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Acetophen Compound with Codeine

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Dates
1950
1963
circa 1950-1963
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
993004223
Description
Physician's sample of liquid acetophen compound with codeine in small glass tube with cork closure; full vial; tablets have solidified and are starting to deteriorate.
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Accession Number
993004223
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Analgesics
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter headache remedies -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- vial
MM= Drugs -- narcotics -- container
MM= Drugs -- anti-pyretic -- container
Description
Physician's sample of liquid acetophen compound with codeine in small glass tube with cork closure; full vial; tablets have solidified and are starting to deteriorate.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. C. M. Bracken.
Maker
Charles E. Frosst & Co.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1950
1963
circa 1950-1963
Material
metal: silver
glass: clear
paper: burgundy; yellow
pills:
Inscriptions
Printed in burgundy on yellow paper label: Physician's Sample // C.T. No. 262 "Frosst" // ACETOPHEN COMPOUND // with CODEINE // (GREY) // Frosst // Rx // Acetophen 3 1/2 gr. // Phenacetin 2 1/2 gr. // Caffeine Citrate 1/2 gr. // Codeine Phosphate 1/8 gr. // DOSE: - One or two tablets every four hours. // Antipyretic, analgesic, sedative. // 270916 // Charles E. Frosst & Co. // MONTREAL - CANADA
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-4 Row E
Dimension Notes
Length 5.3 cm. x Diam. 1.7 cm.
Condition Remarks
(no initial comments); # 2: metal cap on the container shows three small spots of corrosion on the outer edge
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Adams Garlic Pearles

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Dates
1950
1970
circa 1950-1970
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Pharmacy, Respiratory
Accession Number
1999.3.3
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Accession Number
1999.3.3
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Pharmacy, Respiratory
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine.
Dates
1950
1970
circa 1950-1970
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-5 Row A
Temporary Location
On exhibit “Quack: The Exhibit that cures all” at Museum of Health Care, 29 June 2017.
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Garlic has been used for centuries for all sorts of cold and flu symptoms, as a natural antibiotic. Not only will garlic help boost your immunities, it is a drying herb and an expectorant, making it great for wet coughs that are producing a lot of phlegm.
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All-Herbal Stedi-Nerv tablets

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Dates
1950
1970
circa 1950-1970
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1999.3.75
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Accession Number
1999.3.75
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine.
Dates
1950
1970
circa 1950-1970
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-4 Box 3 Row C
Copy Type
Original
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Ammonia Inhalants

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Dates
1950
1967
circa 1950 – 1967
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
018011008 a-f
Description
Unsealed rectangular brown cardboard Ammonia Inhalants box (a) containing 4 silken mesh wrapped cylindrical capsules (b-e) separated and supported by folded rectangular corrugated cream paper insert (f); box has 6 rectangular sides of varying size; box opens along long top flap and half circle cut …
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Accession Number
018011008 a-f
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
First Aid
First Aid -- instrumentation
Emergency Medical Services
Emergency Medicine
Health and Safety
Pharmacy
Fainting -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Inhalation
Drug Packaging
MM= Drug Packaging
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- box
Description
Unsealed rectangular brown cardboard Ammonia Inhalants box (a) containing 4 silken mesh wrapped cylindrical capsules (b-e) separated and supported by folded rectangular corrugated cream paper insert (f); box has 6 rectangular sides of varying size; box opens along long top flap and half circle cut out at top of front side facilitates opening; product and company information appears on exterior of top, bottom, back, and proper right side; directions with illustrations appear on front; capsules consist of hard cylinder wrapped in soft cream fabric and silken mesh with both ends tied closed around the cylinder; part of contents in Rexall First Aid Kit (018.011.001).
Number Of Parts
6
Part Names
a – box – Length 10.4 cm Width 5.7 cm Depth 1.7 cm
b-e – capsules – Length 4.1 cm Diameter 1.0 cm
f – insert – Length 9.9 cm Width 5.0 cm Depth 1.7 cm
Provenance
Belonged to donor.
Maker
Mine Safety Appliances Co.
Site Made (City)
Pittsburgh
Site Made (State)
Pennsylvania
Site Made (Country)
U. S. A.
Dates
1950
1967
circa 1950 – 1967
Date Remarks
Similar items in other museum collections; new MSA letter logo introduced in 1967
Material
paper: brown, cream
fabric: cream, white
ink: black
Inscriptions
Printed on top and bottom of box: “MINE SAFETY // APPLIANCES CO. // EFFICIENCY // SERVICE SAFETY // PITTSBURGH PA // AMMONIA INHALANTS // (Aromatized Ammonia – Alcohol 38 %) // 10 Per Package // Cat. No. FA - 2156”; printed on front of box: “Crush inhalant // between thumb and // finger // Hold about 4 inches from nose. // As ammonia gets weaker, hold closer. // Try the strength of inhalant by placing // it under your own nose at about // one minute intervals. When too // weak, use another inhalant”; printed on back of box: “AMMONIA INHALANTS // Aromatized Ammonia : : Alcohol 38 % // Active Ingredients: Ammonia Carbonate, Stronger // Ammonia Water, Oil Lemon, Oil Lavender and Oil // Nutmeg. // 10 Per Package Containing 1/3 cc. Each. // MINE SAFETY APPLIANCES CO., // Braddock, Thomas and Meade Sts. // Pittsburgh, Pa. Made in U. S. A.”; printed on proper left side of box: “MINE SAFETY APPLIANCES CO., // Braddock, Thomas and Meade Sts. // Pittsburgh, Pa. Made in U. S. A.”; stamped on proper right side of box: “9 D 11”
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D4-7
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Minor soiling and foxing all over box; minor distortion to back of box; minor soiling and foxing all over insert; minor discolouration on ends of capsules
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
Website
Website
Reference Comments
“First Aid.” Merriam-Webster, 2019. Accessed 22 June 2019.
“Aromatic Ammonia – Inhalation.” MedicineNet, 2019. Accessed 19 June 2019.
“Our History.” MSA, 2019. Accessed 18 July 2019.
“1960 – 1969 A decade of MSA in review.” MSA, 2019. Accessed 18 July 2019.
“Collections Online.” Bulkley Valley Museum, Bulkley Valley Museum Society, 2019. Accessed 19 July 2019.
Research Facts
This artifact is part of a first aid kit; First Aid is a broad term that refers to aid or treatment of the sick or injured before full medical treatment can be received; First Aid kits are designed to provide easy access to a variety of medical materials for fast treatment of minor wounds or to stabilize more serious conditions before additional treatment.
Aromatic ammonia is used to prevent and treat fainting and aid in overcoming the effects of anesthesia by encouraging the body to breath; ammonia can be taken orally in solution with water or placed on a fabric rag and inhaled; large doses or prolonged exposure to ammonia is harmful.
The Mine Safety Appliance Company was founded by John T. Ryan Sr. and George H. Deike following a tragic mining accident in 1912; with the help of Thomas Edison, they developed an electric mining lamp that helped reduce mine explosions; from there, the company expanded and developed a wide variety of safety products for a variety of applications; this Ammonia Inhalant set was likely produced before 1967 because of the absence of the “MSA” logo first introduced in 1967.
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Anacin analgesic tablet

