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Dates
1977
circa 1977
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
Accession Number
000001192 a-b
Description
Cylindrical amber glass bottle (a) with plastic child-proof cap (b); paper label; bottle is half full of powder
Accession Number
000001192 a-b
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
MeSH Heading
Infection -- drug therapy
MM= Drugs -- anti-biotics -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Cylindrical amber glass bottle (a) with plastic child-proof cap (b); paper label; bottle is half full of powder
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle
b - cap
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke-Davis
Site Made (City)
Brockville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1977
circa 1977
Date Remarks
Listed in Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
Material
glass: amber
paper: red; cream; black
plastic: white
Inscriptions
(a) // Front: "Pr DIN 023418 100 ml // AMCILL ® // FOR ORAL SUSPENSION/ // POUR SUSPENSION BUCCALE // AMPICILLIN // FOR ORAL SUSPENSION // U.S.P. // EQUIVALENT TO / EQUIVALANT À // 2.5g AMPICILLIN // 125 mg / 5 ml // when prepared as directed / // lorsqu'on la prépare // suivant les directives // Parke, Davis & Company, Ltd. // Brockville, Ontario // PARKE-DAVIS // Stock 21 - 301 - 126"; right side: "Antibiotic Usual Dose – Children, 25 to 50 mg/kg of body weight // per day, in equally divided doses at 6-hour intervals. // Medical literature available on request. // DIRECTIONS FOR DISPENSING – Prepare suspension at time of // dispensing. Add 70 ml of water in the bottle and shake well. // This provides 100 ml of suspension. // Each ml of prepared suspension will contain 25 mg of ampicillin // (as the trihydrate). // [dosage and directions repeated in French]"; left side: "Do not remove this portion of label. Keep bottle tightly closed. // Shake well before using. // Refrigerated suspension stable for 2 weeks following // (Date prepared). // Réfrigéree, la suspension demure stable 2 semaines. // Ne pas détacher cette partie de l'étiquette. Garder le flocon // hermétiquement bourché. Bien agiter avent l'usage. // EXP. DATE [printed] JUN 1979 [stamped] // LOT [printed] HC197 [stamped] // DIN 023418"; bottom: "107 [embossed]"; (b) "CLOSE TIGHTLY // OPEN // TO OPEN // PUSH DOWN // WHILE TURNING [embossed]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-4 Box 1 Row A
Length
a - 12.4 cm b - 2.2 cm
Diameter
a - 4.2 cm b - 3.2 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Bottle sound; label slightly yellowed, with a tear on the top edge; right edge is beginning to peel; cap dirty.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
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Amcill* capsules

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact4145
Dates
1970
circa 1970
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
Accession Number
000001338 a-b
Description
A rectangular clear glass bottle (a) with a threaded metal cap (b); bottle has a paper label on front and left and right sides, a white sticker on the bottom, and contains 9 capsules and a packet of moisture-absorbing crystals
Accession Number
000001338 a-b
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
MeSH Heading
Infection -- drug therapy
MM= Drugs -- anti-biotics -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A rectangular clear glass bottle (a) with a threaded metal cap (b); bottle has a paper label on front and left and right sides, a white sticker on the bottom, and contains 9 capsules and a packet of moisture-absorbing crystals
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle
b - cap
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Company, Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Brockville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1970
circa 1970
Date Remarks
Based on lot number
Material
glass: clear
metal: red; white
paper: white; red; blue
Inscriptions
(a) Front: "Pr 100 No. 404 // CAPSULES // AMCILL* // AMPICILLIN CAPSULES // PARKE-DAVIS Std. // 500 MG. // (as the trihydrate) // *Trademark // PARKE-DAVIS // Stock 6-404-4"; right side: "Antibiotic // Usual Adult Dose–500 mg. every // 6 to 8 hours. // Medical literature available on request. [printed] // Lot AM 509 Exp. Date:Jan 1976"; right side: "Cost 20.6¢/each // Antibiotique // Posologie habituelle–Adultes, 500 mg // toutes les 6 à 8 heures. // Documentation médicale fournie sur // demande. // Parke, Davis & Company, Ltd. // Brockville, Ontario"; bottom: "2 I O // D-18 [illeg.] // 14 // JW"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-4 Box 3 Row C
Length
a - 10.5 cm
Width
a - 4.3 cm
Depth
a - 6.1 cm b - 1.0 cm
Diameter
b - 3.9 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Label yellowing, spotted with mildew, dirty; some corrosion on cap where paint is scratched
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
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Antidiphtheritic Serum container

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact3548
Dates
1901
circa 1901
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
Accession Number
000001080
Description
Cylindrical wooden container with lid, wrapped with a paper label around circumference and a circular label on top; contains metallic balls (lead?) of varying sizes.
