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Dates
1963
1970
circa 1963
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
000001383 a-b
Description
A rectangular brown glass bottle (a) with threaded metal cap (b); bottle has a paper label on front and sides, and is 1/3 full of capsules
Accession Number
000001383 a-b
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drug Packaging
MM= Drugs -- vitamin supplement, prescription -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A rectangular brown glass bottle (a) with threaded metal cap (b); bottle has a paper label on front and sides, and is 1/3 full of capsules
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle
b - cap
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co., Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Brockville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1963
1970
circa 1963
Date Remarks
Based on lot number
Material
glass: brown
paper: cream; brown; orange; black
metal: red; white
Inscriptions
(a) Front: "100 S.G.C. No. 227 [printed] // 7 50 [handwritten] // ANATOLA // OLEOVITAMIN A // CAPSULES U.S.P. // 50,000 I.U. // NOTE: For Therapeutic Use // Only. // Anatola – Reg. T.M. // Stock 7-227-4 // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. // BROCKVILLE, ONTARIO [printed] // L [encircle] R 204 B – HB [stamped]"; right side: "For the treatment of Vitamin A deficiencies. // ADULT DOSE – 1 capsule daily, or as directed // by the physician. // Keep Bottle Securely Closed In a Cool, Dry // Place. [printed]"; left side: right side repeated in French; bottom: "3 // 75 1 [embossed]"; (b) "P D [embossed]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-4 Box 2 Row B
Length
a - 10.2 cm
Width
a - 4.4 cm
Depth
a - 3.2 cm b - 1.0 cm
Diameter
b - 3.0 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Label yellowing; 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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Crysto-Vibex ampoules

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Dates
1938
circa 1938
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
000001215 a-j
Description
(a) Cardboard box in which is (b) another cardboard box in which are (c) a one-page leaflet containing product information, (d) a dull metal blade for scratching glass ampoules and (e-j) six cardboard boxes, sealed, presumably containing ampoules; outer box has a round fluorescent orange sticker an…
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Accession Number
000001215 a-j
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drug Packaging
MM= Drugs -- vitamin supplement, prescription -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- ampoule
Description
(a) Cardboard box in which is (b) another cardboard box in which are (c) a one-page leaflet containing product information, (d) a dull metal blade for scratching glass ampoules and (e-j) six cardboard boxes, sealed, presumably containing ampoules; outer box has a round fluorescent orange sticker and a square white sticker on the bottom.
Number Of Parts
10
Part Names
a - outer box
b - inner box
c - leaflet
d - blade
e-j - ampoule box
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co.
Site Made (City)
Detroit
Site Made (State)
Michigan
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1938
circa 1938
Date Remarks
Listed in Parke-Davis Lot Numbering system
Material
cardboard: beige; red; white
paper: beige; white; black; orange; blue
metal:silver
Inscriptions
(a) Front: "X27 12.0 // 1/2 Doz. 1 cc. Size No. 180 // GLASEPTIC AMPOULES // CRYSTO-VIBEX // Reg. U.S. Pat. Off. // Each 1 cc. contains // 1 MGM. VITAMIN B1 ["1" subscripted] // CRYSTALLINE // (THIAMIN CHLORIDE) // equivalent to not less than // 300 INTERNATIONAL UNITS // (about 600 Sherman units) // in normal salt solution. // Contains Chloretone // (Chloroform derivative) 0.5% // PARKE, DAVIS & CO."; right side: "Use enclosed marker to scratch the ampoule // at the constriction. Break by gentle pressure. // SCRATCH HERE // Printed by // Parke, Davis & Co. // Detroit, Mich."; back: "Crysto-Vibex // is indicated in // cases of Vitamin // B1 deficiency. // AVERAGE DOSE – 1 CC."; left side: "This solution presents the pure // crystalline Vitamin B1, free from pro- // teids, lipoids, and sugars. Standard- // ized for chemical purity and by // biological