Colgate Tooth Powder

The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are:
Combats bad breath-- reveals the natural brilliance of your teeth. Colgate Tooth powder's penetrating foam helps your tooth brush remove hidden decaying food particles that cause much bad breath. And at the same time Colgate's safe polishing agent quickly removes dull, dingy surface film.
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Object Name
tooth powder
oral hygiene product
date made
after 1928
Colgate-Palmolive-Peet Company
Physical Description
metal (container material)
cardboard (container material)
overall: 10.5 cm x 5 cm; 4 1/8 in x 1 31/32 in
overall: 4 1/2 in x 2 in; 11.43 cm x 5.08 cm
place made
United States: New Jersey, Jersey City
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Beauty and Hygiene Products: Oral Care
Beauty and Health
Health & Medicine
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Beauty and Health
Beauty and Hygiene Products: Oral Care
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
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