Denturine Three Purpose Tooth Powder

Description:

The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are:

For Cleaning Teeth, For Mouth Wash, For Gum Massage

Date Made: ca 1938

Retailer: Tupper's PharmacyMaker: Hope, Inc.

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: New York, New York City

Subject: Dental Products

Subject:

See more items in: Medicine and Science: Medicine, Health & Medicine, Beauty and Hygiene Products: Oral Care, Beauty and Health

Exhibition:

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Credit Line: Gift of Mary E. and Joseph F. Melfi, Jr.

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1980.0698.133Accession Number: 1980.0698Catalog Number: 1980.0698.133

Object Name: tooth powderOther Terms: Tooth Powder; Oral Hygiene; Patent Medicines; Drugs; Non-Liquid

Physical Description: tin; iron; paint; organic material (unspecified) (overall material)calcium hyrdoxide (drug active ingredients)sod. bicarbonate (drug active ingredients)sod. chloride (salt) (drug active ingredients)mag. hydroxide (powdered milk of magnesia) (drug active ingredients)sod. perborate (drug active ingredients)Measurements: overall: 6 3/8 in x 3 1/8 in x 1 7/8 in; 16.1925 cm x 7.9375 cm x 4.7625 cmoverall; container: 5 11/16 in x 2 1/2 in x 1 3/4 in; 14.4145 cm x 6.35 cm x 4.445 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-ef9e-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_715916

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