methods"; top: "PARKE, DAVIS & CO. // LABORATORIES: // DETROIT, U.S.A. // WALKERVILLE, CANADA // LONDON, ENGLAND // SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA // C729827"; bottom: "CRYSTO-VIBEX // 1 MGM. CRYSTALLINE // VITAM [illeg.] // [illeg.] DE // [illeg.] MPOULES No. 180 // P 1H9"; (c) "To the Medical Profession // CRYSTO-VIBEX // AMPOULES // CRYSTALLINE VITAMIN B1 // (Thiamin Chloride) // Parke-Davis Crysto-Vibex Ampoules contain pure, crystal- // line Vitamin B1 in normal salt solution. // Clinical Indications // [text follows] // Dosage // [text follows] // Package Information // [text follows] // PARKE, DAVIS MEDICAMENTA VERA P D & Co. & COMPANY // WALKERVILLE, ONTARIO // WL Rev. 9-37 – 599 // Printed by Parke, Davis & Co., Walkerville, Ont."; (e-j) top: "1 CC. Size GLASEPTIC AMPOULE NO. 180 // CRYSTO-VIBEX // 1 Mgm. Vitamin B1 Crystalline (THIAMIN CHLORIDE)"; front: "1 MILLIGRAM // 300 INTERNATIONAL UNITS"; bottom: "PARKE, DAVIS & CO. // Printed by Parke, Davis & Co., Detroit, Mich."; back: "Contains Choretone (Chloroform // derivative) 0.5%"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-5 Box 3 Row E
Dimension Notes
a - outer box - Size: Length 6.3 cm x Width 4.1 cm x Depth 3.0 cm
b - inner box - Size: Length 6.0 cm x Width 3.9 cm x Depth 2.7 cm
c - leaflet - Size: Length 16.3 cm x Width 10.0 cm
d - blade - Size: Length 5.0 cm x Width 0.8 cm
e-j - ampoule box - Size: Length 5.7 cm x Width 1.1 cm x Depth 1.1 cm
Condition Remarks
Outer and inner boxes yellowed; outer box dirty; leaflet very yellowed, text fading; blade corroded; ampoule boxes slightly yellowed
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
Images
Less detail
Dates
1972
circa 1972
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Metabolic and Endocrine
Accession Number
000001478 a-b
Description
A rectangular brown glass bottle (a) with a threaded metal cap (b); bottle has a paper label on front and sides and is 2/3 full of capsules; top 1/3 and neck are stuffed with cotton.
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Accession Number
000001478 a-b
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Metabolic and Endocrine
MeSH Heading
Menopause
Estrogen Replacement Therapy
MM= Drugs -- hormones -- container
MM= Drugs -- vitamin supplement, prescription -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A rectangular brown glass bottle (a) with a threaded metal cap (b); bottle has a paper label on front and sides and is 2/3 full of capsules; top 1/3 and neck are stuffed with cotton.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle - Size: Length 9.6 cm x Width 4.2 cm x Depth 5.2 cm
b - cap - Size: Depth 1.0 cm x Diam. 3.5 cm
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co., Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Brockville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1972
circa 1972
Date Remarks
Based on lot number
Material
paper: green; red
metal: red; white
glass: brown
Inscriptions
(a) Front: "Pr 60 No. 398 // KAPSEALS® // ELDEC® // VITAMIN–MINERAL– // HORMONE SUPPLEMENT // Usual Dose – 3 capsules daily. Women // interrupt for seven days monthly. // [dosage repeated in French] // Parke, Davis & Co., Ltd., Brockville, Ont. // PARKE-DAVIS // Stock 15-398-213"; right side: "Lot CG151 Expiration Date: Aug. 1974 [stamped] // EACH CAPSULE REPRESENTS: // Methyl Testosterone [25 dots] 1.67 mg. // Theelin (Oestrone) [26 dots] 0.167 mg. // Taka-Diastase® (Aspergillus Oryzae Enzymes) . . . . 20 mg. // Pancreatin [29 dots] 133.3 mg. // Vitamin B12 ["12" subscr.] [31 dots] 1 mcg. // Folic Acid [32 dots] 0.1 mg. // Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid) [20 dots] 33.3 mg. // Vitamin A (as the Acetate) [18 dots] 1667 I.U. // Vitamin B1 ["1" subscr.] (Thiamine Mononitrate) [12 dots] 0.67 mg. // Riboflavin (Vitamin B2 ["2" subscr.]) [22 dots] 0.67 mg. // Vitamin B6 ["6" subscr.] [34 dots] 0.5 mg // Niacinamide [32 dots] 16.7 mg. // d-Pantothenic Acid* [28 dots] 5 mg. // *Supplied as dl-Panthenol. The significance of this vitamin // in human nutrition is not yet established. // (See balance of formula on opposite panel.)"; left side: "EACH CAPSULE REPRESENTS: // Iron, Fer (as Ferrous Sulphate) [19 dots] 5 mg. // Choline Bitartrate [27 dots] 6.67 mg. // Iodine (as Potassium Iodide) [21 dots] 0.05 mg. // Calcium (as the Carbonate) [18 dots] 45 mg. // L-Lysine Monohydrochloride [26 dots] 66.7 mg. // dl-Methionine [31 dots] 16.7 mg. // (See balance of formula on opposite panel.) // Protect from moisture and excessive heat. // Garder à l'abri de l'humidité et de la chaleur excessive. // The blue capsule with contrasting blue band is a // Parke-Davis trademark"; bottom: "100 0 // 3 [embossed]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-4 Box 2 Row A
