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Am-o-Tone Dry Shampoo

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Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Accession Number
1980.18.79
Description
Beige paper packet containing a dry shampoo.
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Accession Number
1980.18.79
MeSH Heading
Household Products
Hygiene
Hair Preparations
Description
Beige paper packet containing a dry shampoo.
Number Of Parts
1
Maker
The Am-O-Tone Company
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Material
paper: beige; blue
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-5 Row F
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At what age should a girl be told about menstruation? [booklet]

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Dates
1961
1964
circa 1961-1964
Collection
Anita Brunet Lamarche Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Education
Accession Number
016012010 a-b
Description
A black and white booklet (a) about a school program on menstruation used at Franklin School, La Crosse, Wisconsin; the booklet is bound by two staples; mentions the Walt Disney film "The Story of Menstruation" and permission form parents to allow the film in the schools; inside of the booklet is a…
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Accession Number
016012010 a-b
Author
Marion Jones, R.N.
Collection
Anita Brunet Lamarche Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Education
MeSH Heading
Menstruation
Archival
Hygiene
Description
A black and white booklet (a) about a school program on menstruation used at Franklin School, La Crosse, Wisconsin; the booklet is bound by two staples; mentions the Walt Disney film "The Story of Menstruation" and permission form parents to allow the film in the schools; inside of the booklet is a notice (b) on a loose piece of paper provides an address for any requests in Canada; 7 pages.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - booklet
b - insert
Provenance
Collection belonged to the donor.
Maker
Kimberly-Clark Corporation
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1961
1964
circa 1961-1964
Material
paper: cream
ink: black, grey
Inscriptions
On the front: "at what age // should a girl be told about // menstruation? // A wise principal ... a sound // school program ... close // mother-daughter relations // answer this question // By Marion Jones, R.N., Educational Director // Kimberly-Clark Corporation, Neenah, Wisconsin"; on the insert (b): "NOTICE // Please address all requests in Canada // to: // EDUCATIONAL DEPARTMENT, // KIMBERLY-CLARK CANADA LIMITED, // 2 CARLTON STREET, // TORONTO 2, Ontario."; "Approval of Parents"; "Film Shown to Mothers // Answering Questions"; "Mother-and-Daughter Meetings // Program Gains Confidence"; "Successful 1957 Meeting // Wholesome Attitude"; "The Right Plan" "The Story of Menstruation" by Walt Disney Productions // Available to all schools, P.T.A. and Mother's Groups'
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-5 Box 23
Length
24.8 cm
Width
17.8 cm
Depth
0.1 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
The bottom corners of the booklet are slightly bent upwards
Copy Type
original
Exhibit History
On loan to THEMUSEUM for exhibit 'Menstration' L-2019-1 12 Feb - 12 June 2019; returned to storage 8 June 2019
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Beta-Canthol hair tonic

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Dates
1910
1920
circa 1910-1920
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
1980.18.199
Description
A long, narrow, cardboard box containing a glass bottle with a cork stopper; instructions for use on inside.
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Accession Number
1980.18.199
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Household Products
Hair Preparations
Hygiene
Description
A long, narrow, cardboard box containing a glass bottle with a cork stopper; instructions for use on inside.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
The Fred W. Scarff Co.
