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Angier's emulsion

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Dates
1947
circa 1947
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
Accession Number
1980.18.201
Description
A cardboard box containing a labelled glass bottle with a metal cap.
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Accession Number
1980.18.201
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Common Cold -- drug therapy
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A cardboard box containing a labelled glass bottle with a metal cap.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
Angier Chemical Company
Site Made (City)
Boston
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1947
circa 1947
Date Remarks
label has: "New Size Package adopted Sept., 1947."
Material
paper: yellowish; black
glass: clear
metal
Inscriptions
Printed on box: "ANGIER'S // EMULSION // IMPROVED // for COUGHS // due to Colds"; instructions follow; "Manufactured by // Angier Chemical Company // Boston, Mass // Makers of Angier's Emulsion for over 60 years // New Size Package adopted Sept., 1947."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-6 Box 4 Row D
Dimension Notes
Length 15.0 cm x WIdth 6.0 cm
Copy Type
Original
Images
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Balsam of Aniseeds

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Dates
1892
circa 1892
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
Accession Number
996001131
Description
Rectangular clear blue glass bottle; four recessed panels; paper label adhered to one panel; label has blue text.
Accession Number
996001131
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
MeSH Heading
Common Cold -- drug therapy
Cough -- drug therapy
Asthma, drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Rectangular clear blue glass bottle; four recessed panels; paper label adhered to one panel; label has blue text.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection; purchased from Kim Snyder (Toronto) on July 9, 1994.
Maker
Henry Skinner
Site Made (City)
Kingston
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1892
circa 1892
Material
glass: blue
paper: cream
Inscriptions
Balsam of Aniseeds // Particular recommended for // Coughs, Colds, Asthmas // ... // Prepared and sold by // Henry Skinner, // Pharmaceutical Chemist and Druggist // Kingston
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-8 Box 1 Row C
Dimension Notes
Length: 12.8 cm. x Width: 4.5 cm. x Depth: 3.2 cm.
Condition Remarks
Paper label discoloured and stained in places
Copy Type
Original
Exhibit History
To display in Museum: Potions, Pills and Prescriptions; May 1, 2000 - 28 Jan 2017.
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Dates
1964
circa 1964
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
Accession Number
000001350 a-c
Description
Two sheets of tablets sealed in foil, one complete sheet of 6 tablets (b) and one where a tablet has been torn out (c), in a cardboard box (a); box has a round fluorescent orange sticker on the back.
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Accession Number
000001350 a-c
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
MeSH Heading
Common Cold -- drug therapy
Cough -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Description
Two sheets of tablets sealed in foil, one complete sheet of 6 tablets (b) and one where a tablet has been torn out (c), in a cardboard box (a); box has a round fluorescent orange sticker on the back.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - box
b - sheet
c - sheet
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co., Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Brockville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1964
circa 1964
Date Remarks
Based on lot number
Material
cardboard: white; red
metal: silver
Inscriptions
(a) Top: "12 S.C.T. No. 897 // BODRYL // Compressed Tablets // For relief of symptoms // associated with colds. // Pour soulager les // symptômes du rhume. // EACH TABLET CONTAINS: // AMBODRYL® (Bromodiphenhydramine Hydrochloride, P.D. & Co.) 10 mg. // Acetylsalicylic Acid 190 mg. // Phenacetin 65 mg. // Caffeine 15 mg. // Phenylephrine Hydrochloride 10 mg. // Aluminum Hydroxide Gel, Dried 100 mg. // Stock 25-897-12 // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. // BROCKVILLE, ONTARIO // L S 404 L "; front: "ADULT DOSE – 1 tablet, four times daily."; bottom: "CAUTION – Keep this and all medication out of the reach of children. // Should not be taken by individuals with chronic disorders, or by // children under 14 year [illeg.] ge, or for more than 7 days unless directed // by a physician. A hig [illeg.] or persistant cough indicates a condition // for which a physician should be consulted. If this preparation causes // drowsiness, do not drive or operate machinery while taking the // medication. // [above 7 lines repeated in French]"; back: front repeated in French; left side: "12 C.T. No. 897 // BODRYL // Stock 25-897-12"; right side: identical to left side.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-5 Box 3 Row B