Condition Remarks
Label peeling slightly at bottom edge; 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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Kapseals Amphedase

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Dates
1954
1960
circa 1954-1960
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Psychiatry
Accession Number
000001384 a-b
Description
A rectangular brown glass bottle (a) with threaded metal cap (b); bottle has a paper label on front and sides, and is half full of capsules.
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Accession Number
000001384 a-b
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Psychiatry
MeSH Heading
MM= Drugs -- vitamin supplement, prescription -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Mental Health
Mental Health -- illness -- depression
Mental Health -- illness -- mood disorders
Mental Health -- illness -- substance abuse
Mental Health -- psychiatry
Mental Health -- treatment -- drugs
Mental Health -- treatment -- drugs -- antidepressant
Mental Health -- treatment -- rehabilitation
Description
A rectangular brown glass bottle (a) with threaded metal cap (b); bottle has a paper label on front and sides, and is half full of capsules.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle
b - cap
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis.
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co., Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1954
1960
circa 1954-1960
Date Remarks
Based on lot number
Material
glass: brown
paper: beige; red; black
metal: black; grey
Inscriptions
(a) Front: "Pr 100 No. 392 // KAPSEALS® // AMPHEDASE // TRADEMARK // EACH KAPSEAL // REPRESENTS: // Dextro-Amphetamine // Sulplhate 2.5 mg. // Niacinamide 25 mg. // Thiamine // Hydrochloride 5 mg. // Ascorbic Acid 50 mg. // Taka-Diastase 300 mg. // (Aspergillus Oryzae // Enzymes) // DISPENSE IN GLASS // L E 280 A // Stock 15-392-4 // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. // WALKERVILLE, ONTARIO"; right side: "DOSE – Adults, 1 Kapseal three times daily, or // as directed by the physician. // NOTE: For Therapeutic Use Only. // 5 50 "; left side: CAUTION – Preparations containing Amphetamine // should be administered with caution to individuals // with hypertension or cardiovascular disease and are // contraindicated in Patients manifesting anxiety, hy- // perexcitability or undue restlessness."; bottom: "3 // D // 9600 // 2"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-4 Box 2 Row B
Length
a - 9.7 cm
Width
a - 4.3 cm
Depth
a - 2.8 cm b - 1.1 cm
Diameter
b - 2.4 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Label yellowing, dirty, fading and tattered at edges; cap corroded around edge
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
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Synkamin ampoules

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Dates
1953
circa 1953
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
Accession Number
000001296 a-g
Description
Four cardboard boxes (c-f), sealed, presumably holding ampoules, in a cardboard box (b) inside another cardboard box (a) along with a dull blade (g); outer box has a round fluorescent orange sticker and a rectangular white sticker on the bottom. Two glass ampoules (h-i); on each is a paper label wi…
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Accession Number
000001296 a-g
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
MeSH Heading
Vitamin K
Blood Coagulation
MM= Drugs -- vitamin supplement, prescription -- container
Description
Four cardboard boxes (c-f), sealed, presumably holding ampoules, in a cardboard box (b) inside another cardboard box (a) along with a dull blade (g); outer box has a round fluorescent orange sticker and a rectangular white sticker on the bottom. Two glass ampoules (h-i); on each is a paper label with printing in red ink.
