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Usage conditions apply
The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are: An aid in the prophylaxis of Throat Infections. Used in place of Gargles in Mouth and Throat Troubles.
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Object Name
otc preparation
Other Terms
OTC; Patent Medicines; Drugs; Non-Liquid
Bauer Chemical Company
The Bauer Chemical Co., Inc.
place made
United States: New York, New York City
Physical Description
cardboard box (overall material)
glass bottle (overall material)
0.01 gram of formaldehyde combined with lactose; sugar, citric acid and flavoring matter (drug active ingredients)
overall: 9.5 cm x 5.5 cm x 3.7 cm; 3 3/4 in x 2 3/16 in x 1 7/16 in
box: 3 3/4 in x 2 3/8 in x 1 1/2 in; 9.525 cm x 6.0325 cm x 3.81 cm
bottle: 3 3/4 in x 2 in x 1 1/4 in; 9.525 cm x 5.08 cm x 3.175 cm
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Credit Line
Gift of Mary E. and Joseph F. Melfi, Jr., Tupper's Drug Store, Summerville, South Carolina
Catarrh, Cough & Cold Drugs
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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