Calox Antiseptic

Calox Antiseptic

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Description
The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are:
Antiseptic for general use; a healing agent, potent antiseptic, mild astringent and deodorant. Use as a Throat Gargle, Nasal Spray, Mouthwash and Offensive Breath, Cuts and Abrasions, Teeth Extraction, Artificial Teeth.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
oral hygiene product
Object Type
Drugs
maker
McKesson and Robbins
place made
United States: New York, New York City
United States: Connecticut, Bridgeport
Physical Description
alcohol 30% (drug active ingredients)
Measurements
box: 4 7/8 in x 2 1/4 in x 2 1/8 in; 12.3825 cm x 5.715 cm x 5.3975 cm
bottle: 4 5/8 in x 2 in; 11.7475 cm x 5.08 cm
ID Number
1985.0481.027
catalog number
1985.0481.027
accession number
1985.0481
Credit Line
Gift of Sidney Glaser
subject
First Aid Products & Antiseptics
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Beauty and Hygiene Products: Alleviating Odor
Health & Medicine
Beauty and Health
Beauty and Hygiene Products: Oral Care
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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