Number Of Parts
7
Part Names
a - outer box - Size: Length 6.4 cm x Width 4.2 cm x Depth 3.0 cm
b - inner box - Size: Length 6.1 cm x Width 3.9 cm x Depth 2.7 cm
c - ampoule box - Size: Length 6.0 cm x Width 1.1 cm x Depth 1.1 cm
d - ampoule box - Size: Length 6.0 cm x Width 1.1 cm x Depth 1.1 cm
e - ampoule box - Size: Length 6.0 cm x Width 1.1 cm x Depth 1.1 cm
f - ampoule box - Size: Length 6.0 cm x Width 1.1 cm x Depth 1.1 cm
g - blade - Size: Length 5.0 cm x Width 0.6 cm
h - ampoule - Size:
i - ampoule - Size:
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co., Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1953
circa 1953
Date Remarks
Based on lot number
Material
cardboard: cream; red
metal: silver
paper: white; orange; blue
Inscriptions
(a) Front: "1/2 Doz. 1 c.c. Size No. 199 // AMPOULES // SYNKAMIN // VITAMIN K // 1 MG. [printed] // 1 76 ["76" superscr.] 30¢/amp. [handwritten] // (As the hydrochloride) // EACH CC. CONTAINS: 1 mg. of 4-amino-2-methyl-a- // naphthol (as the dydro- // chloride.) // (Equivalent to 1.1 mg. // Menadione) // Contains 0.2% of sodium // bisulphite as a preservative. // PROTECT FROM LIGHT // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. // WALKERVILLE, ONTARIO"; right side: "Use enclosed marker to scratch the ampoule // at the constriction. Break by gentle pressure. // [line drawing of an ampoule with an arrow indicating constriction] // SCRATCH HERE"; back: "NOTE: // FOR THERAPEUTIC // USE ONLY // DOSE – As directed by // the physician. // Information regarding // dosage and use will be // supplied to physicians // upon request."; left side: "Parke, Davis & Co.'s // brand of ampoules // assures the physician // that the sterile solu- // tions, accurately com- // pounded and uniform in // character, are main- // tained in a type of glass // that properly preserves // their essential char- // acteristics. // [logo, see sketch on accession sheet] // STOCK NO. 3-199-6"; top: "1/2 Doz. No. 199 // AMPOULES // SYNKAMIN // REGISTERED TRADEMARK // 1 MG. [printed] // L [encircled] D 221 M [stamped]"; bottom: "1/2 Doz. No. 199 // [illeg.] // S [illeg.] N // 1 MG. [printed] // JW [handwritten]";(c-f) front: "1 cc. Size Ampoule No. 199 // SYNKAMIN // VITAMIN K // 1 MG. "; bottom: "NOTE: For Therapeutic Use Only. // FOR PARENTERAL USE // PROTECT FROM LIGHT"; back: "Each ampoule contains sufficient excess to permit // withdrawal and administration of 1 cc. // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. // WALKERVILLE, ONTARIO"; top: "Each cc. contains 1 mg. of 4-amino-2-methyl-1- // naphthol (as the hydrochloride). // (Equivalent to 1.1 mg. Menadione) // Preservative: 0.2% sodium bisulphite"; right side: logo, see sketch on accession sheet; left side: same as right side.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-3 Row F
Condition Remarks
Box is water damaged; ink has run, and inner box is water marked; ampoule boxes are stained with ink from outer box; blade is corroded
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Artefact
Reference Comments
Artefact #000001230
Research Facts
Could have been used to help blood clotting; in pill form, Synkamin was used for prophylaxis and correction of hypoprothrombinemia.
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Synkamin ampoules box

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Dates
1967
circa 1967
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
000001448
Description
A cardboard box with a paper label pasted over front, top and back; box has a rectangular white sticker on the bottom.
