Comfortine Ointment

Comfortine Ointment

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Description
The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are: For skin irritations, burns and scalds peculiar to infants and young children
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
Object Type
Drugs
Associated Name
Sherman Pharmacy
maker
William H. Rorer, Inc.
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Measurements
overall: 3.5 cm x 4.7 cm; 1 3/8 in x 1 7/8 in
overall: 1 3/8 in x 1 7/8 in; 3.4925 cm x 4.7625 cm
ID Number
1985.0460.025
accession number
1985.0460
catalog number
1985.0460.025
Credit Line
Gift of Alan & Elaine Levitt
subject
Infant & Children's Products - Pediatrics
[NO SUBJECT]
Rubs, Liniments & Ointments
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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Comments

I have used this product on my children for diaper rash and a sundry of other things. Cleared up the rash overnight.I love it! This was in the 1960’s from then on until it went off the market.Now Calmospetine is a replacement but not as good. I still have a bit left and it is a treasure. Just last week my son had a cut on his lip. Antibiotics didn’t do a thing. He finally used comfortine and it cleared it right up.

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