Nordex Skin Cream, Medicated

The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are:
Quick relief for sunburn and windburn; also a skin conditioner and shave cream
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
Object Type
date made
ca 1950s
Sherman Pharmacy
Giant Chemical Company
Physical Description
cardboard (packaging material)
aluminum (container material)
oil eucalyptus (drug active ingredients)
phenol (drug active ingredients)
eugenol (drug active ingredients)
menthol (drug active ingredients)
camphor (drug active ingredients)
oil white thyme (drug active ingredients)
overall: 4.2 cm x 17 cm x 3.4 cm; 1 5/8 in x 6 11/16 in x 1 5/16 in
box: 1 5/8 in x 6 7/8 in x 1 3/8 in; 4.1275 cm x 17.4625 cm x 3.4925 cm
tube: 1 1/4 in x 6 5/8 in x 2 in; 3.175 cm x 16.8275 cm x 5.08 cm
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, Shiremanstown
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Skin & Dermatology Drugs
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Beauty and Hygiene Products: Cure-alls
Health & Medicine
Balm of America
Beauty and Health
Beauty and Hygiene Products: Hair Removal
Sherman Pharmacy, Sherman, New York
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Alan & Elaine Levitt
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