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Object ID 003852

Object Name Mallinckrodt zinc oxide container

Object Desc Circular cardboard container with a diamond shaped pattern.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY003859a-b

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Medical


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Bay View Pharmacy

Object Date

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords medical,zinc oxide,Mallinckrodt,

Title Mallinckrodt zinc oxide container

Description Circular container with lid, labeled. Lettering is black. 5 lbs. Is to be dispensed by or on the perscription of a physician, dentist, r a veterinarian. The restriction only applies to mmedical uses. Has some zinc oxide still included-aproxamatley 1/4th filled.


Approx Collection Date

Height 9.75

Length 0

Width 0

Depth 0

Diameter 6.75

Circumference 22.75

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Mallinckrodt Chemical Works

Maker Details Has locations in Chicago, Philadelphia, St. Louis, Montreal, Los Angeles, and New York. Company is based in Ireland, and the main US headquarters is in St. Louis. Founded in 1867.

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY3859a-b



Date NOV 7,2015

Summary Fair

Assessor Rachel Niswander

Notes The lid's edges are noticably torn and creased. Some whiteish discoloration near the bottom of the container due to the zinc oxide. The bottom edges are very discolored.


Date NOV 7,2015

Summary Status change

Notes Status changed to On Exhibit from On Exhibit - automatic entry by admin

Date NOV 7,2015

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Bay View Pharmacy from Bay View Pharmacy - automatic entry by admin