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Dates
1940
1960
circa 1940-1960
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
010020249
Description
Anacin tablet tin with clasp closure at front; rectangular silver metal tin, enamelled in yellow; product information, directions, manufacturer's information printed with black and red enamel in English and French on front and back; extra information printed on underside of lid; tin is empty
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Accession Number
010020249
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Analgesics
Pain -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- tin
Description
Anacin tablet tin with clasp closure at front; rectangular silver metal tin, enamelled in yellow; product information, directions, manufacturer's information printed with black and red enamel in English and French on front and back; extra information printed on underside of lid; tin is empty
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
Whitehall Pharmacal (Canada) Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1940
1960
circa 1940-1960
Date Remarks
Based on packaging
Material
metal: silver
enamel: black, red, yellow
Inscriptions
Printed on front: "THIRTY TABLETS // ANACIN // TRADE MARK REG IN CANADA // FOR FAST RELIEF OF HEADACHES, // COMMON COLDS, NEURALGIA, // ARTHRITIC AND RHEUMATIC PAIN. // WHITEHALL PHARMACAL (CANADA) LIMITED // TORONTO, ONTARIO // PRESS // HERE"; printed on back: "DOSE: 2 tablets with water. Repeat // if necessary, 1 tablet 3 times daily. // No. 21311 Proprietary or Patent Medicine Act. // Each tablet contains 3 grains Phenacetin // and 3 1/4 grains Acetylsalicylic Acid. // Pour le soulagement des douleurs dues // aux maux de tete, rheumes nevraligies, // extractions de dents, et douleurs // causees par les troubles mentruels. // DOSE: Prendre 2 comprimes avec de l'eau. Si // necessaire, repeter 1 comprime 3 fois par jour. // MADE IN U.S.A. // CONTAINS NO NARCOTICS // 70-A "
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-4 Row G
Temporary Location
On display, Queen's University Department of Medicine third floor, August 20, 2013.
Dimension Notes
Length 6.6 cm x Width 5.7 cm x Depth 0.7 cm
Condition Remarks
Enamel faded on tin; rust visible in parts
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #10
Research Facts
Dr Ralph and Mrs Olga Crawford donated their extensive Canadian dental collection to the DCF to create the museum in 1997; further donations were received while Dr Crawford was Curator Emeritus at the Dental Canada Museum until its closure in 2008; this item was donated by Dr. Ralph Crawford
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Ascorbic Acid Tablets U. S. P.

