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Object ID 004012

Object Name Sanitol Toothpaste

Object Desc Santiol toothpaste in green cardboard packaging. Packaging is worn and color is faded but seal sticker is not opened.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY004000

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Personal Care


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Bay View Pharmacy

Object Date 1923

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords toothpaste,Santinol Chemical Laboratory,personal care,oral hygiene,

Title Sanitol Toothpaste

Description Sanitol toothpaste cardboard packaging with product inside. The front and back labels read "An / Ideal / Tooth / Preparation / Sanitol / Tooth / Paste / Santiol / Chemical / Laboratory / Company" Packaging is a faded green color with considerable wear. Packaging has golden seal sticker at top that is unbroken. Label on right side of packaging reads " Prevents/ Tooth Decay" followed by directions; left side of packaging label reads "has those / antiseptic / properties of / sanitol liquid / applicable in / tooth paste / form"


Approx Collection Date

Height 5.25

Length 1.25

Width 1.25

Depth 1

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

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Dimension Details

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Sanitol Chemical Laboratory Company

Maker Details On Saturday, May 05, 1923, a U.S. federal trademark registration was filed for SANITOL by Sanitol Chemical Laboratory Company. Some products under the sanitol brand include: tooth powder, toothpaste, liquid antiseptics, denifrice, hair tonic, face lotion, cold cream, talcum powder, face powder, and liquid shampoo. Company closed in 1986.

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Image Caption CMY4000



Date MAR 11,2016

Summary Fair condition

Assessor Nicole Burdick

Notes Cardboard packaging is well worn and stained toward the bottom. Cardboard is slightly dented and torn. Top part of label on back is torn away.


Date MAR 11,2016

Summary Location change

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