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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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Borax compound tablets

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact7885
Dates
1900
1920
1900-1920
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1980.18.267
Description
A square-bodied clear glass jar with a metal screw top and a paper label; full of small white tablets.
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Accession Number
1980.18.267
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter-- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- jar
Description
A square-bodied clear glass jar with a metal screw top and a paper label; full of small white tablets.
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
1900
1920
1900-1920
Material
glass: transparent
metal: brown
paper: tan
ink: black
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "SOLUBLE COMPRESSED // TABLETS // BORAX CO. // EACH TABLET CONTAINS // THE // E. B. SHUTTLEWORTH // CHEMICAL CO. // LIMITED // TORONTO, CANADA"; bottle is embossed with: "E. B. Shuttleworth Chemical Co. Ltd. Toronto"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-5 Box 2 Row D
Dimension Notes
Length 15.7 cm x Width 5.3 cm x Depth 5.3 cm
Condition Remarks
The metal lid is cracked
Copy Type
Original
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Boric Acid ointment tube

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Dates
1952
circa 1952
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
000001226 a-b
Description
Foil tube with paper label and threaded metal cap (b) sealed to the tube with wax; tube end has been similarly sealed; tube is in a cardboard box (a).
Accession Number
000001226 a-b
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Anti-Infective Agents, Local
Ointments
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter-- container
Description
Foil tube with paper label and threaded metal cap (b) sealed to the tube with wax; tube end has been similarly sealed; tube is in a cardboard box (a).
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - box
b - tube
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co., Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1952
circa 1952
Date Remarks
Listed in Parke-Davis Lot Numbering system
Material
cardboard: brown; beige
plastic: black
paper: white; red
metal: silver
wax: translucent white
Inscriptions
(a) Front: "OINTMENT No. 35 // BORIC ACID OINTMENT, 10% // This ointment is prepared with special care and fully meets the original // requirements of the B.P., 1932. // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. WALKERVILLE, ONTARIO"; bottom: "AN ANTISEPTIC, EMOLLIENT, SOOTHING // AND HEALING OINTMENT."; right side: "BORIC ACID // MEDICAMENTA VERA P D & Co // OINTMENT 10% // 5 [illeg.]"; back: front repeated in French; top: bottom repeated in French; left side: right side repeated in French; (b) "OINTMENT No. 35 // BORIC ACID // OINTMENT // 10% // This ointment is pre- // pared with special care // and fully meets the or- // iginal requirements of // the B.P. // L C 163 J // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. // WALKERVILLE, ONTARIO"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-5 Box 3 Row D
Dimension Notes
a - box - Size: Length 10.8 cm x Width 3.0 cm x Depth 2.3 cm
b - tube - Size: Length 10.4 cm x Diam. 2.1 cm
Condition Remarks
Cardboard yellowed; two pen marks on box back; paper label slightly yellowed; some wax has flaked off bottom seal at back
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
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boric acid tablets

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact7988
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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Squibb's powdered boric acid

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Accession Number
1978.12.5
Description
A squarish tin with a lid containing a dusting powder for antiseptic dressings.
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Accession Number
1978.12.5
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 squarish tin with a lid containing a dusting powder for antiseptic dressings.
Number Of Parts
1
Maker
E.R. Squibb & Sons
Material
metal: yellow; brown
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-6
Temporary Location
On display "Doctor's Treatment Room c1930" at Museum of Health Care 20 Feb 2016.
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