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acid boric compressed tablet

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Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1980.18.258
Description
A square glass bottle with tiny shoulders and a neck almost the size of the body, ending in a large lip and a cork; paper label; filled with white tablets.
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Accession Number
1980.18.258
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Wounds and Injuries
Disinfection
Antisepsis
Anti-Infective Agents, Local
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter-- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- tin
Description
A square glass bottle with tiny shoulders and a neck almost the size of the body, ending in a large lip and a cork; paper label; filled with white tablets.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
Shuttleworth Chemical Co.
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
glass: amber
cork: brown
paper: beige; black
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "COMPRESSED TABLETS // Acid Boric // Properties: Antiseptic // DOSE: [illeg.] // SHUTTLEWORTH CHEMICAL CO. // Limited // Manufacturing Chemists, [illeg.]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-6 Box 5 Row D
Length
10.5 cm
Width
3.8 cm
Depth
3.8 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Torn label; #2: no cracks or chips in the bottle; cork appears whole; top red paper covering loose on one side; paper label yellowed, dirty, and torn in the lower proper left quadrant.
Copy Type
Original
Exhibit History
Agnes Etherington Art Centre - July 2002
"When Medicine Met Science," Museum of Health Care, April 29, 2003 - 25 Jan 2017
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Antiseptine Dusting Powder

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Dates
1950
1959
circa 1950-1959
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
Accession Number
1977.8.24
Description
A cylindrical metal container with a twistable top with perforations; covered with a fancy design; information is printed on the container; contains an antiseptic dusting powder.
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Accession Number
1977.8.24
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
MeSH Heading
Home Nursing
Antisepsis
Bandages
Disinfection
Poisons
Anti-Infective Agents, Local
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- tin
Description
A cylindrical metal container with a twistable top with perforations; covered with a fancy design; information is printed on the container; contains an antiseptic dusting powder.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. J.W. Scott.
Maker
The E.B. Shuttleworth Chemical Co. Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1950
1959
circa 1950-1959
Material
metal: yellow; red; grey
Inscriptions
On one side of can is a fancy logo--a caduceus in the centre with an ornate crown above; printed under this is "ANTISEPTINE // DUSTING POWDER // THE E. B. SHUTTLEWORTH // CHEMICAL CO. LIMITED // TORONTO, CAN."; on the other side is printed, "AN // IDEAL DRESSING // FOR // WOUNDS // SURGICAL OR // OTHERWISE // COMBINING THE // PROPERTIES OF // IODINE // (AS DI-THYMOL DI-IODIDE) // WITH BORO-SALICYLATE // OF SODIUM // IN AN // IMPALPABLE POWDER"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-6 Row C
Dimension Notes
Length 5.1 cm x Diam. 2.5 cm
Copy Type
Original
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bismuth-formic-iodide compound

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Dates
1940
1963
circa 1940-1963
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
993004222 a-b
Description
Half-full tin of Bismuth-Formic-Iodide Compound, an antiseptic first-aid dressing and surgical dusting powder, with twist-off cap.
Accession Number
993004222 a-b
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Disinfection
Anti-Infective Agents, Local
Description
Half-full tin of Bismuth-Formic-Iodide Compound, an antiseptic first-aid dressing and surgical dusting powder, with twist-off cap.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - tin
b - cap
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. C. M. Bracken.
Maker
Sharp & Dohme (Canada) Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1940
1963
circa 1940-1963
Material
metal: navy
ink: cream
Inscriptions
Printed on metal can: BISMUTH-FORMIC-IODIDE // COMPOUND // B-F-I // 'B-F-I' powder contains Bismuth-Formic-Iodide, Zinc.phenol- // sulfonate, Bismuth subgallate, Amol (Mono-n-amy / hydro- // quinone ether), Potassium Alum, Boric Acid, Magnesium Car- // bonate, Methol, Eucalyptol, Thymol, Lactose and Talc. // SMALL SIZE - 1/4 OUNCE // SHARP & DOHME (CANADA) LTD., TORONTO, ONT.; stamped in black across front of can: "PHYSICIANS COMPLIMENTARY PACKAGE"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-6 Row C
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Dimension Notes
Size: Length 6.5 cm. x Diam. 3.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
# 2: no damage
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bismuth-formic-iodide compound

