Hanford's Balmur Cream

The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are:
For chapped skin, chafing, sunburn, minor burns, scalds, cuts, callouses, baby rashes, tender burning feet, irritation associated with piles
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
Object Type
trademark registration date
Sherman Pharmacy
G.C. Hanford Manufacturing Company
Physical Description
zinc oxide (drug active ingredients)
boric acid (drug active ingredients)
chlorthymol (drug active ingredients)
benzoin (drug active ingredients)
lanolin and petrolatum base (drug active ingredients)
overall: 6.4 cm x 5.3 cm x 6.4 cm; 2 1/2 in x 2 1/16 in x 2 1/2 in
box: 2 1/8 in x 2 1/2 in x 2 1/2 in; 5.3975 cm x 6.35 cm x 6.35 cm
jar: 1 7/8 in x 2 3/8 in; 4.7625 cm x 6.0325 cm
place made
United States: New York, Syracuse
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
First Aid Products & Antiseptics
Health & Medicine
Beauty and Health
Beauty and Hygiene Products: Cure-alls
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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 Alan & Elaine Levitt
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