Penslar Laxative Cold Breakers

Penslar Laxative Cold Breakers

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Usage conditions apply
The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are: laxative
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Object Name
otc preparation
Object Type
OTC Preparation
Penslar Company
place made
United States: Michigan, Detroit
Physical Description
metal (container material)
purified aloes, 1/3 grain (drug active ingredient)
cinchonidine salicylate, 1 grain (drug active ingredient)
podophyllin, 1/50 grain (drug active ingredient)
quinine sulphate, 1 grain (drug active ingredient)
gelsemium extract. 1/6 grain (drug active ingredient)
camphor monobrom. 1/5 grain (drug active ingredient)
capsicum oleoresin, 1/100 grain (drug active ingredient)
overall: 4.3 cm x 6.6 cm x 1.5 cm; 1 11/16 in x 2 5/8 in x 9/16 in
overall: 1 5/8 in x 2 1/2 in x 1/2 in; 4.1275 cm x 6.35 cm x 1.27 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Gift of Richard W. Pollay
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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