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Accession Number
000001080
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
MeSH Heading
Diphtheria Antitoxin
Diphtheria -- drug therapy
MM= Drugs -- anti-biotics -- container
Description
Cylindrical wooden container with lid, wrapped with a paper label around circumference and a circular label on top; contains metallic balls (lead?) of varying sizes.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis
Site Made (City)
Detroit
Site Made (State)
Michigan
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1901
circa 1901
Date Remarks
Label gives Oct. 10, 1901 as a "best before" date.
Material
paper: red; yellow; black
wood: light brown
Inscriptions
Top: "Antidiphtheritic // Serum. // Standard, X, No. 2 // This bulb contains 1000 Antitoxic units, // irrespective of the quantity of fluid. // 799460 [stamped] // Keep in a cool, dark place. // PREPARED IN THE BIOLOGICAL LABORATORY OF // Parke, Davis & Co. // [illeg.] T, MICH. U.S.A."; back: "We would recommend that this parcel be returned after // OCT 10 1901 [stamped], to be replaced with fresh product. // This serum will, however, retain its potency for a // much longer period, if kept under proper conditions. // [a series of illustrations for use listed here] // HOLDING BULB. // BREAKING NECK OF BULB. // OBTAINING LAST DROPS. // KEEP IN A COOL, DARK PLACE."; top: "[illeg.] N [illeg.] // 5 [handwritten]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A
Temporary Location
On exhibit at City of Ottawa - Public Health L-2016-3 14 Mar 2016 – 31 Dec 2018
Dimension Notes
Length 8.3 cm x Diam. 3.9 cm
Condition Remarks
Labels are discoloured and 2/3 of the label on top is missing; label surrounding container is torn and a piece (approx. 2.0 x 1.5 cm) is missing; exposed wood on top and bottom is dirty.
Copy Type
Original
Exhibit History
On exhibit, "Potions, Pills, and Prescriptions," Museum of Health Care, May 1, 2000
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Dates
1953
circa 1953
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
Accession Number
1997.2.8
Description
A cylindrical glass bottle with no neck and a large metal screw-on lid that is slightly wider than the bottle; has a paper label; contains powder.
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Accession Number
1997.2.8
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
MeSH Heading
Antibiotics
MM= Drugs -- anti-biotics -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A cylindrical glass bottle with no neck and a large metal screw-on lid that is slightly wider than the bottle; has a paper label; contains powder.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. H.B. Rundle (1911-1997) via Mr. Howard Rundle.
Maker
American Cyanamid Co.
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1953
circa 1953
Material
glass: translucent beige
metal: yellow
paper: off-white; yellow; black
ink: black; red
organic matter
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "Lederle [cursive] // AUREOMYCIN // Hydrochloride // CRYSTALLINE // SPEROIDS // Dispersible Powder // Contains Aureomycin HCl 50 mg"; printed at an angle over the above: "Complimentary"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-4 Box 1 Row C
Dimension Notes
Length 4.8 cm x Diam. 3.2 cm
Condition Remarks
Lid and label discoloured from age; contents stable.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
This antibiotic was introduced in 1953; it was considered, at the time, useful for both bacterial and viral infections.
