Peak Toothpaste with Baking Soda

Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
oral hygiene product
toothpaste
date made
1950s
maker
Colgate-Palmolive Company
Physical Description
aluminum (container material)
plastic (container material)
white (overall color)
green (overall color)
red (overall color)
blue (overall color)
sodium bicarbonate (drug active ingredients)
glycerin (drug active ingredients)
water (drug active ingredients)
calcium carbonate (drug active ingredients)
cellulose gum flavor (drug active ingredients)
sodium lauryl sulfate (drug active ingredients)
sodium lauroyl sarcosinate (drug active ingredients)
sodium benzoate (drug active ingredients)
titanium dioxide (drug active ingredients)
sodium saccharin (drug active ingredients)
cardboard (packaging material)
Measurements
overall: 3.4 cm x 11.9 cm x 2 cm; 1 5/16 in x 4 11/16 in x 13/16 in
overall: 2.6 cm x 12.2 cm x 3.2 cm; 1 in x 4 13/16 in x 1 1/4 in
overall: 1 1/4 in x 5 in x 1 in; 3.175 cm x 12.7 cm x 2.54 cm
place made
United States: New York, New York
ID Number
1988.0717.46
accession number
1988.0717
catalog number
1988.0717.46
subject
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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