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Bridine Solution

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Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
Accession Number
995005021
Description
A plastic, cylindrical bottle with a closed, flat bottom; a casting seam bisects the bottom and there is a curving slot-like indentation; top tapers sharply to the stuck-on white plastic cap, which has a closed, flat top and vertical ridges on the sides; a paper label covers 5/6ths of the bottle's …
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Accession Number
995005021
Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
MeSH Heading
Disinfection
Anti-Infective Agents, Local
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A plastic, cylindrical bottle with a closed, flat bottom; a casting seam bisects the bottom and there is a curving slot-like indentation; top tapers sharply to the stuck-on white plastic cap, which has a closed, flat top and vertical ridges on the sides; a paper label covers 5/6ths of the bottle's circumference.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned and used by Dr. Burns of Napanee, Ont., a 1947 graduate of the Queen's University Medical Program; some items belonged to Dr. Stratton, who held the Napanee practice prior to Dr. Burns.
Maker
BDH Pharmaceutical
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Material
plastic: translucent; white
paper: off-white; green
liquid contents: dark brown
Inscriptions
Printed label, left-hand column: "BDH // Bridine® // SOLUTION // POVIDONE – IODINE //SOLUTION N.F. // USES // [uses listed] // DIRECTIONS // [directions listed] // CONTENTS: // 16 FLUID OUNCES // Store in a cool place."; middle column: "BDH // Bridine® // SOLUTION // AN ALL-PURPOSE TOPICAL GERMICIDE // NON-TOXIQUE NON-SENSITIZING // RAPID DEPENDABLE MICROBICIDAL ACTION // GERMICIDE TOPIQUE POUR USAGE GÉNÉRAL // NON-TOXIQUE NON-SENSIBILISANTE // ACTION MICROBICIDE RAPIDE ET SÛRE // Active ingredent: Ingrédient actif: // 10% Povidone - iodine 10% Povidone - iodine // (1% available iodine) (1% d'iode libre) // Manufactured by Fabriqué par // BDH PHARMACEUTICALS // TORONTO CANADA // Under License Pat. No. 615726 Sous License"; right-hand column: "BDH // SOLUTION // Bridine® // POVIDONE – IODINE // SOLUTION N.F. // USAGES // [uses listed] // MODE D'EMPLOI // [directions listed] // CONTENU: // 16 ONCES FLUIDES // Conserverau frais."; embossed on bottle: "PAT. PEND."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-9 Row B
Dimension Notes
Length 16.8 cm x Diam. 6.7 cm
Condition Remarks
The cap is stained, particularly in vertical grooves, and stuck on; the label has a scratch, adhesive remains strong; plastic bottle is stable.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Other
Research Facts
Bridine/Povidone still in use today
Images
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