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Penicillin Bottle - G Commonwealth XE33, circa 1950s Object Reg. No: HT 2232

Penicillin, crystalline penicillin G Commonwealth batch XE-33 from 1950's. Manufactured by Commonwealth Serum Laboratories, Parkville
Small glass bottle with silver metal cap containing white power. Blue and white label.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from CSL Ltd (Commonwealth Serum Laboratories), 2004
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 60.00 mm (Height), 31.00 mm (Diameter)
Dimension Comment: Measurement From Conservation.

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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
Inscriptions: CRYSTALLINE
(Potassium Salt)
Suitable for parenteral injection
500,000 units
No antiseptic added. Use only
under medical supervision
Com. Serum Lab., Melb., Aust.
Manufacturer: CSL Ltd (Commonwealth Serum Laboratories), circa 1950s

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