Bickmore XYZ Ointment

Description
The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are: An antiseptic dressing for the relief of sunburn, superficial burns and scalds, chafing, chapped skin, cracked hands, irritated skin due to shaving, scratches, minor cuts, non-poisonous insect bites, irritated feet, itching rectal irritations and minor scalp irritations.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
date made
ca 1940
maker
Bickmore Company
Physical Description
gum camphor (drug active ingredients)
oxyquinolin sulphate (drug active ingredients)
sulphur (drug active ingredients)
alum (drug active ingredients)
boric acid (drug active ingredients)
Measurements
overall: 2.7 cm x 3.1 cm; 1 1/16 in x 1 1/4 in
overall: 1/4 in x 1 1/4 in; .635 cm x 3.175 cm
place made
United States: Maine, Old Town
ID Number
1979.0798.321
accession number
1979.0798
catalog number
1979.0798.321
subject
Health & Medicine
Skin & Dermatology Drugs
First Aid Products & Antiseptics
Rubs, Liniments & Ointments
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 Gary P. and Sandra Baden
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