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact15100
Dates
1940
1963
circa 1940-1963
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
Accession Number
993004315 a-b
Description
Half-full tin of Bismuth-Formic-Iodide Compound, an antiseptic first-aid dressing and surgical dusting powder, with twist-off cap.
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Accession Number
993004315 a-b
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
MeSH Heading
Disinfection
Anti-Infective Agents, Local
Description
Half-full tin of Bismuth-Formic-Iodide Compound, an antiseptic first-aid dressing and surgical dusting powder, with twist-off cap.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - tin
b - cap
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. C. M. Bracken.
Maker
Sharp & Dohme (Canada) Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1940
1963
circa 1940-1963
Material
metal: navy
ink: cream
Inscriptions
Printed on metal can: BISMUTH-FORMIC-IODIDE // COMPOUND // B-F-I // 'B-F-I' powder contains Bismuth-Formic-Iodide, Zinc.phenol- // sulfonate, Bismuth subgallate, Amol (Mono-n-amy / hydro- // quinone ether), Potassium Alum, Boric Acid, Magnesium Car- // bonate, Methol, Eucalyptol, Thymol, Lactose and Talc. // SMALL SIZE - 1/4 OUNCE // SHARP & DOHME (CANADA) LTD., TORONTO, ONT.; stamped in black across front of can: "PHYSICIANS COMPLIMENTARY PACKAGE"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-6 Row C
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Dimension Notes
Size: Length 6.5 cm. x Diam. 3.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
# 2: no damage
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Boric Acid ointment tube

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Dates
1952
circa 1952
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
000001226 a-b
Description
Foil tube with paper label and threaded metal cap (b) sealed to the tube with wax; tube end has been similarly sealed; tube is in a cardboard box (a).
Accession Number
000001226 a-b
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Anti-Infective Agents, Local
Ointments
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter-- container
Description
Foil tube with paper label and threaded metal cap (b) sealed to the tube with wax; tube end has been similarly sealed; tube is in a cardboard box (a).
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - box
b - tube
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co., Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1952
circa 1952
Date Remarks
Listed in Parke-Davis Lot Numbering system
Material
cardboard: brown; beige
plastic: black
paper: white; red
metal: silver
wax: translucent white
Inscriptions
(a) Front: "OINTMENT No. 35 // BORIC ACID OINTMENT, 10% // This ointment is prepared with special care and fully meets the original // requirements of the B.P., 1932. // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. WALKERVILLE, ONTARIO"; bottom: "AN ANTISEPTIC, EMOLLIENT, SOOTHING // AND HEALING OINTMENT."; right side: "BORIC ACID // MEDICAMENTA VERA P D & Co // OINTMENT 10% // 5 [illeg.]"; back: front repeated in French; top: bottom repeated in French; left side: right side repeated in French; (b) "OINTMENT No. 35 // BORIC ACID // OINTMENT // 10% // This ointment is pre- // pared with special care // and fully meets the or- // iginal requirements of // the B.P. // L C 163 J // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. // WALKERVILLE, ONTARIO"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-6 Row E
Dimension Notes
a - box - Size: Length 10.8 cm x Width 3.0 cm x Depth 2.3 cm
b - tube - Size: Length 10.4 cm x Diam. 2.1 cm
Condition Remarks
Cardboard yellowed; two pen marks on box back; paper label slightly yellowed; some wax has flaked off bottom seal at back
Copy Type
Original
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
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boric acid tablets

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact7988
Dates
1879
1900
1879-1900
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1980.18.61
Description
A two-mould blue glass bottle of boric acid tablets with a cylindrical body, rounded shoulders tapering into a medium-sized neck with a lip; cork closure; paper label.
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Accession Number
1980.18.61
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Wounds and Injuries
Disinfection
Antisepsis
Anti-Infective Agents, Local
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter-- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A two-mould blue glass bottle of boric acid tablets with a cylindrical body, rounded shoulders tapering into a medium-sized neck with a lip; cork closure; paper label.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
E. B. Shuttleworth Chemical Co., Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1879
1900
1879-1900
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."; E. B. Shuttleworth Chemical Co. established in 1879
Material
glass: blue
cork: brown
paper: cream; black
Inscriptions
On label: "COMPRESSED TABLET. // Acid Boric [illeg.] gr. // Properties: Antiseptic. // DOSE: One. // THE E. B. SHUTTLEWORTH CHEMICAL // Limited, // "Manufacturing Chemists, Toronto,"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-2 Row F
Dimension Notes
Length 18.5 cm x Diam. 7.1 cm
Condition Remarks
Label is torn; partly illegible.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
Reference Comments
"Pharmaceutical Industry" article on The Canadian Encyclopedia website
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boroglyceride solution

