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Penicillin Bottle - Commonwealth Serum Laboratories, circa 1950s Object Reg. No: HT 2221

Summary:
Penicillin, bottle, "Commonwealth" No C590, product from the 1950's. Manufactured at Commonwealth Serum Laboratories, Parkville
Description:
Small glass bottle with silver metal cap containing yellow substance. Label is printed in red and black ink on white background.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from CSL Ltd (Commonwealth Serum Laboratories), 2004
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: bottles, infectious diseases, medical research, penicillin
Themes this item is part of: Medicine in Society Collection, CSL (Commonwealth Serum Laboratories) Collection
Primary Classification: MEDICINE & HEALTH
Secondary Classification: Bacteriology
Tertiary Classification: pharmaceuticals
Inscriptions: PENICILLIN "COMMONWEALTH"
(Calcium Salt) No antiseptic added
Suitable for parenteral injection
Contents 100,000 Oxford units
BATCH NO. C.590.
Keep below 5 C. (41 F.)
Use only under medical supervision
Com. Serum Lab., Melb., Aust.
Manufacturer: CSL Ltd (Commonwealth Serum Laboratories), circa 1950s

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