Accession Number
000001448
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Vitamin K
Blood Coagulation
MM= Drugs -- vitamin supplement, prescription -- container
Description
A cardboard box with a paper label pasted over front, top and back; box has a rectangular white sticker on the 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
1967
circa 1967
Date Remarks
Based on lot number
Material
cardboard: cream
paper: white; black; red
Inscriptions
Front: "25 1 CC. No. 199 // AMPOULES // SYNKAMIN // VITAMIN K // 1 MG. PER CC. // (as the Hydrochloride) // PROTECT FROM LIGHT // Stock 3-199-25 // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. // BROCKVILLE, ONTARIO"; top: "25 1 CC. No. 199 // AMPOULES // SYNKAMIN // 1 MG. PER CC. // (as the Hydrochloride) // PROTECT FROM LIGHT // Synkamin–Reg. T.M. // Stock 3-199-25 [printed] // Expiration Date: Aug. 1970 // L [encircled] W 138 H [stamped] // DNA [crossed oout] // RLY // X [handwritten over printed text]"; back: "For prophylaxis and treatment of hypoprothrom- // binemia attributable to a deficiency of vitamin K. // Each cc. contains 1 mg. of 4-amino-2- // methyl-1-naphthol (as the hydrochloride), // with 0.2% Sodium Bisulphite as a // preservative. // NOTE: For Therapeutic Use Only. // DOSE – 1 to 5 cc. intravenously, intra- // muscularly or subcutaneously. See en- // closed circular."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-5 Row E
Dimension Notes
Length 5.6 cm x Width 5.6 cm x Depth 5.6 cm
Condition Remarks
Label is yellowing; no other apparent problems
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
Less detail
Dates
1976
circa 1976
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
Accession Number
000001401 a-b
Description
A rectangular plastic bottle (a) with threaded metal cap (b); bottle has a paper label on front and sides, a round white sticker with text and a round fluorescent orange sticker on the back, and is ½ full of capsules.
Accession Number
000001401 a-b
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
MeSH Heading
Anemia -- drug therapy
MM= Drugs -- vitamin supplement, prescription -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A rectangular plastic bottle (a) with threaded metal cap (b); bottle has a paper label on front and sides, a round white sticker with text and a round fluorescent orange sticker on the back, and is ½ full of capsules.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle
b - cap
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis Canada & 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
plastic: white
metal: red; white
paper: white; red; blue
Inscriptions
(a) Front: "100 No. 638 // FILMSEAL™ // TABRON™ // EACH TABLET REPRESENTS: // Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid) 500 mg. // Vitamin B1 (thiamine Mononitrate) 6 mg. // Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin) 6 mg. // Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine Hydrochloride) 5 mg. // Vitamin B12 (Cyanocobalamin) 25 mcg. // Folic Acid 1 mg. // Niacinamide 30 mg. // d-Pantothenic Acid* 9.2 mg. // VItamin E (dl-alpha Tocopheryl Acetate) 30 I.U. // Iron** 100 mg. // Dioctyl Sodium Sulfosuccinate 50 mg. // *As Calcium Pantothenate // ** As Ferrous Fumarate TM - Trademark // DIN 230871 // PARKE-DAVIS // Stock 25-638-4"; right side: "Expiry Date: Apr. 1979 (L) GF181 // [illeg.] // 1994 // [illeg. handwritten text] // HEMATINIC with VITAMINS and FECAL SOFTENER // For the treatment of iron deficiency anemia, and // folate deficiency. // Usual Dose–1 tablet daily. // NOTE: For therapeutic use only. // CAUTION: Keep out of reach of children. // Protect from moisture and excessive heat. // Parke, Davis & Company, Ltd., Brockville, Ontario"; left side: "7.84 // [printed text from right side repeated in French except last line]"; back: NOTE // These new brown tablets // replace the former maroon // tablets. The colour has changed, // but the content is the same. // [above 4 lines repeated in French] // PARKE-DAVIS"; bottom: "DPG // DRUG // PLASTICS // DPG-O-160"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-4 Box 5 Row B
Length
a - 10.0 cm
Width
a - 4.0 cm
Depth
a - 5.2 cm b - 1.2 cm
Diameter
b - 3.9 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Label yellowing; bottle is dirty; label and stickers are peeling; dirty white accretion on cap (probably the remains of an old sticker); some corrosion on cap where paint is scratched
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
Less detail
Dates
1957
circa 1957
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
Accession Number
000001387
Description