Dimension Notes
a - box - Size: Length 10.2 cm x Width 7.0 cm x Depth 1.9 cm
b - sheet - Size: Length 9.4 cm x Width 6.4 cm x Depth 0.6 cm
c - sheet - Size: Length 9.4 cm x Width 6.4 cm x Depth 0.6 cm
Condition Remarks
Box yellowing, dirty, scuffed, spotted with mildew; no apparent problems with foil sheets
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
Images
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Dates
1923
circa 1923
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
Accession Number
000001068
Description
Green and black metal box for storing herbs; flip-top lid hinged at back; red metal labels on front and top
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Accession Number
000001068
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
MeSH Heading
Fever -- drug therapy
Common Cold -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- anti-pyretic -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- tin
Description
Green and black metal box for storing herbs; flip-top lid hinged at back; red metal labels on front and top
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis
Dates
1923
circa 1923
Date Remarks
According to Jack Willson, they were not made after this date
Material
metal: green; black; silver; red
Inscriptions
Top: "PARKE DAVIS & CO. // CHOICE // BOTANIC DRUGS // PRESSED // BONESET // (Eupatorim U.S.P.)"; front: "CHOICE // BOTANIC DRUGS // PRESSED // [illeg.] [handwritten] // BONESET // (Eupatorium U.S.P.) // PARKE, DAVIS & CO. // MANUFACTURING // CHEMISTS."; back: "SELECTED // PRESSED // HERBS // INCLUDING // HERBS, LEAVES, FLOWERS // BARKS AND ROOTS // We invite attention to the fol- // lowing points of superiority. [listed] // PARKE, DAVIS & CO."; right side: "PD & CO [ logo, white letters interlaced on a dark circle]"; left side: "PD & CO [logo, as above]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-9 Row A
Dimension Notes
Length 22.5 cm x Width 12.4 cm x Depth 13.4 cm
Condition Remarks
Some corrosion on bottom and where paint is chipped; yellow-brown accretion on back; dent in front and top; lid no longer opens.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Person
Reference Comments
"Parke-Davis Antique Pharmacy Collection," by Jack Willson, part 7; personal communication with Jack Willson, May 2000;
Research Facts
These distinctive green and black tins were made by Parke-Davis for druggists to store their herbs in, to make them more visible to the public
Exhibit History
On exhibit, "Potions, Pills, and Prescriptions," Museum of Health Care, May 1, 2000 - 28 Jan 2017.
Images
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Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
Accession Number
1970.4.2
Description
An orange cardboard box with black lettering contains a paper bag of herbs.
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Accession Number
1970.4.2
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
MeSH Heading
Fever -- drug therapy
Common Cold -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- anti-pyretic -- container
Description
An orange cardboard box with black lettering contains a paper bag of herbs.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. R.G. Guest of Toronto.
Maker
J. L. Hopkins & Co.
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
cardboard: orange
ink: black
Inscriptions
on front: "ONE OUNCE // BONESET (Eupatorium perfoliatum) // N. F. // SYNONYMS: // English — Thoroughwort, Teasel, Indian Sage, Sweating Plant // French — Herbe à fièvre, Herbe parfaite // German — Durchwachsener Wasserhanf"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-5 Row A
Dimension Notes
Length 7.0 cm x Width 7.0 cm x Depth 4.0 cm
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail
Dates
1898
circa 1898
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
Accession Number
000001027
Description
A cardboard box containing plant material (boneset?); wrapped and sealed in plastic.
