Cuprex - The Personal Insecticide - Exterminates Head Lice and Nits

Exterminates lice and nits: for head lice and nits, for crab lice and nits, for body lice and nits
The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are:
Currently not on view
Object Name
insecticide, personal
hair care product
personal hygiene product
date made
ca 1940
trademark registration date (Cuprex)
Merck & Co., Inc.
Physical Description
cardboard (packaging material)
overall: 10.8 cm x 4.7 cm x 4.7 cm; 4 1/4 in x 1 7/8 in x 1 7/8 in
overall: 4 1/4 in x 1 7/8 in x 1 7/8 in; 10.795 cm x 4.7625 cm x 4.7625 cm
place made
United States: New Jersey, Rahway
ID Number
catalog number
nonaccession number
Health & Medicine
Beauty and Health
Beauty and Hygiene Products: Hair Care and Enhancement
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Beauty and Hygiene Products: Hair Care and Enhancement
Beauty and Health
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Sidney U. Glaser
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