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Object ID 000906

Object Name Sodium Fluoride Container

Object Desc Round cardboard and metal container of Super Strength Sodium Fluoride to kill insect pests. Paper label around is red, black and beige. Unopened, contents still inside.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY000822

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Pest Control


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Hardware Store

Object Date

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords sodium fluoride,pest control,insect killer,Super Strength Sodium Fluoride,

Title Sodium Fluoride Container

Description Round shaped container made of cardboard material in the body and metal on the top and bottom. It has a paper label all around. Label is red, black and beige. One pound. Front says "Super Strength Sodium Fluoride", and to the right and left of that there is a picture of a red skull saying "Poison". Following that is"Sure Death to Roaches Chicken Lice and certain other Insect Pests". To the right side it is the Antidote and the inscription "F2393A" next to it. To the left side the active ingredients are listed as well as a caution note. The back contains directions of use for roaches and for chicken lice. Below that, "Super Strength Sodium Fluoride Co. , Distributors New York, Chicago". Top and bottom are of clear metal. Top has 8 punched hole shapes, never opened, and says "Punch Holes to Sift".


Approx Collection Date

Height 4.75

Length 0

Width 0

Depth 0

Diameter 3

Circumference 9.75

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Super Strength Sodium Fluoride Co.

Maker Details Distributors New York, Chicago.

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY822



Date AUG 15,2013

Summary Good

Assessor Samanta Pugh

Notes There is rust around the upper and lower rim as well as on the top and bottom. Scratches are also present on the metal top and bottom as well as some goldish stains on a silver colored metal. Paper label has smudges and dirt spots on several areas as well as a few small white stains on several spots. No tears are seen on the label, only a few small fold marks. Container has never been opened, the holes on the top have never been punched. Writing can be read very clearly.