Johnson & Johnson No. 3 plain catgut ligatures in a box, which consists of two tubes with ligatures (a,b); each tube is a sealed, hollow glass tube that contains a folded five-foot length of ligature is sterile water; there is also a piece of printed paper in the tube around the ligature and agains…
Johnson & Johnson No. 3 plain catgut ligatures in a box, which consists of two tubes with ligatures (a,b); each tube is a sealed, hollow glass tube that contains a folded five-foot length of ligature is sterile water; there is also a piece of printed paper in the tube around the ligature and against the inner edges; these labels list the product information; both ends of the tubes are closed and rounded outwards; the tubes are stored in a paper-covered rectangular-shaped cardboard box with bottom (c) and lid (d); the bottom of the box has a closed bottom and four sides and open top; the inside base has three cotton-lined cardboard sections which hold the tubes apart from each other; the lid has a closed top and four sides and open bottom; the lid fits over and onto the bottom; there is an attached printed paper label on the top of the lid
Number Of Parts
a - ligatures - Size: Length 10.6 cm x Diam. 1.1 cm
b - ligatures - Size: Length 10.5 cm x Diam. 1.2 cm
c - box bottom - Size: Length 11.4 cm x Width 5.1 cm x Depth 1.6 cm
d - box lid - Size: Length 11.6 cm x Width 5.3 cm x Depth 1.6 cm
Collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for the Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
(a) The labels for both ligatures read, "CATGUT No. 3 // PLAIN // 5 FEET // Johnson & Johnson"; (d) the label on top of the box reads, "Johnson & Johnson // THREE STANDARD TUBES STERILE // CATGUT LIGATURES // PLAIN No. 3 // To sterilize exterior, these tubes may be boiled in water // Manufactured by Johnson & Johnson // NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., U.S.A."
Storage Room 0010
The glass tubes, ligatures and labels are complete and undamaged; the box bottom and lid both have tears at each corner; the outer label on the lid is fully legible; #2: case is falling apart.
Previous number #187; Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; ligature in tube 997.001.037 also came with and stored with this artifact; CD #3