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Bottle - Purissimum, Chinosolfabrik, Hamburg, Germany, circa 1910 Object Reg. No: SH 850607

Made: CHINOSOLFABRIK Trade mark: Chinosol,
Used: Victoria, Australia
From the pharmacy of a mental hospital in Victoria. Purissimum is a yellow, antiseptic, powder.
Purissimum drug (bright yellow powder) is contained in a small, clear glass bottle, sealed with a cork with a paper label with three owls depicted on front. Purissimum is also known as oxyquinoline sulfate and is a general irritant but not considered a dangerous good or scheduled poison.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Office of Psychiatric Services
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 91 mm (Height), 36 mm (Diameter)

More information

Tagged with: bottles, hospitals, psychiatric services, making history - psych services
Themes this item is part of: Psychiatric Services Collection, Medicine in Society Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: MEDICINE & HEALTH
Secondary Classification: Mental Health - Pharmacy
Tertiary Classification: pharmaceuticals
Inscriptions: CHINOSOL / Trade Mark Brand Regd. / oxyquinolin potassium- / sulphate / CHINOSOL / PURISSIMUM / Strong safe water- / soluble / Cont. gm / powder / CHINOSOLFABRIK / A.G. / HAMBURG / 933
Manufacturer: Hamburg, Germany
Place Used: Victoria, Australia
References: information on label

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