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Bi-Sulph. Mercury

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Dates
1900
circa 1900
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
996001165
Description
Large clear glass cylindrical bottle; wide cylindrical neck with cork stopper; contents in bottle; two paper labels on one side of bottle
Accession Number
996001165
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Mercury Compounds
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Large clear glass cylindrical bottle; wide cylindrical neck with cork stopper; contents in
bottle; two paper labels on one side of bottle
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection; purchased from Goodrich, USA,
in Oct. 1993
Maker
McClure, Walker & Gibson
Site Made (City)
Albany
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1900
circa 1900
Material
glass: clear
paper: cream
cork: brown
Inscriptions
Bi-sulph. Mercury // McClure, Walker & Gibson // Wholesale Druggists // Albany, N.Y. 15 &
17 Norton St.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A
Dimension Notes
Length: 15.9 cm. x Diam. 5.8 cm.
Condition Remarks
Paper labels discoloured and slightly brittled
Copy Type
Original
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mercury bichloride antiseptic tablets

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Dates
1946
circa 1946
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
000001303 a-b
Description
A cylindrical amber glass bottle (a); neck is threaded but there is a cork (b) in the lip; the cork is smaller than the opening, so the tablets are contained by paper stuffed into the opening; bottle is 3/4 full of coffin-shaped tablets and has a paper label on the front.
Accession Number
000001303 a-b
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Disinfectants
Poisons
Mercury Compounds
Product Packaging
Description
A cylindrical amber glass bottle (a); neck is threaded but there is a cork (b) in the lip; the cork is smaller than the opening, so the tablets are contained by paper stuffed into the opening; bottle is 3/4 full of coffin-shaped tablets and has a paper label on the front.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle - Size: Length 14.9 cm x Diam. 7.2 cm
b - cork - Size: Length 3.7 cm x Diam. 3.6 cm
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co.
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1946
circa 1946
Date Remarks
Based on lot number
Material
paper: white; blue; black; red
glass: amber
cork: brown
Inscriptions
(a) Front: Skull & crossbones shown on upper right and left corners of label; "500 C.T. 623 // MERCURY BICHLORIDE // ANTISEPTIC TABLETS, // SPECIAL // POISON [printed over a picture of a coffin] // MERCURIC Chloride Corrosive, 8 3/4 grains // FOR EXTERNAL USE ONLY // 1:1000 – Dissolve one tablet in 1 Imperial pint of water. // 1:2000 – Dissolve one tablet in 2 Imperial pints of water. // 1:4000 – Dissolve one tablet in 4 Imperial pints of water. // CAUTION–These tablets are poisonous and should // be dispensed only with the greatest precaution. Use poison // label and mark: "FOR EXTERNAL USE ONLY." // POISON // ANTIDOTES.–White of eggs or milk in large quantity // followed by an emetic. [printed] // C768542 [stamped] // PARKE, DAVIS & CO. // WALKERVILLE, ONTARIO"; bottom: "D // 400 // 4 [embossed]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-9 Row D
Condition Remarks
Bottle is dirty; label on bottle is yellowing, dirty, and has two black stains at the top edge; cork is stained but otherwise sound
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
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mercury biniodide

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Dates
1890
1920
circa 1890-1920
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
1978.12.8
Description
A glass bottle, corked, half-filled with red powder non-toxic poster paint powder, and with two paper labels affixed.
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Accession Number
1978.12.8
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Disinfection
Disinfectants
Mercury Compounds
Description
A glass bottle, corked, half-filled with red powder non-toxic poster paint powder, and with two paper labels affixed.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. J.W. Scott.
Maker
Baird & Tatlock, Ltd.
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1890
1920
circa 1890-1920
Material
glass: clear
cork: brown
Inscriptions
Printed on the top paper label: "BAIRD & TATLOCK (LONDON) LTD. // Mercury Biniodide // [illeg.] CROSS STREET HATTON GARDENS"; printed on bottom label, "POISON"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-4 Box 4 Row D
Length
11.6 cm
Diameter
5.5 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Toxic substance; label torn.
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Mercury biniodide is also known as mercuric iodide and is a germicide.
Exhibit History
Workers Arts & Heritage Centre exhibit: "Life . . . or a Living?"; L-2005.7, returned Jan. 2013
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mercury iodide pills

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Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
Accession Number
1980.18.228
Description
A cylindrical bottle with rounded shoulders and a wide neck ending in a large lip and closed with a cork; shield-shaped paper label.
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Accession Number
1980.18.228
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
MeSH Heading
Syphilis -- drug therapy
Mercury Compounds
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A cylindrical bottle with rounded shoulders and a wide neck ending in a large lip and closed with a cork; shield-shaped paper label.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
John Wyeth & Brothers, Inc.
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
glass: amber
cork: brown
paper: brown; black
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "GELATINE-COATED PILL // Mercury Iodide, Yellow // JOHN WYETH & BROTHERS, INC. // PHILADELPHIA // Made in Canada"; embossed on bottom: "Wyeth 107".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-5 Box 2 Row B
Dimension Notes
Length 8.6 cm x Diam. 4.3 cm
Condition Remarks
Parts of label are torn
Copy Type
Original
Images
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mercury with chalk