Site Made (City)
Chicago
Site Made (State)
Illinois
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1910
1920
circa 1910-1920
Material
cardboard: grey; purple
glass: clear
cork
Paper
Inscriptions
Printed on box: "BETA // CANTHOL // ALCOHOL 50% // For Making // BETA-CANTHOL // HAIR TONIC AND // SCALP CLEANER // Full Directions Inside // Prepared for // Fred W. Scarff Co. // Toilet Specialties // CHICAGO, U.S.A. // and // TORONTO, CANADA"; on another side of the box is, "BETA-CANTHOL"; also, "We Guarantee this preparation to comply with the Food and Drugs Act, June 30, 19—."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-5 Box 4 Row C
Dimension Notes
Length 9.0 cm x Width 3.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Box is stained and worn; #2: glass is stained
Copy Type
Original
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Dates
1867
1868
circa 1867-1868
Collection
Estate of Keith A. Mcleod
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
015010003
Description
Cream Wedgwood Queen's Ware pottery bidet, figure 8 pattern with protruding rim c1883; impressed marks on bottom; with white auction sticker for Skinner 1439 Lot 157
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Accession Number
015010003
Collection
Estate of Keith A. Mcleod
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Equipment and Supplies
Home Care Services
Home Nursing
Household Articles
Hygiene
Description
Cream Wedgwood Queen's Ware pottery bidet, figure 8 pattern with protruding rim c1883; impressed marks on bottom; with white auction sticker for Skinner 1439 Lot 157
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Keith A. Mcleod and donated to the museum via Dr. Ralph Masi
Maker
Wedgwood
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1867
1868
circa 1867-1868
Date Remarks
Research about Wedgwood marks
Material
pottery: cream
Inscriptions
Impressed on bottom 'WEDGWOOD // 7'
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-P2-2
Length
50.0 cm
Width
28.8 cm
Height
12.5 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Minor surface scratches on interior and exterior bottom; two minor non-repaired cracks on rim
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
Internet
Reference Comments
http://www.thepotteries.org/mark/w/wedgwood-date.html
Research Facts
In 1860 the Wedgwood factory started marking its wares with the date of manufacture impressed in each piece as part of a three letter code. The first letter of the code represents the month of manufacture, the second identified the potter who threw the shape and the last letter signifying the year the piece was made starting with 0 for 1860. In 1871 Wedgwood adopted pattern numbers with the code letter prefixes. Queensware, a cream-colored pottery developed by Josiah Wedgwood, was a popular dinnerware by 1765. This impressed mark indicates the year 1867 before a new letter was assigned in 1868.
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Canadian Health Series Primer of Hygiene [textbook]

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Dates
1929
Collection
Melanie Chapman Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Accession Number
012042018
Description
Hardbound textbook with information about hygiene, illustrated; front cover is tan with decorative line drawing around the title; inside page lists the Junior Red Cross Twelve Rules of the Health Game; title is printed in green on spine; 230 pages
Accession Number
012042018
Author
John W. Ritchie & Joseph S. Caldwell
Collection
Melanie Chapman Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
MeSH Heading
Textbooks
Hygiene
First Aid -- handbooks
Nursing
Description
Hardbound textbook with information about hygiene, illustrated; front cover is tan with decorative line drawing around the title; inside page lists the Junior Red Cross Twelve Rules of the Health Game; title is printed in green on spine; 230 pages
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to donor, currently working (2012) at Kingston General Hospital as RN, Kidd 7 Neurosciences. Graduated from University of Toronto Class of 1984 (BScN); University of Alberta Class of 2006 (MPH). Worked in nursing and health human resources in Alberta, BC and Ontario.
Maker
W. J. Gage & Co., Limited
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1929
Date Remarks
Publication date
Material
paper: cream
ink: black, blue, gold, red
Inscriptions
Printed on title page: "CANADIAN HEALTH SERIES // PRIMER OF // HYGIENE // BY // JOHN W. RITCHIE // AND // JOSEPH S. CALDWELL // WITH WHICH IS INCORPORATED THE "PRIMER OF SANITATION" // BY JOHN W. RITCHIE // REVISED CANADIAN EDITION // TORONTO // W. J. GAGE & CO., LIMITED // 1929"; handwritten on inside page: "ANDRE BOURQUIN // ESTEVAN SASK. // VALLEYVIEW // SCHOOL // ROOM 7 // BOX 543
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-3
Length
19.2 cm
Width
14.5 cm
Depth
4.5 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Shows minor wear along edges
Copy Type
original
Less detail
Dates
1924
1929
circa 1924-1929
Collection
Estate of Keith A. Mcleod
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
015010001
Description
Cream Wedgwood porcelain chamber pot with single handle with a blue and white transfer surrounding exterior in the Ferrara pattern repeating three times a scene with a sailing ship in front of older buildings; top flat rim and exterior of handle has floral blue and white transfer border.
