Boroleum Ointment

Description
The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are:
A soothing application for head colds, minor nasal irritation, superficial burns, sunburn, chapped hands or lips, cold sores, chafing and minor skin irritations
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
date made
ca 1960
maker
Sinclair Pharmacal Company
Physical Description
composition petrolatum (drug active ingredients)
boric acid (drug active ingredients)
menthol camphor (drug active ingredients)
oil eucalyptol (drug active ingredients)
methyl salicylate (drug active ingredients)
Measurements
overall: 1.5 cm x 1.5 cm x 5.8 cm; 9/16 in x 9/16 in x 2 5/16 in
box: 5/8 in x 2 3/8 in x 5/8 in; 1.5875 cm x 6.0325 cm x 1.5875 cm
tub: 5/8 in x 1 7/8 in x 3/8 in; 1.5875 cm x 4.7625 cm x .9525 cm
place made
United States: New York, New York
ID Number
MG*293320.1186
catalog number
293320.1186
accession number
293320
subject
Health & Medicine
Rubs, Liniments & Ointments
Catarrh, Cough & Cold Drugs
Skin & Dermatology Drugs
Balm of America
Beauty and Hygiene Products: Cure-alls
Beauty and Health
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Beauty and Hygiene Products: Cure-alls
Balm of America
Beauty and Health
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
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