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Penicillin Pack - Commonwealth Serum Laboratories, 1945 Reg. No: HT 7143 1
- Product pack - Penicillin, set of 5 ampoules (the Sodium Salt of Penicillin, dried and "in Vacuo") in a cardboard container. Manufactured by Commonwealth Serum Laboratories, 1945.
- Brown cardboard box with yellow printed label on front and sides. Containing a set of five hand blown glass ampoules. Each ampoule has black text on the exterior and a dried brown compound inside.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from CSL Ltd (Commonwealth Serum Laboratories), 2004
|Dimensions:||46 mm (Height), 250 mm (Width)|
|Dimension Comment:||Measurement taken with lid on.|
|Themes this item is part of:||Medicine in Society Collection, CSL (Commonwealth Serum Laboratories) Collection|
|On Display at:||Melbourne Museum|
|Primary Classification:||MEDICINE & HEALTH|
|Inscriptions:||Label on lid: COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH / Special Product / PENICILLIN, "COMMONWEALTH" / (THE SODIUM SALT OF PENICILLIN, DRIED AND "IN VACUO") / No antiseptic added / SET OF 5 AMPOULES / Each ampoule containing 100,000 Oxford Units / NOT SUBJECT TO RETURN OR EXCHANGE / This package must be stored in a dark place and at a termperature not exceeding 5C. / (that is, 41F.) / Kept under such conditions this product will remain / fully potent until ... 9 APR 45 / Batch No. N43-1 / CAUTION:- This preparation should be used only under medical supervision / Prepared in the Commonwealth Serum Laboratories, Royal Park, Victoria, Australia
On Ampoule: PENICILIN N48-1 / HI 100 000 UNITS / SEALED 30/10/44
|Manufacturer:||CSL Ltd (Commonwealth Serum Laboratories), 1945|