Hydrophen White Ointment

The indications or uses for this product as provided on its packaging: For athlete's foot, ringworm and other fungus and bacterial skin infections
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
date made
ca 1960
Amfre-Grant, Inc.
Physical Description
cardboard (packaging material)
metal (container material)
zinc undecylenate (drug active ingredients)
alkyl dimethyl benzylammonium chloride (drug active ingredients)
phenylmercuric nitrate (drug active ingredients)
benzocaine (drug active ingredients)
overall: 12 cm x 3.5 cm x 3 cm; 4 3/4 in x 1 3/8 in x 1 3/16 in
box: 1 1/2 in x 4 3/4 in x 1 1/8 in; 3.81 cm x 12.065 cm x 2.8575 cm
tube: 1 1/2 in x 4 1/2 in x 1 in; 3.81 cm x 11.43 cm x 2.54 cm
place made
United States: New York, Brooklyn
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Skin & Dermatology Drugs
Foot Products
Rubs, Liniments & Ointments
Health & Medicine
Balm of America
Beauty and Hygiene Products: Cure-alls
Beauty and Health
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Beauty and Hygiene Products: Cure-alls
Balm of America
Beauty and Health
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Mary E. and Joseph F. Melfi, Jr., Tupper's Drug Store, Summerville, South Carolina
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