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

Penicillin, bottle, "Commonwealth" No C590, product from the 1950's. Manufactured at Commonwealth Serum Laboratories, Parkville
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
(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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