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Chloromycetin ® capsules

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact4062
Dates
1976
circa 1976
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
Accession Number
000001268 a-b
Description
Rectangular brown glass bottle (a) with cylindrical neck and threaded metal cap (b); paper label covers front and left and right sides; bottle is 1/4 full of capsules
Accession Number
000001268 a-b
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
MeSH Heading
Infection -- drug therapy
MM= Drugs -- anti-biotics -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Rectangular brown glass bottle (a) with cylindrical neck and threaded metal cap (b); paper label covers front and left and right sides; bottle is 1/4 full of capsules
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle
b - cap
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Company, Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Brockville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1976
circa 1976
Date Remarks
Based on lot number
Material
glass: brown
paper: red; white; orange; black
metal: red; white
Inscriptions
Front: "Pr 100 No. 379 // CAPSULES // CHLOROMYCETIN® // CHLORAMPHENICOL // CAPSULES // U.S.P. // 250 MG. // DIN 022748 // PARKE-DAVIS // Stock 6-379-4"; right side: "X 10YY // Exp. July 1981 (L) GE 262 // Antibiotic // Usual Adult Daily Dose – 50 mg./Kg. // WARNING: Bone marrow depression // has been associated with the use of // chloramphenicol) see package insert // for warnings, precautions and // additional information). // Parke, Davis & Company, Ltd. // Brockville, Ontario"; left side: "Antibiotique // [dosage and warning repeated in French"; bottom: "79 // 100 // 6 // 11"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-4 Box 3 Row F
Length
a - 9.5 cm
Width
a - 3.5 cm
Depth
a - 5.2 cm b - 1.0 cm
Diameter
b - 3.8 cm
Condition Remarks
Label yellowing, dirty; otherwise no apparent problems
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Other
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System; see also 000.001.197, .269
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Chloromycetin ® capsules

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact4063
Dates
1951
1968
circa 1951-1968
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
Accession Number
000001269 a-c
Description
Rectangular brown glass bottle (b) with cylindrical neck and threaded metal cap (c); paper label covers front and left and right sides; bottle is in a cardboard box (a) and is 2/3 full of capsules.
Accession Number
000001269 a-c
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
MeSH Heading
Infection -- drug therapy
MM= Drugs -- anti-biotics -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Rectangular brown glass bottle (b) with cylindrical neck and threaded metal cap (c); paper label covers front and left and right sides; bottle is in a cardboard box (a) and is 2/3 full of capsules.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - box
b - bottle
c - cap
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co., Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Brockville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1951
1968
circa 1951-1968
Material
glass: brown
paper: red; white; orange
cardboard: beige; red; orange; white; grey; blue
metal: red; white
Inscriptions
Front: "Pr 100 [illeg.] // 17.80 // 100 // CAPSULES // CHLOROMYCETIN® // CHLORAMPHENICOL // CAPSULES // U.S.P. // 100 MG. // Stock 6-480-4 // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. // BROCKVILLE, ONTARIO"; right side: "WARNING - Blood dyscrasias may be associated with the use // of chloramphenicol. It is essential that adequate blood studies be // made. (See enclosed warnings and precautions.)"; back: "MEDICAMENTA VERA P D // Laboratories, // Branches, and // Distributors // are located in // Principal Cities // throughout the // World."; left side: "USUAL ADULT DAILY DOSE – 50 mg. per Kg. See enclosed circular. // Chloromycetin – Reg. T.M. // Patented in Canada 1951 // Exp. Date: Feb. 1968 // Lot No. // C234669 "; top: "100 No. 480 // CAPSULES // CHLOROMYCETIN // 100 MG. // Stock 6-480-4"; bottom: identical to top; (b) front: "Pr 100 No. 480 // CAPSULES // CHLOROMYCETIN // CHLORAMPHENICOL // CAPSULES // U.S.P. // 100 MG. // Stock 6-480-4 // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. // BROCKVILLE, ONTARIO"; right side: identical to box right side; left side: identical to box left side; bottom: "4 // 50 2"; (c) "P D"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-5 Box 3 Row C
Dimension Notes
a - box - Size: Length 9.5 cm x Width 4.8 cm x Depth 3.9 cm
b - bottle - Size: Length 8.7 cm x Width 4.7 cm x Depth 3.0 cm
c - cap - Size: Depth 1.0 cm x Diam. 3.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Box is yellowed, dirty, and water marked on bottom, pen marks on front, dented; label on bottle is yellowing; otherwise bottle and cap are sound
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Other
Reference Comments
See also 000.001.197, .268
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Chloromycetin capsules

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact4275
Dates
1978
circa 1978
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
Accession Number
000001449 a-c
Description
A cylindrical glass bottle with plastic stopper (b) in a cardboard box (a) along with a paper leaflet (c); bottle has a paper label around circumference and is full of capsules.
