Cold Sore Lotion

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The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are:
For the relief of the discomfort of common cold sores (fever blisters)
Currently not on view
date made
ca 1950
Reid Drugstore
McKesson and Robbins
place made
United States: New York, New York
United States: Connecticut, Bridgeport
Physical Description
ethyl alcohol, 70% (drug active ingredients)
benzyl alcohol, 5% (drug active ingredients)
s-octyl phenol (drug active ingredients)
n-heptyl phenol (drug active ingredients)
camphor (drug active ingredients)
synthetic gum benzoin (drug active ingredients)
benzoic acid (drug active ingredients)
t-amyl phenol (drug active ingredients)
methyl salicylate (drug active ingredients)
glass (container material)
cardboard (container material)
metal (container material)
paper (container material)
box: 2 1/4 in x 1 3/4 in x 1 in; 5.715 cm x 4.445 cm x 2.54 cm
bottle: 2 1/8 in x 1 in; 5.3975 cm x 2.54 cm
cotton applicators, box of: 3/4 in x 2 1/8 in x 1 in; 1.905 cm x 5.3975 cm x 2.54 cm
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accession number
catalog number
Credit Line
Gift of Blanche E. Reid
First Aid Products & Antiseptics
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Data Source
National Museum of American History