A cylindrical clear plastic bottle with a plastic stopper; bottle has a paper label around circumference, and is half full of capsules
Accession Number
000001387
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
MeSH Heading
Anemia -- drug therapy
MM= Drugs -- vitamin supplement, prescription -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A cylindrical clear plastic bottle with a plastic stopper; bottle has a paper label around circumference, and is half full of capsules
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co., Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1957
circa 1957
Date Remarks
Based on lot number
Material
plastic: clear; translucent white; red
paper: cream; red
Inscriptions
Front: "PROFESSIONAL SAMPLE // KAPSEALS // VENTRILEX // 6 No. 387 // Indicated for the treatment of // certain deficiency anemias. // NOTE: For Therapeutic // Use Only. // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. // WALKERVILLE, ONTARIO [printed] // L [encircled] C 129 A [stamped]"; back: "EACH KAPSEAL REPRESENTS: // Concentrated Extract // of Stomach . . . 0.3 Gm. // Liver Concentrate . 0.1 Gm. // Vitamin B12 ["12" subscr.] . 10 micrograms // Folic Acid . . . . . 2 mg. // Ferrous Sulphate // (3 gr.) 0.2 Gm. // Ascorbic Acid . . . . 50 mg. // DOSE – 2 or 3 Kapseals three // times daily, as directed by // the physician."; top: "P D & Co. [monogramme, letters interlaced] [embossed]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-6 Box 3 Row D
Dimension Notes
Length 5.8 cm x Diam. 2.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Label yellowing, dirty; stopper dusty
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
Less detail
Dates
1960
circa 1960
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
000001381 a-b
Description
A rectangular brown glass bottle (a) with threaded metal cap (b); bottle has a paper label on front and sides, a round fluorescent orange sticker on the back, and is half full of capsules
Accession Number
000001381 a-b
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drug Packaging
MM= Drugs -- vitamin supplement, prescription -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A rectangular brown glass bottle (a) with threaded metal cap (b); bottle has a paper label on front and sides, a round fluorescent orange sticker on the back, and is half full of capsules
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle
b - cap
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co., Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Brockville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1960
circa 1960
Date Remarks
Based on lot number
Material
glass: brown
paper: white; red; black
metal: red; white
Inscriptions
(a) Front: "100 S.G.C. No. 226 // VIDEROL® // VITAMINS D and E // with DESICOL // S.G. Capsules // DOSE – 1 to 2 cap- // sules three times // daily or as directed // by the physician. // NOTE: For Thera- // peutic Use Only. // Viderol – Registered // Trade Mark // Stock 7-226-4 // PARKE, DAVIS & CO. LTD. // BROCKVILLE, ONTARIO [printed] // L [encircled] L 165 K-EH [stamped]"; right side: "CAUTION – Vitamin D // in high dosage should // be administered with // caution to elderly per- // sons, and those with // kidney disease, sensi- // tive colon or arterio- // sclerosis. Treatment // should be discontinued // if nausea, vomiting or // frequency of urination occur. // The vitamin D is sup- // plied as visterol and // the vitamin E as mixed // tocopherols, derived // from vegetable oils. // Desicol is desiccated // whole fresh bile, // P.D. & Co. // Keep Bottle Securely Closed in // a Cool, Dry Place. // Medical literature avail- // able to physicians on // request. [printed] // 1960 [handwritten]"; left side: "100 S.G.C. No. 226 // VIDEROL® // VITAMINS D and E // with DESICOL // S.G. Capsules // EACH CAPSULE CONTAINS: // Vitamin D // 50,000 Int. Units // *Vitamin E // 37b Int. Units // Desicol . . . 150 mg. // *Mixed Tocopherols // Concentrate N.F., 50 // mg. The significance // of this vitamin in // human nutrition is // not yet established. // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. // BROCKVILLE, ONTARIO [printed] // 8.50 [handwritten, underlined]"; bottom: "1 D D // 150 6 [embossed]"; (b) "PD & Co [monogramme with letters interlaced] [embossed]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-4 Box 2 Row A
Length
a - 12.6 cm
Width
a - 4.0 cm
Depth
a - 4.8 cm b - 1.0 cm
Diameter
b - 3.3 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Label yellowing; large scratch in paint on cap, with corrosion forming
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
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