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Accession Number
000001449 a-c
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
MeSH Heading
Infection -- drug therapy
MM= Drugs -- anti-biotics -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A cylindrical glass bottle with plastic stopper (b) in a cardboard box (a) along with a paper leaflet (c); bottle has a paper label around circumference and is full of capsules.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a- box - Size: Length 6.5 cm x Width 3.0 cm x Depth 3.0 cm
b - bottle - Size: Length 5.6 cm x Diam. 2.5 cm
c - leaflet (unfolded) - Size: Length 19.9 cm x Width 10.8 cm
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Company, Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Brockville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1978
circa 1978
Date Remarks
Based on lot number
Material
cardboard: white; red; black
paper: white; red
glass: clear
plastic: clear; white
Inscriptions
(a) Front: "Pr 16 No. 379 // CAPSULES // CHLOROMYCETIN® // CHLORAMPHENICOL // CAPSULES // U.S.P. // 250 MG. // Antibiotic // DIN 022748 // PARKE-DAVIS // Stock 6-379-116"; right side: "Usual Adult Daily DOse–50 mg./Kg. // WARNING: Bone marrow depression has been asso- // ciated with the use of chloramphenicol (see package // insert for warnings, precautions and additional // information). // Parke, Davis & Company, Ltd., Brockville, Ontario"; back: front repeated in French; left side: "[right side repeated in French except for last line] // Exp. Apr. 1983 (L) JD127 [stamped]"; top: "16 No. 379 // CAPSULES // CHLOROMYCETIN® // 250 MG. // Stock 6-379-116"; (b) front: "Pr 16 No. 379 // CAPSULES // CHLOROMYCETIN® // CHLORAMPHENICOL // CAPSULES U.S.P. // 250 MG. // DIN 022748 // PARKE-DAVIS // Stock 6-379-116"; back: "Exp. Apr. 1983 (L) JD127 [stamped] // Antibiotic // Usual Adult Daily Dose – 50 mg./Kg. // WARNING: Bone marrow depression has // been associated with the use of chlor- // amphenicol (see package insert for warn- // ings, precautions and additional // information). // [above 7 lines repeated in French] // Parke, Davis & Company, Ltd. // Brockville, Ontario"; (c) "CHLOROMYCETIN® SUCCINATE // PARKE-DAVIS // CHLORAMPHENICOL // for oral administration // CHLORAMPHENICOL // SODIUM SUCCINATE // for parenteral administration // THERAPEUTIC CLASSIFI CATION // Antibiotic // DESCRIPTION // [text follows] // ACTIONS AND PHARMACOLOGY // [text follows] // INDICATIONS // [text follows] // CONTRAINDICATIONS // [text follows] // WARNINGS // [text follows] // PRECAUTIONS // [text follows] // ADVERSE REACTIONS // [text follows] // DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION// [text follows] // PREPARATION OF SOLUTION // FOR PARENTERAL USE // [text follows] // PACKAGE INFORMATION // [text follows] // PARKE-DAVIS // PARKE, DAVIS & COMPANY, LTD., BROCKVILLE, ONTARIO // January 1977 // HA [French translation occurs alongside English text throughout]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-5 Row G
Condition Remarks
Box is lightly dented, with a round pale yellow stain on the back; no apparent problems with bottle or leaflet.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System; CD #8
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Chloromycetin capsules bottle

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact3989
Dates
1969
circa 1969
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
Accession Number
000001197
Description
Cylindrical plastic bottle with paper label sealed with a plastic stopper; bottle is full of white capsules; round fluorescent orange sticker on bottom
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Accession Number
000001197
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
MeSH Heading
Infection -- drug therapy
MM= Drugs -- anti-biotics -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Cylindrical plastic bottle with paper label sealed with a plastic stopper; bottle is full of white capsules; round fluorescent orange sticker on bottom
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co., Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Brockville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1969
circa 1969
Date Remarks
Expiry date given as July 1969
Material
