINK, (CANADA) LIMITED, and any use of it in connection // with products not manufactured by LEHN & FINK, (CANADA) LIMITED, constitutes infringement thereof. // MADE IN // CANADA"; embossed into base of bottle: around edge "LEHN & FINK (CANADA) LIMITED // MADE IN CANADA" around "1" and a diamond with a capital "D" in the centre
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-5 Box 4 Row A
Dimension Notes
Size: Length 10.3 cm. x Diam. 5.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
#1: Cork and interior of neck have white substance accumulated over surface; paper label slightly discoloured and stained in areas; #2: label discoloured, stained and nicked; #3: March 2014: cork has broken off inside the bottle; white encrustations around interior of bottle neck and a strong smell coming from the bottle.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
Abergel, Elisabeth Anne and Roderick John MacRae. Health and Sustainability in the Canadian Food System: Advocacy and Opportunity for Civil Society. Vancouver: UBC, 2012. (Page 136)
Exhibit History
History of Contraception exhibit, Fraser-Armstrong 5, Kingston General Hospital; March 2004 - Case #2
Images
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