Paraffinum Chlorinatum

Paraffinum Chlorinatum

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One 4 ounce display bottle of Chlorinated Paraffin donated to the museum in 1926 by Monsanto Chemical Works. The curator requested this specimen for use in an exhibition of official drugs added to the U.S. Pharmacopoeia,Tenth Revision (U.S.P. X), made official January 1,1926.
Currently not on view
Object Name
Paraffinum Chlorinatum
Other Terms
Paraffinum Chlorinatum; Pharmaceuticals; Drugs
date made
ca 1926
Monsanto Chemical Works
place made
United States: Missouri, Saint Louis City
overall: 5 3/4 in x 1 7/8 in; 14.605 cm x 4.7625 cm
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accession number
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Credit Line
Gift of Monsanto Chemical Works
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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