plastic: clear; translucent white
paper: red; cream; orange
Inscriptions
Front: "Pr 25 No. 477 // CAPSULES // CHLOROMYCETIN // CHLORAMPHENICOL // CAPSULES // U.S.P. // 50 MG. // Stock 6-477-25 // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. // BROCKVILLE, ONTARIO"; back: "USUAL ADULT DAILY DOSE – // 50 mg. per Kg. See enclosed // circular. // WARNING – Blood dyscrasias // may be associated with the // use of chloramphenicol. It is // essential that adequate blood // studies be made. (See enclosed // warnings and precautions.) // Exp. Date: [printed] July 1969 [stamped] // Lot No. [printed] C236380 [stamped]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A
Dimension Notes
Length 5.4 cm x Diam. 1.8 cm
Condition Remarks
Bottle sound; label somewhat yellowed; stopper fits tightly
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
See also 000.001.268, .269; CD #8
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Chloromycetin ® cream tube

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact3985
Dates
1975
circa 1975
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
Accession Number
000001193 a-c
Description
Foil tube (b) with plastic cap (c) in a cardboard box (a)
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Accession Number
000001193 a-c
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
MeSH Heading
Ointments
Infection -- drug therapy
MM= Drugs -- anti-biotics -- container
MM= Drugs -- topical -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container
Description
Foil tube (b) with plastic cap (c) in a cardboard box (a)
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - box - Size: Length 13.4 cm x Width 3.0 cm x Depth 2.4 cm
b - tube - Size: Length 12.0 cm x Diam. 1.9 cm
c - cap - Size: Length 1.3 cm x Diam. 1.4 cm
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke-Davis
Site Made (City)
Brockville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1975
circa 1975
Date Remarks
Listed in Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
Material
cardboard: cream; red
metal: white; red; silver
plastic: white
Inscriptions
(a) // Front: "Pr 1 OUNCE [illeg.] 6 // CHLOROMYCETIN ® CREAM 1% // CHLORAMPHENICOL CREAM 1% // Stock 18-66-18 // DIN 022896 PARKE-DAVIS // exp. June 1976 // (L) FE 135 [stamped]"; right side: "1 OUNCE // CHLOROMYCETIN ® // CREAM 1% // Stock 18-66-18"; left side: identical to right side; back: "Each Gram contains 10 mg. Chloromycetin ® (chloramphenicol) in a water-miscible // ointment base with 0.1% propylparaben as preservative. // Parke, Davis & Company, Ltd. // Brockville, Ontario"; bottom: "Antibiotic // Directions – Rub into infected area 3 or 4 times daily, or as directed by the physician. // Medical literature available on request."; top: "2 20 X [handwritten] // [bottom translated into French]"; (b) front: "Pr 1 OUNCE No. 66 // CHLOROMYCETIN ® // CREAM, 1% // CHLORAMPHENICOL // CREAM, 1% // Each Gram contains // 10 mg. Chloromycetin ® // (chloramphenicol) in a // water-miscible oint- // ment base with 0.1% // propylparaben as pre- // servative. // Parke, Davis & Company, Ltd. // Brockville, Ontario // PARKE-DAVIS // Stock 18-66-18 // DIN 022896"; back: "Antibiotic // DIRECTIONS – Rub // into infected area 3 or // 4 times daily, or as di- // rected by the physician. // [directions repeated in French] // Lot No. and Exp. Date // on tube fold // FE135 JUNE 76 [stamped]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-8 Row C
Condition Remarks
Box slightly yellowed; two abrasions on front; dented, and creased where it has been opened; tube dented and some paint scratched off; cap fits securely
Copy Type
Original
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
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Chloromycetin* Hydrocortisone Ophthalmic

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact4173
Dates
1989
circa 1989
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
Accession Number
000001366 a-c
Description
A cylindrical glass vial (b) with threaded metal cap, sealed by means of a metal ring around cap and vial neck, which will break if cap is turned; vial is in a cardboard box (a) along with a dropper (c) in a plastic package; vial has a paper label around circumference and is 1/3 full of powder.
