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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

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact7352
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 floral design and a caduceus under a crown; information is printed on the container in gold and red; 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
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 floral design and a caduceus under a crown; information is printed on the container in gold and red; 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
Length
5.1 cm
Diameter
2.5 cm
Dimension Notes
Length 5.1 cm x Diam. 2.5 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Article
Reference Comments
Ernst W. Stieb, "Edward Buckingham SHUTTLEWORTH 1842-1934," Pharmacy in History , 1970, Vol. 12, No. 3 (1970), pp. 91-116. https://www.jstor.org/stable/41108658
Research Facts
Edward Buckingham Shuttleworth created the E. B. Shuttleworth Chemical Company Limited in 1879, and was the first director of the teaching faculty of the Ontario College of Pharmacy from 1882 to 1891. He was considered a pharmacist, educator, editor, author, artist, and bacteriologist. Shuttleworth lived into his nineties.
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automatic topical dispenser

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Dates
1940
circa 1940
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
993004029
Description
Automatic topical medical dispenser made of frosted molded glass has stainless steel cap with flip-up lid; lid opens to a sloped center with small opening; unable to remove lid but appears to be a metal apparatus for raising objects inside; catalogue description reads: "Automatic topical medical di…
Accession Number
993004029
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Administration, Topical -- instrumentation
Disinfection
MM= Physician and Hospital Supply -- storage container
Description
Automatic topical medical dispenser made of frosted molded glass has stainless steel cap with flip-up lid; lid opens to a sloped center with small opening; unable to remove lid but appears to be a metal apparatus for raising objects inside; catalogue description reads: "Automatic topical medical dispenser -- fluid never exposed until used. Light pressure of applicator or sponge on despensing disk pumps fluid to surface. No caps to remove and replace -- no need to touch bottle. Airtight check valve in stainless steel pump unit eliminates evaporation and contamination over long periods, yet is always ready for instant use."
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. C.M. Bracken
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1940
circa 1940
Date Remarks
Valuator Dr. J.R. Scott; American Hospital Supply Catalogue order # 12040-020
Material
glass: frosted
metal: grey
Inscriptions
Raised design underneath: "2 OZ // .15 (A) 48 // U.S.A."; printed under lift-up cap: "MENDAUSA // STAINLESS // PAT. PEND."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-6 Box 5 Row E
Dimension Notes
Length: 9.0 cm. x Diam. : 4.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
(no initial comments); # 2: no damage; #3: some matter stuck to bottom; dirty
Exhibit History
Hall of Honour - Bracken Exhibit
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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

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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 tablets

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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
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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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bottle of neo-silvol

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Dates
1923
1933
circa 1923-1933
Collection
Bonita Erwin Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
Accession Number
009042005
Description
Circular opaque amber glass one ounce bottle of neo-silvol, a mild type of silver antiseptic, with cork stopper and cream paper label on front and back with brown ink; about three quarters full of neo-silvol liquid; includes instructions to create various solutions.
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Accession Number
009042005
Collection
Bonita Erwin Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
MeSH Heading
Disinfection
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Circular opaque amber glass one ounce bottle of neo-silvol, a mild type of silver antiseptic, with cork stopper and cream paper label on front and back with brown ink; about three quarters full of neo-silvol liquid; includes instructions to create various solutions.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Donated to the museum by Bonita Erwin, University of Toronto School of Nursing Grad; item owned by donor's grandfather Dr. Harold Barker with a general practioner's office in Sharbot Lake, Ontario.
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co.
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1923
1933
circa 1923-1933
Date Remarks
Patent date is January 9, 1923 meaning this is the earliest possible date
Material
glass: amber
cork: brown
paper: cream
ink: brown
ink: cream, brown
Inscriptions
Printed on front: "ONE OUNCE // NEO-SILVOL // Patented Canada Jan. 9, 1923. No. 227848 // (Colloidal Silver Iodide Compund) // Contains about 20% of Silver // Iodide in Colloidal form. // A MILD TYPE OF SILVER ANTISEPTIC // Apply in 5% to 40% solution water. // Neo-Silvol designates the Colloidal // Silver Iodide Compound manu- // factured by P. D. & Co. // PROTECT FROM MOISTURE // C698732 // PARKE, DAVIS & CO. // WALKERVILLE, ONT., CANADA"; printed on back: "NEO-SILVOL // TO MAKE A SOLUTION QUICKLY - ADD // THE NEO-SILVOL TO THE WATER AND // SHAKE IMMEDIATELY AND VIGOR- // OUSLY FOR ONE MINUTE. // To make percentage solution // as indicated: // 5% - 12 grs. dissolved in water // to make 1/2 fluid ounce ... "; manufacturer's marks embossed on bottom of bottle: "8 75" and "D" in diamond shape
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A
Dimension Notes
Size: Length 9.5 cm x Diam. 3.3 cm
Condition Remarks
Cork stopper has three dark incised stripes on top; minor discolouration of paper labels
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
"Colloidal Silver," Wikipedia. September 8 2008. July 14 2014; "Parke-Davis," Wikipedia. October 31 2013. July 11 2014; CD #6.
Research Facts
Product used to kill infectious bacteria; prior to 1938 it was used as mainstream antibiotic; generally used as disinfectant; Parke-Davis & Co. was once America's oldest and largest drug maker; founded in Detroit; Parke, Davis & Co. name adopted in 1871.
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