Vanoxide - HC Vanishing Lotion

The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are:
an aid in the treatment of acne and oily skin
Currently not on view
Object Name
personal hygiene product
lotion, face, medicated
Physical Description
calcium phosphate (drug active ingredients)
benzoyl peroxide (drug active ingredients)
overall: 2 5/8 in x 2 1/4 in x 1 5/8 in; 6.6675 cm x 5.715 cm x 4.1275 cm
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, Fort Washington
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Health & Medicine
Beauty and Health
Beauty and Hygiene Products: Skin
Georgetown Pharmacy
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Beauty and Health
Beauty and Hygiene Products: Skin
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Matthew E. Donahue, M.D., in memory of Francis Donahue
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