Potassium Nitrate Merck, U.S.P. X Crystals, 1 Lb.


One of 22 specimens donated to the museum in 1928 by Merck & Company for an exhibition "telling the story of the collection, marketing, and medicinal use of well-known and extensively used drugs." The curator requested examples of official preparations of iron and potassium, and Merck provided 8 specimens of potassium preparations and 14 specimens of an iron preparations.

Date Made: ca 1927

Maker: Merck and Company

Location: Currently not on view

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

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Credit Line: Merck & Co

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: MG.M-02363Catalog Number: M-02363Accession Number: 99922

Object Name: PharmaceuticalpharmaceuticalOther Terms: Pharmaceutical; Pharmaceutical; Pharmaceutical; Pharmaceutical

Measurements: overall: 4 5/8 in x 3 1/8 in; 11.7475 cm x 7.9375 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-5905-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_719257

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