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Dates
1967
1968
circa 1967 – 1968
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
006033016 a-b
Description
Full rounded rectangular based semi-transparent brown glass Ascorbic Acid Tablets U. S. P. bottle with non-removable cylindrical white metal screw cap (a) and rectangular cream plastic cap guard (b); full with cylindrical white tablets and wad of fabric; bottle base has slight push up, stippled out…
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Accession Number
006033016 a-b
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Vitamin C
Vitamins
Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
MM= Drugs -- container -- bottle
Description
Full rounded rectangular based semi-transparent brown glass Ascorbic Acid Tablets U. S. P. bottle with non-removable cylindrical white metal screw cap (a) and rectangular cream plastic cap guard (b); full with cylindrical white tablets and wad of fabric; bottle base has slight push up, stippled outer border, and manufacturer information embossed; flat rectangular side walls with rounded corners and cream and navy paper label with printed product information and dosage in English and French attached to front and proper right and left sides; round shoulders taper to short cylindrical neck, round neck ring and cylindrical finish with continuous external thread; mold lines from base to top and around neck and base; cap has flat top, vertical indents on sides, rolled bottom edge, and internal continuous thread; cap guard is thin piece of rectangular plastic molded to match shape of area where cap meets bottle and extends nearly the entire circumference.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a – bottle – Length 9.9 cm Width 4.3 cm Depth 3.0 cm
b – cap guard – Length 1.7 cm Diameter 3.5 cm
Provenance
Received from anonymous donor via Kingston General Hospital Public Affairs.
Maker
Ingram & Bell Limited
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1967
1968
circa 1967 – 1968
Date Remarks
Presence of Dominion Glass Company diamond logo, line month code, and “7” year code; presence of Ingram & Bell logo discontinued in late 1960s (at least 1968); expiry date stamped on bottle and shelf life of ascorbic acid.
Material
glass: brown
paper: cream
ink: navy, black
plastic: cream
metal: white
Inscriptions
Printed on label: “INGRAM & BELL LIMITED // 100 // ASCORBIC ACID // TABLETS U. S. P. // 50 mg. // NOTE: For therapeutic // use only. // INGRAM & BELL // LIMITED // TORONTO // MONTREAL // WINNIPEG // CALGARY // VANCOUVER // CANADA // DOSE: // Protective: 25 mg. to 300 mg. per day // Therapeutic: 100 mg. to 300 mg. per // day or as directed by physician.”; stamped on label: “EXPIRY DATE DEC 1969 // (L) 814059”; embossed on bottom: “14 // D // 7 // 3074”
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-6 Box 5 Row A
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Minor fading at top of label
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
Website
Document
Document (online)
Reference Comments
“Ascorbic Acid.” WebMD, WebMD LLC., 2019. Accessed 10 August 2019.
Ingram & Bell Limited. Pharmaceutical Catalogue, 1964.
MDS Inc. “Mds Inc. Annual Information Form for the Year Ended October 31, 2002.” MDS Inc., 2003.
“Cardinal Health Canada Inc.” Canadian Business Resource, Canadian Newspaper Services International Limited, 2019. Accessed 7 August 2019.
Miller, George and Elizabeth A. Jorgensen. “Some Notes on Bottle Mould Numbers from the Dominion Glass Company and its Predecessors.” Parks Canada, 1984.
Research Facts
Ascorbic acid is commonly known as Vitamin C; it is often taken as supplement to a normal diet; Vitamin C is important to the overall health of the body due to its role in maintaining skin, teeth, cells, bones, and blood vessels; lack of Vitamin C can cause Scurvy, a condition that causes weakness, pain, and tooth loss; ascorbic acid tablets tend to lose potency after 3 years.
Ingram & Bell Limited was a medical supply company first established in Toronto in 1905; the company became a Canadian leader in the distribution of medical products; their wide selection included equipment, surgical tools, and pharmaceuticals; as the company grew, they established branches in Montreal, Winnipeg, Calgary, and Vancouver; became Ingram & Bell Inc. and 49% owned by MDS in 1986; MDS acquired 100% in 1993; became Source Medical Corporation after merger with Allegiance Healthcare Canada Inc. in 1997; acquired by Cardinal Health Canada Inc. in 2005.
The D in diamond symbol and date codes embossed on the bottom indicates the bottle itself was made by Canadian glass manufacturer Dominion Glass Company at the factory in Point St. Charles, Quebec; the progressive line system month code and “7” year code, along with Ingram & Bell logo on product label, signify it was produced in 1967.
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Dates
1950
1970
circa 1950-1970
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1999.3.14
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Accession Number
1999.3.14
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine.
Dates
1950
1970
circa 1950-1970
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-5 Row E
Copy Type
Original
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Ayer's Cathartic Pills

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Dates
1950
1970
circa 1950-1970
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1999.3.8
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Accession Number
1999.3.8
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine.
Dates
1950
1970
circa 1950-1970
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-4 Row F
Copy Type
Original
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Ayerst Glucose-D roll

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Dates
1950
1970
circa 1950-1970
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1999.3.106
Accession Number
1999.3.106
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine.
Dates
1950
1970
circa 1950-1970
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-5 Row C
Copy Type
Original
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Ayerst Glucose-D roll

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Dates
1950
1970
circa 1950-1970
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1999.3.15
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Accession Number
1999.3.15
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine.
Dates
1950
1970
circa 1950-1970
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-5 Row C
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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