Dr. A.W. Chase's Ointment

The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are:
Is an antiseptic, soothing and healing treatment for every form of itching skin diesease, eczema, salt rheum, itching, bleeding and protruding piles, pimples, black-heads, old sores, poisoned skin, hives, insect bites, inflamed eyelids, itch, barber's itch, sore feet and toes, chilblains and frostbites.
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
personal hygiene product
Object Type
OTC Preparation
date made
Dr. A. W. Chase Medicine Company
Physical Description
metal (container material)
carbolic acid, 3/4 of 1% (drug active ingredient)
overall: 2 cm x 4.6 cm; 13/16 in x 1 13/16 in
overall: 3/4 in x 1 3/4 in; 1.905 cm x 4.445 cm
place made
Canada: Ontario, Toronto
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Beauty and Hygiene Products: Cure-alls
Health & Medicine
Beauty and Health
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Beauty and Hygiene Products: Cure-alls
Beauty and Health
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Richard W. Pollay
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