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Penicillin Bottle - Commonwealth D201, circa 1950s Object Reg. No: HT 2223

Penicillin, bottle, "Commonwealth" No D.201 from the 1950's. Manufactured by Commonwealth Serum Laboratories, Parkville
Small glass bottle with silver metal cap containing approximately 30mL of white coloured powder. Label is printed in purple ink on cream label. Penicillin is not considered a hazardous substance or dangerous good.
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
On Display at: Melbourne Museum
Primary Classification: MEDICINE & HEALTH
Secondary Classification: Bacteriology
Tertiary Classification: pharmaceuticals
(Calcium Salt) No antiseptic added
Suitable for parenteral injection
Contents 200,000 Units
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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