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Dates
1949
circa 1949
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
Accession Number
000001493
Description
A cylindrical brown glass bottle with a threaded metal cap wrapped in translucent paper; bottle has a paper label on front and sides, and a rectangular white sticker on the bottom (on wrapper).
Accession Number
000001493
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
MeSH Heading
Syphilis -- drug therapy
Cathartics
Constipation -- drug therapy
Mercury Compounds
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A cylindrical brown glass bottle with a threaded metal cap wrapped in translucent paper; bottle has a paper label on front and sides, and a rectangular white sticker on the bottom (on wrapper).
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Company, Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1949
circa 1949
Date Remarks
Based on lot number
Material
paper: white; red; cream; blue; translucent yellow-brown
metal: black; silver
glass: brown
Inscriptions
Front: "100 T.T. No. 741 // MERCURY // WITH CHALK // B.P. // TABLET // TRITURATES // ½ GRAIN // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. // WALKERVILLE, ONTARIO [printed] // 50"; right side: "DOSE – As directed by the // physician."; left side: " // "Medicamenta Vera" in- // dicates devotion to truth // in the manufacture and // testing of medicinal // products."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-5 Box 1 Row E
Dimension Notes
Length 7.2 cm x Width 3.1 cm x Depth 2.2 cm
Condition Remarks
Paper wrapper torn in numerous places; sticker on bottom is peeling
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
Research Facts
Also called "blue mass"
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Yellow Oxide Mercury Ophthalmic Ointment No. 26

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Dates
1977
circa 1977
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
Accession Number
000001198 a-c
Description
A foil tube (b) with information printed directly on it, sealed with a conical plastic cap (c); tube is in a cardboard box (a), opened at one end; box has a price tag on it.
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Accession Number
000001198 a-c
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
MeSH Heading
Ointments
Ophthalmology
Mercury Compounds
MM= Drugs -- anti-biotics -- container
MM= Drugs -- topical -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container
Description
A foil tube (b) with information printed directly on it, sealed with a conical plastic cap (c); tube is in a cardboard box (a), opened at one end; box has a price tag on it.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - box - Size: Length 8.2 cm x Width 2.0 cm x Depth 1.6 cm
b - tube - Size: Length 6.0 cm x Diam. 1.2 cm
c - cap - Size: Length 1.4 cm x Diam. 1.0 cm
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
plastic: black
cardboard: white; green
metal: silver; white; green
Inscriptions
(a) Top: "3.5 GRAMS No. 26 // YELLOW OXIDE MERCURY OPHTHALMIC OINTMENT, 1% // The base used differs from that of the B.P.C. // Stock 18-26-139 // DIN 155721 PARKE-DAVIS (L) HH 141"; front: "STERILE OINTMENT // For the treatment of eye inflammation. // Directions – Apply once or twice daily as directed // by the physician."; back: front translated into French; bottom: "POISON // Parke, Davis & Company, Ltd., Brockville, [illeg.] // DT // OUR PRICE // $2.35"; left side: "3.5 GRAMS // YELLOW OXIDE // MERCURY // OPHTHALMIC // OINTMENT, 1%"; right side: identical to left side; (b) front: "3.5 GRAMS No. 26 // YELLOW OXIDE // MERCURY // OPHTHALMIC // OINTMENT, 1% // The base used differs // from that of the B.P.C. // POISON // PARKE, DAVIS & Company Ltd. // Brockville, Ontario // PARKE-DAVIS // Stock 18-26-139 // DIN 155721"; back: "STERILE OINTMENT // For the treatment of eye inflammation. // Directions – Apply once // or twice daily as directed // by the physician. // [last 6 lines translated into French] // Lot No. // on tube fold. // Printed in U.S.A. // HH 141"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-8 Row F
Condition Remarks
Box yellowed, dirty; remains of an old sticker on front; no apparent problems with tube or cap
Copy Type
Original
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
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Yellow Oxide Mercury Ophthalmic Ointment No. 26

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Dates
1977
circa 1977
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
Accession Number
000001465 a-c
Description
A foil tube (b) with a threaded plastic cap (c) in a cardboard box (a); the box has a price sticker on the back
  1 image  
Accession Number
000001465 a-c
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
MeSH Heading
Ointments
Ophthalmology
Mercury Compounds
MM= Drugs -- topical -- container
Description
A foil tube (b) with a threaded plastic cap (c) in a cardboard box (a); the box has a price sticker on the back
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - box - Size: Length 7.9 cm x Width 1.9 cm x Depth 1.6 cm
b - tube - Size: Length 7.0 cm x Diam. 1.2 cm
c - cap - Size: Depth 1.5 cm x Diam. 1.0 cm
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Company, Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Brockville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1977
circa 1977
Date Remarks
Based on lot number
Material
paper: blue; white
plastic: black
metal: silver; white; green
cardboard: green; black; white
Inscriptions
(a) Top: "3.5 GRAMS No. 26 // YELLOW OXIDE MERCURY OPHTHALMIC OINTMENT, 1% // The base used differs from that of the B.P.C. // Stock 18-26-139 // DIN 155721 PARKE-DAVIS [printed] (L) HH141"; front: "STERILE OINTMENT // For the treatment of eye inflammation. // Directions – Apply once or twice daily as directed // by the physician"; bottom: POISON // Parke, Davis & Company, Ltd., Brockvill [illeg.] // DY DTH // OUR PRICE // 230"; back: front repeated in French; right side: "3.5 GRAMS // YELLOW OXIDE // MERCURY // OPHTHALMIC // OINTMENT, 1% "; left side: identical to right side; (b) front: "3.5 GRAMS No. 26 // YELLOW OXIDE // MERCURY // OPHTHALMIC // OINTMENT, 1% // The base used differs // from that of the B.P.C. // POISON // Parke, Davis & Company, Ltd. // Brockville, Ontario // PARKE-DAVIS // Stock 18-26-139 // DIN 155721"; back: "STERILE OINTMENT // for the treatment of // eye inflammation. // Directions – Apply once // or twice daily as directed // by the physician. // [above 6 lines repeated in French] // Lot No. // on tube fold. // Printed in U.S.A. // HH 141"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-8 Row F
Condition Remarks
Box is somewhat dirty; price sticker peeling; no apparent problems with tube
Copy Type
Original
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
Images
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