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Accession Number
000001027
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
MeSH Heading
Plants, Medicinal
Fever -- drug therapy
Common Cold -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- anti-pyretic -- container
Description
A cardboard box containing plant material (boneset?); wrapped and sealed in plastic.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1898
circa 1898
Date Remarks
Cited in Parke, Davis Antique Pharmacy Collection
Material
cardboard: yellow-brown; red
plastic: clear
Inscriptions
Top: "No. 56 // PARKE, DAVIS & CO.'S // BONESET // (EUPATORIUM, N.F.) // Eupatorium, Thoroughwort // Lin. Herbe d'Eupatoire // Durchwachsdost perfoliée // SELECTED DRUG, CAREFULLY CLEANED // AND FREE FROM ADULTERATION. // PARKE, DAVIS & CO. // DETROIT, Mich. U.S.A. Walkerville, // Ont., // Canada"; front: "MEDICINAL USES // Boneset is a diaphoretic and // bitter tonic, used chiefly in the // treatment of periodic fevers and colds."; right side: "DIRECTIONS FOR USE // DOSE - 1 to 3 teaspoonfuls of // the herb steeped in a cup of // boiling water."; back: "P D & Co. [surrounded by] . MEDICAMENTA . VERA [this is a monogramme]"; left side: "MODE D'EMPLOIE // DOSE: Infusez 1 à 3 cuillerées à café de cette herbe dans une tasse d'eau bouillante."; bottom: "DIREZIONI // Dose: Da 1 a 3 cucchiaini di // quest'erba messe in infusione // dentro una tazza di acqua bollente. // JAK UZYWAC // Doza: 1 do 3 malyck lyzek // ziola zamoczyc w filizance gotu- // jacy wody. // GEBRAUCHSANWEISUNG // Dosis: Man nehm 1 bis 3 // Teelöffel voll des drautes in eine // Tass kochenden Wassers."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-5 Row A
Dimension Notes
Length 6.9 cm x Width 6.7 cm x Depth 3.7 cm
Condition Remarks
Cardboard is yellowed, especially on top; some dried plant material has escaped box and is trapped in plastic.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
"Parke-Davis Antique Pharmacy Collection," by Jack Willson, part 1 page 1; personal communication with Jack Willson, May 2000; CD #2
Research Facts
The plastic wrap is not part of the original packaging; it was added to protect the materials as they were collected after 1949.
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boneset leaves and tops box

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Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
Accession Number
1970.4.7
Description
A white cardboard box, sealed, containing herbs.
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Accession Number
1970.4.7
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
MeSH Heading
Medicine, Herbal
Fever -- drug therapy
Common Cold -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- anti-pyretic -- container
Description
A white cardboard box, sealed, containing herbs.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. R.G. Guest of Toronto.
Maker
S.B. Penick & Co.
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
cardboard: white; blue
ink: black; blue
Inscriptions
On front: "Initial Line // LOOSE PRESSED // BONESET, LEAVES & TOPS // EUPATORIUM PERFOLIATUM // NOT N.F. - CONTAINS 5 PER-CENT ASH // N.F. STANDARD 2 PER-CENT ASH // ONE OZ. NET WHEN PACKED // S.B. PENICK & CO. // CRUDE DRUGS // NEW YORK, N.Y., U.S.A. // ASHEVILLE, N.C. CHICAGO, ILL. // JERSEY CITY, N.J. // "The Initial Source of Supply""; on side: "SYNONYM - Eupatorium // PART USED - Leaves & tops // FAMILY - Compositae // HABITAT - No. America"; side: "DIRECTIONS FOR USE [underlined] // PREPARE AN INFUSION BY // STEEPING ONE OUNCE BONESET // IN ONE PINT OF BOILING WATER. // ADULT DOSE // 1/4 TO 1/2 TEACUPFUL TWO OR // THREE TIMES DAILY."; handwritten in pencil over the printing on the front: "E / 15"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-5 Row A
Dimension Notes
Length 7.0 cm x Width 7.0 cm x Depth 4.0 cm
Copy Type
Original
Images
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Bristamin syrup

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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, Respiratory
Accession Number
1977.8.6
Description
A cylindrical brown bottle narrows at the neck and has a plastic screw-on lid; a green and white label is wrapped around the body of the bottle.
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Accession Number
1977.8.6
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
MeSH Heading
Antitussive Agents
Common Cold -- drug therapy
Cough -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A cylindrical brown bottle narrows at the neck and has a plastic screw-on lid; a green and white label is wrapped around the body of the bottle.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. J.W. Scott.
Maker
Bristol Laboratories of Canada Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1950
1959
circa 1950-1959
Material
glass: brown
plastic: black
paper: green; white
Inscriptions
Printed on the label: "BRISTOL // 25 CC No. 101 // BRISTAMIN // TRADE MARK // SYRUP // Bristamin* Dihydrogen Citrate . . . . . 0.075 Gm. // Fluid Extract of Ipecac, U.S.P. . . . . 0.06 cc. // Ammonium Chloride, U.S.P. . . . . 0.347 Gm. // Sodium Citrate, U.S.P. . . . . .0.322 Gm. // Menthol, U.S.P. . . . . .0.0033 Gm. // with 1% Sodium Benzoate as preservative. // *Bristol Laboratories' Brand of Phenyltoloxamine. // BRISTOL // LABORATORIES OF CANADA LTD. MONTREAL "; on side of label: "PHYSICIAN'S SAMPLE // Directions: Adults—One to two // teaspoonfuls every three hours // or as required. Children: One-half // to one teaspoonful every three // hours; or as presicribed by the // physician. // Lot. No. L-1272"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A
Dimension Notes
Length 7.8 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Images
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Dates
1870
1890
circa 1870-1890
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
Accession Number
014002099 a-b
Description
Empty translucent aqua-tinted rectangular glass bottle tapered at neck with tan cork closure in broken neck; two tan paper labels on front and back; labels contain name, price, a declaration of the product's quality and directions for its use; side panels are embossed with product name.
