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Object ID 003949

Object Name Hoffmann-La Roche sodium container

Object Desc Thin white container with brown label and thin cylinder with tablets inside.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY003942a-b

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Medical


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Room 9, Shelf 25

Object Date 1930s

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords medical,sodium,Hoffmann-La Roche,tablets,

Title Hoffmann-La Roche sodium container

Description Thin white cardboard box. The outer container has a brown sticker on the front with information about the company and what the product is used for. Has a tab on one side open for removal of the sodium container. The sodium container is thin and also has a brown sticker with the product information on the front. The sodium is still included.


Approx Collection Date

Height 2.75

Length 0.5

Width 0.5

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details The measurement is of the outer box.

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Hoffmann-La Roche, Inc.

Maker Details Was founded in 1896 by Fritz Hoffmann-La Roche. Was well known for producing a variety of vitamin preperations and derivatives. In 1934, the company was the first to mass produce synthetic vitamin C.

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY3942a-b



Date JAN 23,2016

Summary Fair

Assessor Rachel Niswander

Notes The outside container has worn edges around the tab opening. Some water damage on the brown sticker.


Date JAN 23,2016

Summary Status change

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

Date JAN 23,2016

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 9, shelf 25 from Bay View Pharmacy - automatic entry by admin