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Fritch's Salve

Fritch's Salve

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Description
The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are:
for the relief of old sores, piles, eczema, catarrh, chapped hands, scalds, burns, etc.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
Object Type
OTC Preparation
maker
J. A. Fritch Products
place made
United States: Ohio, Middletown
Physical Description
metal (container material)
zinc ozide, u.s.p. (drug active ingredient)
camphor, u.s.p. (drug active ingredient)
phenol, u.s.p. (drug active ingredient)
Measurements
overall: 7/8 in x 2 1/4 in; 2.2225 cm x 5.715 cm
ID Number
2008.0018.132
accession number
2008.0018
catalog number
2008.0018.132
Credit Line
Gift of Richard W. Pollay
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Beauty and Hygiene Products: Cure-alls
Health & Medicine
Beauty and Health
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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