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Accession Number
014002099 a-b
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
MeSH Heading
Tobacco, Smokeless
Sneezing
Common Cold -- drug therapy
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Empty translucent aqua-tinted rectangular glass bottle tapered at neck with tan cork closure in broken neck; two tan paper labels on front and back; labels contain name, price, a declaration of the product's quality and directions for its use; side panels are embossed with product name.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle - Size: Length 7.9 cm x Width 3.5 cm x Depth 2.7 cm
b - cork - Size: Length 2.6 cm x Di/am. 2.1cm
Provenance
Transferred from the Parks Canada Agency, via Gail Cariou of the Curatorial and Collections Branch.
Maker
Northrop & Lyman
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1870
1890
circa 1870-1890
Date Remarks
Provided by donor
Material
glass: aqua-tinted
paper: brown
ink: black
cork: tan
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "DR. KELLOGG'S // CATARRH SNUFF // PREPARED BY // NORTHROP & LYMAN // PRICE, TWENTY-FIVE CENTS // This SNUFF is the best article // known for the cure of Catarrh, // cold in the Head, Headache, Sore // eyes, and all affections of the // Head. // It removes all obstructions, strength- // ens the Glands, and gives a healthy ac- // tion to the parts affected. Use the same // as common snuff, 4 to 6 times a day, // None Genuine unless signed, Northrop & Lyman"; embossed on sides: " DOCT // KELLOGG'S // SNUFF"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-9 Box 2
Condition Remarks
Paper has yellowed, shows minor wear and surface grime with stains; neck is missing large chunks, approximately half the cork is only partially supported
Copy Type
Original
Images
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Coldecon for the common cold

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Dates
1979
circa 1979
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
Accession Number
000001361 a-b
Description
A sheet of 10 sealed plastic pockets (b)each of which contains a capsule, in a cardboard box (a); box has a price sticker on the top
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Accession Number
000001361 a-b
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
MeSH Heading
Sinusitis -- drug therapy
Common Cold -- drug therapy
Cough -- drug therapy
Drugs -- Non-Prescription
Description
A sheet of 10 sealed plastic pockets (b)each of which contains a capsule, in a cardboard box (a); box has a price sticker on the top
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - box - Size: Length 13.9 cm x Width 8.0 cm x Depth 1.6 cm
b - plastic sheet - Size: Length 13.2 cm x Width 7.4 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Company, Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Brockville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1979
circa 1979
Date Remarks
Based on lot number
Material
cardboard: cream; blue; black
plastic: clear
Inscriptions
(a) Top: "For relief of nasal congestion associated with sinusitis and the common cold. // Pour soulager la congestion nasale associée à la sinusite et au rhume banal. // PHENYLPROPANOLAMINE HYDROCHLORIDE SUSTAINED RELEASE CAPSULES // CAPSULES DE CHLORHYDRATE DE PHÉNYLPROPANOLAMINE À LIBERATION PROLONGÉE // COLDECON™ // 20 // capsules [printed] // 100 644 // J1 R // STUTT'S [stamped] // OUR PRICE [printed] // T // 3.69 [stamped] // PARKE-DAVIS // DIN 327875"; back: "COLDECON™ // Each capsule contains 75 mg // Phenylpropanolamine Hydrochlor- // ide in a sustained relese form. // DOSAGE: Adults 1 capsule every 12 hours. Do not administer to // children under the age of 12. // Do not exceed recommended // dose or use for longer than seven // days except as directed by a // physician. // CAUTION: Persons with high blood // pressure, heart disease or taking // other medication should use only // on the advice of a physician. [French translation occurs alongside contents, dosage and caution information] // PARKE, DAVIS & Company, Ltd., Brockville, Ontario // Stock 6-1683-417 // TM Trademark // Nom de Commerce [printed] // Exp/Péremption JL 1982 // (L) KG 162 [stamped] // [illeg.] [handwritten over printed text]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-4 Row A
Condition Remarks
Box yellowing, scuffed; no apparent problems with sheet of capsules
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
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