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Bal in Oil ampoule

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Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
995003077
Description
Glass vial of Bal in oil which consists of a hollow cylindrical glass vial which has a flat, sealed and round bottom and tapers to a sealed point at the top; sealed into the vial is a clear oil; there is also a paper label attached to the outside which has written information about the contents of …
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Accession Number
995003077
Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Poisoning -- drug therapy
MM= Drugs -- anti-toxins, toxins, toxoids, sera -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- ampoule
Description
Glass vial of Bal in oil which consists of a hollow cylindrical glass vial which has a flat, sealed and round bottom and tapers to a sealed point at the top; sealed into the vial is a clear oil; there is also a paper label attached to the outside which has written information about the contents of the vial.
Number Of Parts
1
Maker
Connaught Medical Research Laboratories
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Material
glass: clear
Bal in oil: clear
paper: off-white
Inscriptions
Paper label on the vial reads, "Bal in Oil // 10 // (10% Bal in Peanut Oil containing 20% Benzyl Benzoate) // 3 cc // Lot 1-1 // Connaught Medical Research Laboratories // University of Toronto, Toronto, Can."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A-3 Box 1
Dimension Notes
Length: 6.2 cm. x Width: 1.5 cm.
Condition Remarks
Vial was dirty and dusty; the top right corner of the paper label is torn and missing; the glass is sealed and the Bal in oil is intact
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail
Dates
1952
circa 1952
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
Accession Number
000001445 a-c
Description
A cylindrical brown glass vial (b) sealed with a metal cap moulded over vial lip and neck, in a cardboard box (a) with a paper leaflet (c); vial has a paper label around circumference and is full of fluid; box has a round, fluorescent orange sticker on the back and a square white sticker on the bot…
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Accession Number
000001445 a-c
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
MeSH Heading
Adrenal Cortex Diseases
MM= Drugs -- hormones -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- vial
Description
A cylindrical brown glass vial (b) sealed with a metal cap moulded over vial lip and neck, in a cardboard box (a) with a paper leaflet (c); vial has a paper label around circumference and is full of fluid; box has a round, fluorescent orange sticker on the back and a square white sticker on the bottom.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - box
b - vial
c - leaflet
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
Based on lot number
Material
glass: brown
metal: silver
paper: cream; red; black; orange; white
ink: brown
Inscriptions
(a) Front: "10 CC. S-V No. 20 // STERI-VIAL // ESCHATIN // REGISTERED TRADEMARK // SUPRARENAL // CORTEX EXTRACT // Each 1 cc. contains // 50 dog units. // Contains // 0.5% Phenol // STOCK No. 35-20-1 // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. // WALKERVILLE, ONTARIO"; right side: "A standardized Extract of the edrenal // cortex hormone. // "Steri-Vial" designates certain sterile multiple dose // packages supplied by Parke, Davis & Company. // KEEP IN A COOL PLACE, // PREFERABLY IN A REFRIGERATOR"; back: "PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. // LABORATORIES // WALKERVILLE, ONTARIO // BRANCHES // MONTREAL TORONTO WINNIPEG"; left side: "The word Eschatin (derived from the // Greek meaning // "cortex") designates the cortical hor- // mone as manufactured by Parke, Davis & Co."; top: "10 CC. // STERI-VIAL // ESCHATIN"; bottom: "J W"; (b) front: "10 CC. S-C No. 20 // STERI-VIAL // ESCHATIN // REGISTERED TRADEMARK // SUPRARENAL // CORTEX EXTRACT // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD // WALKERVILLE, ONTARIO // L C 308 A"; back: "A standardized extract of the // adrenal cortex hormone. // each cc. contains 50 dog units. // Contains 0.5% Phenol // KEEP IN A COOL PLACE, PREFER- // ABLY IN A REFRIGERATOR."; bottom: "T.C.W. CO. // 7 // U.S.A."; (c) To the Medical Profession // ESCHATIN // THERAPEUTIC APPLICATION // [text follows] // DOSAGE // [text follows] // GENERAL DISCUSSION // [text follows] // PHARMACOLOGY // [text follows] // PACKAGES //[text follows] // BIBLIOGRAPHY // [text follows] // PARKE, DAVIS & COMPANY, LTD. // WALKERVILLE, ONTARIO // W. L. Rev. 3–48"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-3 Row F
Dimension Notes
a - box - Size: Length 5.7 cm x Width 2.9 cm x Depth 2.9 cm
b - vial - Size: Length 5.3 cm x Diam. 2.6 cm
c - leaflet (unfolded) - Size: Length 15.1 cm x Width 10.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Box yellowing, dented, scuffed, and dirty; top flap has been torn and repaired with tape; no apparent problems with vial; leaflet yellowed with some dirt at top.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
artefact
Reference Comments
leaflet with artefact
Research Facts
Extract of the adrenal cortex; treats Addison's disease, shock, infectious disease, febrile disease, toxemia of pregnancy, and asthenia.
Images
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