Moruphen - Morse


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

Use - As a dressing for minor burns, superficial cuts, minor skin irritations.

Date Made: 1940s

Maker: Morse Laboratories

Location: Currently not on view

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

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Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: Gift of Mr. Aaron Morse, Kiehl's Pharmacy

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1981.0589.001Accession Number: 1981.0589Catalog Number: 1981.0589.001

Object Name: pharmaceuticalointment, jarOther Terms: Ointment Jar; Pharmaceuticals; Drugs; Non-Liquid

Physical Description: cod liver oil (drug active ingredients)bismuth (drug active ingredients)benzocaine (drug active ingredients)allantoin (drug active ingredients)sulfathiazole (drug active ingredients)irradiated mineral oil derivatives (drug active ingredients)milk glass (container material)Measurements: overall: 17 cm x 10 cm; 6 11/16 in x 3 15/16 in


Record Id: nmah_733722

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