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Accession Number
015010001
Collection
Estate of Keith A. Mcleod
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Equipment and Supplies
Home Care Services
Home Nursing
Household Articles
Hygiene
MM = Commemorative and Association Items
Description
Cream Wedgwood porcelain chamber pot with single handle with a blue and white transfer surrounding exterior in the Ferrara pattern repeating three times a scene with a sailing ship in front of older buildings; top flat rim and exterior of handle has floral blue and white transfer border.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Keith A. Mcleod and donated to the musuem via Dr. Ralph Masi
Maker
Wedgwood
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1924
1929
circa 1924-1929
Date Remarks
Research about Wedgwood marks
Material
porcelain: cream
ink: blue, white
Inscriptions
Incised on bottom 'WEDGWOOD // 4'; transfer printed 'FARRARA // ETRURIA ENGLAND // WEDGWOOD'
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-P2-2
Width
25.5 cm
Height
13.0 cm
Diameter
21.7 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Transfer faaded on handle; two minor chips on rim; interior under surface stained crack where handle is attached
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
Internet
Reference Comments
http://www.thepotteries.org/mark/w/wedgwood-date.html; http://www.the-saleroom.com/en-gb/auction-catalogues/pippa-deeley/catalogue-id-srpip10012/lot-079ac544-2d98-4626-9a1b-a449001cf106
Research Facts
This impressed mark remains the usual mark until the adoption of the sans serif version in 1929. From 1907 on in the third series the first letter for the month is replaced by a 3 and with the fourth series commencing with A in 1924 with the figure 4. There is an area of confusion in wares in the first two series. For example TOT could mean a piece produced in either June 1865 or June of 1891. Commencing in 1929 the year mark is replaced by the last two digits of the year, 30 standing for 1930. The 2013 auction catalogue listing for this item indicates it as 'an early 20th century Wedgwood 'Ferrara' pattern blue and white transfer decorated chamber pot.
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Dates
1940
circa 1940
Collection
Lt. N/S Nursing Sister Miriam Hartrick Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
002001058
Description
Comb made of blue translucent sliver-flake plastic; has 48 teeth, two missing and two broken; comb is rectangular with a thickened extension of the spine flanking the teeth at either end.
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Accession Number
002001058
Collection
Lt. N/S Nursing Sister Miriam Hartrick Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Hygiene
MM= Household Articles -- comb
Description
Comb made of blue translucent sliver-flake plastic; has 48 teeth, two missing and two broken; comb is rectangular with a thickened extension of the spine flanking the teeth at either end.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned and used by Lieut. (N/S) Miriam Hartrick during W W II.
Maker
Lutralite
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1940
circa 1940
Date Remarks
Based on provenance
Material
plastic: blue with silver flakes
Inscriptions
"LUTRALITE" molded into the plastic; "MADE IN CANADA" molded into plastic on reverse.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C3-10
Dimension Notes
Length 11.8 cm x Width 3.6 cm x Depth 0.4 cm
Condition Remarks
Deposits of dirt between teeth; four teeth broken
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #5
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Dates
1940
circa 1940
Collection
Lt. N/S Nursing Sister Miriam Hartrick Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
002001060
Description
Comb made of pink plastic; appears to be a broken piece of a larger comb; spine of comb is curved inwards.
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Accession Number
002001060
Collection
Lt. N/S Nursing Sister Miriam Hartrick Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Hygiene
MM= Household Articles -- comb
Description
Comb made of pink plastic; appears to be a broken piece of a larger comb; spine of comb is curved inwards.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned and used by Lieut. (N/S) Miriam Hartrick during W W II.
