Object ID 000907
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 # CMY000823
General Category History
Category Pest Control
Source Category Found In Collection
Accession Date JAN 1,1991
Location Hardware Store
Start Year Range
End Year Range
Status On Exhibit
Object Keywords sodium fluoride,pest control,insect killer,poison,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
Unit of Measure Inches/ounces
Place of Origin
Maker Super Strength Sodium Fluoride Co.
Maker Details Distributors New York, Chicago.
Date AUG 15,2013
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 gold and brownish stains on the metal. Paper label has smudges and dirt spots on several areas. No tears are seen on the label, only some fold marks. Container has never been opened, the holes on the top have never been punched. Writing can be read very clearly.