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact3930
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
Accession Number
000001139
Description
Cylindrical amber glass bottle with neck only slightly narrower than body and flat, flanged lip stopped with a cork; paper label on front; rectangular sticker on bottom.
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Accession Number
000001139
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
MeSH Heading
Disinfection
Anti-Infective Agents, Local
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Cylindrical amber glass bottle with neck only slightly narrower than body and flat, flanged lip stopped with a cork; paper label on front; rectangular sticker on bottom.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis.
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co.
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Material
glass: amber
cork: brown
paper: cream; white; red
Inscriptions
Front: "ONE POUND Sol. No. 5 // SOLUTION // BOROGLYCERIDE // ZXT [illeg., handwritten] // Glycerinum Acidi Borici B.P. // [illeg., handwritten] // ANTISEPTIC, DEODORANT, // STIMULATING AND // HEALING // PARKE, DAVIS & CO. // WALKERVILLE, ONTARIO, CANADA"; "J W // 12"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-2 Row C
Dimension Notes
Length 18.9 cm x Diam. 6.4 cm
Condition Remarks
Bottle is dusty, dirty, especially around lip; label yellowed and watermarked; cork crumbled around edge, does not fit tightly
Copy Type
Original
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Dates
1800
1906
1800-1906
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1980.18.144 a-b
Description
A paper package containing a bottle of Borolyptol antiseptic solution; sealed bottle full of a yellow liquid; corked.
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Accession Number
1980.18.144 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Disinfection
Anti-Infective Agents, Local
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A paper package containing a bottle of Borolyptol antiseptic solution; sealed bottle full of a yellow liquid; corked.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
bottle (?) - Size: Length 20.5 cm x Width 7.0 cm
package
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
The Palisade Manufacturing Co.
Site Made (City)
Yonkers
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1800
1906
1800-1906
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."; June 30, 1906 printed on package.
Material
paper: dark yellow; black
glass
cork
liquid: yellow
Inscriptions
Printed on package: "BOROLYPTOL // The Palisade Man'f'g Co. Yonkers, N.Y. // 199 Guaranteed by the Palisade Manfg. Co. under the food and drugs act, June 30, 1906 // An ideal antiseptic and anti-zymotic fluid for Internal and External use // Antagonistic to all disease breeding germs."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-1 Row D
Condition Remarks
Package coming apart.
Copy Type
Original
Images
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Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1980.18.145
Description
A flat glass bottle with rounded shoulders, narrow neck, and pronounced lip; paper label; cork closure; about 1/4 full of liquid.
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Accession Number
1980.18.145
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Disinfection
Anti-Infective Agents, Local
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A flat glass bottle with rounded shoulders, narrow neck, and pronounced lip; paper label; cork closure; about 1/4 full of liquid.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
The Palisade Manufacturing Co.
Site Made (City)
Yonkers
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
glass: transparent
paper: brown; black
cork: brown
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "BOROLYPTOL // The Palisade Man'f'g Co. Yonkers, N.Y. // An ideal Antiseptic and Germicidal Fluid for Internal and External use. // Antagonistic to All Disease Breeding Germs."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-1 Row D
Dimension Notes
Length 20.5 cm x Width 7.0 cm
Copy Type
Original
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Bridine Solution

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Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
Accession Number
995005020
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
995005020
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
The British Drug Houses (Canada) Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Material
plastic: translucent white; white
paper: off-white; dark green
liquid contents: dark brown
Inscriptions
Printed label, left-hand column: "BDH // Bridine® // SOLUTION // POVIDONE – IODINE //SOLUTION N.F. // USES // For preparation of skin prior // to surgery and injections. // Emergency treatment of // lacerations, wounds, and // burns. Bacterial and my- // cotic infections of the skin. // DIRECTIONS // Apply directly to affected // area. May be covered with // gauze or adhesive bandage // with complete safety // 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 // [written in white on a dark green bar] THE BRITISH DRUG HOUSES (CANADA) LTD. // TORONTO CANADA // Under License Pat. No. 615726 Sous License // Lot 90204"; right-hand column: "BDH // SOLUTION // Bridine® // POVIDONE – IODINE // SOLUTION N.F. // USAGES // Pour la préparation de // la // peau // avant une opération // ou une injection. Pour le // traitement d'urgence des la- // cérations, blessures, et brûlures. Infections bactéri- // ennes et mycotiques de la // peau. // MODE D'EMPLOI // Appliquer directement sur // la zone malade. Peut se // couvrir au moyen de gaze // ou de ruban adhésif en // toute sécurité. // CONTENU: // 16 ONCES FLUIDES // Conserverau frais."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-9 Row B
Dimension Notes
Length 16.9 cm x Diam. 6.7 cm
Condition Remarks
The cap is stained and stuck on; the label is discoloured, stained, one corner folded over, but is stable and legible; plastic is stable and only slightly worn.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Other
Research Facts
Bridine / Povidone still in use today
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