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Syrup of Tar with Extract of Cod Liver and Menthol

Syrup of Tar with Extract of Cod Liver and Menthol

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Description
The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are:
For coughs due to colds and minor throat irritations
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
Date made
after 1906
maker
Doty and Humphrey Drug Company
Place Made
United States: New York, Poughkeepsie
United States: New York, Highland
Physical Description
alcohol 2% (drug active ingredients)
chloroform, 4 minims per ounce (drug active ingredients)
Measurements
overall: 17 cm x 7 cm x 5 cm; 6 11/16 in x 2 3/4 in x 1 15/16 in
ID Number
MG.293320.1311
catalog number
293320.1311
accession number
293320
subject
Catarrh, Cough & Cold Drugs
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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