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1940
circa 1940
Date Remarks
Based on provenance
Material
plastic: pink
Inscriptions
None
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C3-10
Dimension Notes
Length 6.3 cm x Width 2.3 cm x Depth 0.2 cm
Condition Remarks
Advanced deterioration of plastic; deformed and blistered with extensive dirt deposits; comb is broken.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #5
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Cuticle scissors

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact7503
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
1978.7.14
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Accession Number
1978.7.14
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Hygiene
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C3-10
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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disposable surgical gloves

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Dates
1985
1989
circa 1985-1989
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Hygiene
Surgery, Instrumentation
Archival Items
Classification
Patient Care
Archival, Items
General Surgery
Hygiene
Surgery, instrumentation
Accession Number
1989.13.1 a-e
Description
Two pairs of yellowed latex pre-powdered non-sterile disposable surgeon's gloves (c, d) wrapped in wax paper (b) and tucked inside a paper envelope (a); each latex glove is folded into itself in half, with a "7" stamped on one side in black ink; the paper is folded in half and each side is folded i…
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Accession Number
1989.13.1 a-e
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Hygiene
Surgery, Instrumentation
Archival Items
Classification
Patient Care
Archival, Items
General Surgery
Hygiene
Surgery, instrumentation
MeSH Heading
Gloves, Surgical
Hygiene
Product Packaging
Disinfection
Sterilization
Description
Two pairs of yellowed latex pre-powdered non-sterile disposable surgeon's gloves (c, d) wrapped in wax paper (b) and tucked inside a paper envelope (a); each latex glove is folded into itself in half, with a "7" stamped on one side in black ink; the paper is folded in half and each side is folded in about 4 and a half centimeters in order to keep the gloves separated inside; when unfolded part way, the paper that covers each glove has a dashed line illustration of a right or left glove; the outside of the wax paper has the company logo and name on both sides printed in black at the top, with a large "7" in the middle, and a warning below; the outer paper package / envelope (a) has blue print on one side with opening instructions printed near the top, the company logo and name below that, followed by the product name and some details about the product, with the manufacturing information printed near the bottom; stamped in black in the spaces are updates on the sterile status of the gloves, as well as some extra information about this particular pair; there is an information sheet printed in colour with photographs of the product and its use (e).
Number Of Parts
5
Part Names
a - outer package: Length 32.0 cm X Width 15.2 cm
b - package (opened flat): Length 51.0 cm X Width 32.0 cm
c-d - gloves (folded): Length 17.7 cm X Width 9.3 cm
e - information sheet: Length 27.9 cm X Width 21.6 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Sterling Rubber Inc. representative.
Maker
Sterling Rubber (1985) Inc.
Site Made (City)
Fergus
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1985
1989
circa 1985-1989
Date Remarks
Date printed on package
Material
paper: white, grey
ink: grey, blue, black, purple
latex: tan
Inscriptions
Printed on wax paper (b): "STERLING // 7 // WARNING: // SURFACE POWDER SHOULD BE // REMOVED PRIOR TO UNDERTAKING // OPERATIVE PROCEDURES IN ORDER // TO MINIMIZE THE RISK OF ADVERSE // TISSUE REACTION"; printed on outer package (a): "PEEL BACK TO OPEN // DÉCOLLEZ POUR OUVRIR // S // STERLING // SURGEONS' GLOVES // DISPOSABLE // GANTS DE CHIRURGIE // STERILE // NON STERILE // PRE-POWDERED // PRÉ-POUDRÉS // Gloves in unopened // and undamaged // package are sterile // Les gants dans cette // enveloppe sont stériles à // condition que l'empaquetage // soit intact // 0425109 // SMOOTH WHITE // BLANC LISSE // B // 7 // EXTRA PROTECTION // Manufactured by / Fabriqué par // STERLING RUBBER (1985) INC. // 675 Woodside Street, Fergus, Ontario Canada N1M 2M4 (519) 843-4032 // Printed in U.S.A. Imprimé au U.S.A."; printed on information sheet front side (e): "SURGICAL // GLOVES // At Sterling, we view surgical // gloves as a fine surgical instru- // ment. They must be complemen- // tary of every move the surgeon // performs. Gloves