Bottle of Aspirin compressed with Dover Powder

Made:
1920-1950 in Hounslow
maker:
Parke, Davis and Company Limited

Ambler glass bottle of 100 compressed tablets of 'Aspirin compounded with Dover Powder' (aspirin, phenacetin and compound of ipecacuanha containing Dover Powder). 137 mm x 56 mm x 36 mm, 269 g. Printed label reads, '../ASPIRIN COMPOUND/WITH/DOVER POWDER/.../The proportion of Dover Powder in/ this tablet does not bring the product/ within the scope of the D.D.A./ PARKE, DAVIS/& COMPANY, LIMITED Inc U.S.A./HOUNSLOW near LONDON' Produced by Parke, Davis and Co., Ltd., English, 1920-1950.

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Category:
Materia Medica & Pharmacology
Object Number:
A640833
Materials:
aspirin, bakelite, complete, glass, ipecacuanha, opium
type:
opium
credit:
Wellcome Trust

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