Airol Roche, 1 Oz.


Used as a drying wound-antiseptic; has all the good qualities of iodoform without its odor, and three times as bulky. Applied pure; or with boric acid, etc., or as ointment or paste, or in suspension. Petrolatum is the best base for ointments. [printed on label]

Date Made: 1906 - 1908Patent Date (Airol): 1895-08-06

Maker: Hoffmann-LaRoche Chemical Works, Inc.F. Hoffmann-La Roche and CompanyHoffmann-La Roche Chemical WorksHoffmann-La Roche

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: New York, New York CitySwitzerland: Basle-Town, Basle

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Credit Line: Gift of Robert Grodanz, David's Pharmacy, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2002.0138.029Accession Number: 2002.0138Catalog Number: 2002.0138.029

Object Name: pharmaceuticalOther Terms: pharmaceutical; Drugs

Physical Description: bismuth oxyiodo-gallate (drug active ingredients)paper (packaging material)Measurements: overall: 6.6 cm x 3.3 cm x 3.3 cm; 2 19/32 in x 1 5/16 in x 1 5/16 in


Record Id: nmah_1215563

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