Potassium Nitrate Merck, U.S.P. X Crystals, 1 Lb.

Potassium Nitrate Merck, U.S.P. X Crystals, 1 Lb.

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One of 22 specimens donated to the museum in 1928 by Merck & Company for an exhibition "telling the story of the collection, marketing, and medicinal use of well-known and extensively used drugs." The curator requested examples of official preparations of iron and potassium, and Merck provided 8 specimens of potassium preparations and 14 specimens of an iron preparations.
Currently not on view
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Other Terms
Pharmaceutical; Pharmaceutical; Pharmaceutical; Pharmaceutical
date made
ca 1927
Merck and Company
place made
United States: New York, New York City
overall: 4 5/8 in x 3 1/8 in; 11.7475 cm x 7.9375 cm
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Credit Line
Merck & Co
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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