Colgate's Antiseptic Dental Powder

Description
The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are:
To cleanse and whiten the teeth.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
oral hygiene product
tooth powder
Object Type
Personal Hygiene Products
date made
after 1873
product launch date
1873
maker
Colgate and Company
Physical Description
glass (container material)
metal (container material)
Measurements
overall: 9.6 cm x 4.6 cm; 3 3/4 in x 1 13/16 in
overall: 3 7/8 in x 2 in; 9.8425 cm x 5.08 cm
place made
United States: New York, New York
ID Number
1984.0782.229
catalog number
1984.0782.229
accession number
1984.0782
subject
Dental Products
Health & Medicine
Beauty and Health
Beauty and Hygiene Products: Oral Care
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Beauty and Health
Beauty and Hygiene Products: Oral Care
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Mario Casinelli
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