Colgate Tooth Powder

The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are:
Combat tooth decay-- have cleaner, sweeter breath. Colgate Tooth powder's gentle polishing agent quickly removes dull dingy surface film reveals your teeth's natural brillance. Its rich, "foamy' action penetrates between the teeth, helps your brush remove tiny, decaying food particles, cause of much bad breath. And you'll love Colgate Tooth Powder's cool minty flavor.
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Object Name
oral hygiene product
tooth powder
date made
Colgate-Palmolive-Peet Company
Physical Description
metal (container material)
plastic (container material)
red (overall color)
yellow (overall color)
overall: 10.8 cm x 5.3 cm x 2.7 cm; 4 1/4 in x 2 1/16 in x 1 1/16 in
overall: 4 3/8 in x 2 1/8 in x 1 1/8 in; 11.1125 cm x 5.3975 cm x 2.8575 cm
place made
United States: New Jersey, Jersey City
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Dental Products
Beauty and Hygiene Products: Oral Care
Health & Medicine
Beauty and Health
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Beauty and Health
Beauty and Hygiene Products: Oral Care
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Michael R. Harris in memory of Everett Jackson
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