must work with // the surgeon's fingers - promoting // sensory perception and motor // function. // When developing Sterling // surgical gloves, surgeons told us // that the ideal glove is strong; tear // resistant; yet it may be worn as a // second skin - virtually unnoticed. // We at Sterling believe that // we have achieved the surgical glove // that comes closer than any other // in meeting the surgeon's require- // ments of comfort; sensitivity; // strength and convenience of use. // S // STERLING"; printed on back of information sheet (e): Comfort & Sensitivity // Comfort and sensitivity are // derived from product design // and process formulation. // Sterling surgical gloves // feature a curved finger design // following the natural contours // Curved finger design for comfort // of the hand. The glove supports // each move of the surgeon's // fingers, returning to a natural, // comfortable rest position when // relaxed. // Sterling's unique, latex // formulation offers the surgeon // a glove of incredible softness. // Surgeons have long recognized // Hand inspection ensures quality // that as softness increases, so // does comfort. // Strength // Advanced production techno- // logy enables Sterling to pre- // cisely control the latex thickness // throughout the various areas of // the glove. Since fingertips are // the area of greatest sensitivity, // we maintain latex thinness // there and throughout the rest of // the glove. // A secondary benefit of // Sterling's product formulation // stems from the high purity of // the latex compound. This not // only increases glove strength but // minimizes opportunity for aller- // gic reactions. // To further cuff end strength // and eliminate roll down, Sterling // beads all surgical glove cuffs. // Product Preference // In consideration of surgeons' // expressed product preferences, // Sterling offers surgical gloves // with both smooth and textured // surfaces. // Smooth surgical gloves are // offered in white while textured // surface is offered in both brown // and white colors. All are pro- // duced through the same precise // process to the most exacting // standards. // Convenience // A special powdering process // using bio-absorbable glove // powder dusts each glove thor- // oughly on the inside ... while // leaving the outside virtually // powder free. Surgeons do not // Smooth or deeply textured finish // need to wash gloves after donning. // The donning procedure is // further aided through a gener- // ous size, memory-free, moisture // resistant paper inner wallet // which assists aseptic technique. // Wallets are clearly marked with // size and cuff end identification. // Outer packages are fully // labelled and easy to peel open // with no fibre tear. // Sterling surgical gloves are // packaged 50 pair per box for // easy transportation and storage. // S // STERLING // STERLING RUBBER (1985) INC. // 675 Woodside Street, // Fergus, Ontario, Canada // N1M 2M4 (519) 843-4032".
Permanent Location
(a,b,e): Storage Room 2005
2005-2-3 Box 15
(c,d): Storage Room 0010
0010-D6-6
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Gloves severely yellowed, colour leaking onto the wax paper; should not unfold gloves in case of brittleness and the plastic separates
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Websites
Reference Comments
Companylisting.ca, "Sterling Rubber Co. Div. 925285 Ont. Inc.":http://www.companylisting.ca/Sterling_Rubber_Co_Div_925285_Ont_Inc/default.aspx
Past Medical History, "THE HISTORY OF SURGICAL GLOVES", Sep 19, 2018: https://www.pastmedicalhistory.co.uk/the-history-of-surgical-gloves/
Research Facts
Sterling Rubber Company was establised in 1917 and (as of 2016) is Canada's only manufacturer of Latex surgeon's gloves. They also produce sterile procedure gloves, post mortem gloves, and laboratory gloves for sale in Canada and the United States.
In 1889-1890, at the Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland. Nurse Caroline Hampton and Dr. William Stewart Halsted were working with a combination of carbolic acid and mercuric chloride as a disinfectant for surgeries. This produced a dermatitis of Hampton's arms and hands, and so Dr. Halsted, whom she would later marry, had the Goodyear Rubber Company fashion a pair of thin rubber gloves to protect her hands. They worked so well that they soon became used by others in the hospital and outside of it.
In 1964, the first disposable latex medical gloves were created by the Ansell Rubber Company in Australia. Gloves were formerly powdered for ease of use, but powdered gloves were banned in 2016 because their use was linked to post-operative scars and inflammation.
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