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Accession Number
000001366 a-c
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
MeSH Heading
Ophthalmology
Infection -- drug therapy
MM= Drugs -- anti-biotics -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- vial
Description
A cylindrical glass vial (b) with threaded metal cap, sealed by means of a metal ring around cap and vial neck, which will break if cap is turned; vial is in a cardboard box (a) along with a dropper (c) in a plastic package; vial has a paper label around circumference and is 1/3 full of powder.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - box
b - vial
c - dropper
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke-Davis Canada Inc.
Dates
1989
circa 1989
Date Remarks
Based on expiry date
Material
cardboard: white; red; black
plastic: translucent yellow; translucent white; black
glass: brown
paper: white; red; black
metal: grey
Inscriptions
(a) Front: "Pr DIN 155977 // Chloromycetin* // Hydrocortisone // Ophthalmic / Ophthalmique // Chloramphenicol and Hydrocortisone // Acetate Ophthalmic / Chloramphénicol et // acétate d'hydrocortisone ophthalmique // STERILE // 5 mL Vial With Dropper / Fiole de 5 mL avec comple- // gouttes // Dosage – 2 drops of suspension applied to the eye // every three hours as directed by the physician. // Medical literature available on request. // [dosage repeated in French] // *Reg. T.M./M Enr. Parke, Davis & Company // Parke-Davis Canada Inc. auth. user / usager aut. // PARKE-DAVIS"; right side: "Antibiotic SHAKE WELL // Each mL of suspension prepared as directed contains 2.5 mg Chloromycetin* (chloramphenicol) // and 5 mg Hydrocortisone Acetate with Borate Buffer equivalent to 20 mg Boric Acid and 0.01% // Phemerol* (benzethonium chloride). // DIRECTIONS FOR DISPENSING – Add 5 mL sterile distilled water to contents of vial under // aseptic conditions. Shake to make uniform suspension. Place sterile dropper in vial. Use shake // label. // Suspension may be kept at room temperature for ten days without significant loss of potency."; back: "CONTRAINDICATIONS – [text follows] // ADVERSE REACTIONS – [text follows] // WARNING – [text follows] // [contraindications, adverse reactions and warning repeated in French] // Parke-Davis Canada Inc., Scarborough, Ontario // 26763 267B620"; left side: "(L) 47102 EXP JL 89 // [right side repeated in French]"; top: "Chloromycetin* // Hydrocortisone // Ophthalmic / Ophthalmique // 5 mL Vial With Dropper // Fiole de 5 mL avec compte-gouttes // 26763 267B620"; (b) front: "Pr DIN 155977 // CHLOROMYCETIN* // HYDROCORTISONE // OPHTHALMIC // CHLORAMPHENICOL AND // HYDROCORTISONE ACETATE OPHTHALMIC // 5 mL vial // PARKE-DAVIS"; back: "STERILE // Each ml of suspension pre- // pared as directed contains // 2.5 mg Chloromycetin* // (chloramphenicol) and 5 mg // Hydrocortison Acetate. // Antibiotic SHAKE WELL // Dose – 2 drops of suspension // applied to the eye every // three hours as directed by // the physician. See carton re- // garding contraindications and // adverse reactions. // *Reg. T.M. Parke, Davis & Co. // Parke-Davis Canada Inc. Auth. User // Parke-Davis Canada Inc. // Scarborough, Ontario // 267H300 26763 EXP JULY 1989 // L 47102 // N 0071-3228-50 [SI] Printed in USA 322 G091"; bottom: "Q // 22"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-5 Box 3 Row C
Dimension Notes
a - box - Size: Length 8.0 cm x Width 4.8 cm x Depth 2.6 cm
b - vial - Size: Length 4.3 cm x Diam. 2.5 cm
c - dropper - Size: Length 6.2 cm x Diam. 2.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Box scuffed, dented, dirty; no apparent problems with vial or dropper
Copy Type
Original
Images
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