CroFab Antivenom Advertising Device - Pen with pull-out dosage guide


Ballpoint pen of amber and colorless transparent plastic with silver tip and black rubber grip. Yellow and black paper within the barrel reads: "Treat Minimal or Moderate North American Crotalid Snakebite with CroFab Crotalidae Polyvalent Immune Fab (Ovine)." A silver metal strip runs along the barrel, pulling the strip allows the used to unspool a paper strip from within the barrel. The paper strip is printed on both sides, depicts a snake, and contains safety and dosage information for use of CroFab antivenom. The pen is contained in a cellophane wrapper along with a folded and rolled paper insert.

Associated Date: 20082008

Maker: E. Fougera and Company

Location: Currently not on view

See more items in: Medicine and Science: Medicine, Health & Medicine, The Antibody Initiative, Antibody Initiative: Antivenom


Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: Gift of BTG International, Inc.

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2019.0172.04Catalog Number: 2019.0172.04Accession Number: 2019.0172

Object Name: advertising devicepenpendosage guidedosage guide

Physical Description: fabric (overall material)plastic (overall material)Measurements: overall, as packaged: 5/8 in x 6 in x 1 in; 1.5875 cm x 15.24 cm x 2.54 cm


Record Id: nmah_1969498

Our collection database is a work in progress. We may update this record based on further research and review. Learn more about our approach to sharing our collection online.

If you would like to know how you can use content on this page, see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use. If you need to request an image for publication or other use, please visit Rights and Reproductions.