Dr. A.C. Daniel's Danilax

The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are:
Tasteless laxative for dog or cat. A liquid medicine for general use in relieving and regulating the bowels.
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
veterinary product
Object Type
Veterinary Products
date made
ca 1940
Sherman Pharmacy
Dr. A. C. Daniels, Inc.
Physical Description
phenolphthalein (drug active ingredients)
heavy liquid petrolatum (drug active ingredients)
overall: 8.9 cm x 3.6 cm x 3.6 cm; 3 1/2 in x 1 7/16 in x 1 7/16 in
box: 3 5/8 in x 1 3/8 in x 1 3/8 in; 9.2075 cm x 3.4925 cm x 3.4925 cm
bottle: 3 in x 1 1/8 in; 7.62 cm x 2.8575 cm
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Boston
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Veterinary Products
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Health & Medicine
Balm of America
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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