Boric Acid Powder, U.S.P.

Description:

Metal can wrapped in yellow, brown and red paper label. Product name and maker information is featured within an arch design on the front and further information about product in a scroll design on the back. Package is unopened and contains 8 oz. of boric acid powder.

Label on back reads: "As an eye wash, nasal or vaginal douche or for minor cuts, burns, and simple irritations dissolve tablespoon-ful in pint of boiled water. Allow to cool to comfortable temperature before use. May also be used as a dusting powder.

Date Made: ca 1940s

Maker: National Package Drugs

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Missouri, Saint LouisAssociated Place: United States: Louisiana, Saint Martinville

See more items in: Medicine and Science: Medicine

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Credit Line: The Fournet Drugstore Collection

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1985.0475.649Accession Number: 1985.0475Catalog Number: 1985.0475.649

Object Name: pharmaceuticalfeminine hygiene productfirst aid product

Measurements: overall: 5 in x 2 1/2 in; 12.7 cm x 6.35 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a6-77c3-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_835100

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