Revlon's Medicated Baby Silicare Lotion

Description
The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are:
Helps prevent diaper rash, heat rash and other common infant skin irritations. Ideal for cleansing baby's skin - gently antiseptic, protective and soothing to baby's skin.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
lotion, baby
personal hygiene product
Object Type
Drugs
date made
ca 1956-1960
product introduced (Medicated Baby Silicare lotion)
ca 1956
retailer
Sherman Pharmacy
maker
Revlon Pharmacal Division, Revlon, Inc.
Physical Description
cardboard (packaging material)
glycol diureide (drug active ingredient)
dimethylpolysiloxane (drug active ingredient)
hexachlorophene (drug active ingredient)
glass (container material)
plastic (container material)
Measurements
box: 6 in x 2 1/2 in x 1 7/8 in; 15.24 cm x 6.35 cm x 4.7625 cm
bottle: 5 5/8 in x 2 3/8 in x 1 3/4 in; 14.2875 cm x 6.0325 cm x 4.445 cm
paper insert: 4 1/4 in x 1 1/2 in x 1/4 in; 10.795 cm x 3.81 cm x .635 cm
place made
United States: New York, New York
ID Number
1985.0460.089
accession number
1985.0460
catalog number
1985.0460.089
subject
Infant & Children's Products - Pediatrics
Beauty and Hygiene Products: Babies
Health & Medicine
Beauty and Health
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Beauty and Hygiene Products: Babies
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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