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Object ID 004036

Object Name Sanitol Toothpaste

Object Desc Santiol toothpaste in blue/green cardboard packaging with some embrossed detailing in white.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY004024a-b

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Personal Care


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Room 9, Shelf 14

Object Date

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords Sanitol,toothpaste,oral hygiene,Sanitol Company,

Title Sanitol Toothpaste

Description [a] Cardboard Sanitol toothpaste packaging with some wear and staining. Packaging is blue/green in color with white accents some of which are embrossed. There is clear tape wrapped around the bottom of the container. The front and back of container read "SANITOL / / TOOTH PASTE" printed in white and embrossed. There are floral embrossed patterns which wrap around the packaging toward the top and bottom. One side of the package is labeled "The Sanitol Company/ New York St. Louis / Made in U.S.A." The other side reads "Delicious-tasting, / efficient and safe." [b] Tube of toothpaste inside appears to be unopened and it off white and green in color. Tube has considerable rust and molding on top and bottom. Tube also had the foral design wrapped around the packaging; the front label says "Sanitol / Tooth Paste" and on the backside is labeled directions.


Approx Collection Date

Height 5.5

Length 0

Width 1.5

Depth 1.25

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

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Dimension Details

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Sanitol Company

Maker Details The company was founded in 1898 by Herman C. G. Luyties, in the development of this business he also originated the idea of active cooperation between the manufacturers of tooth and toilet goods and the dentists and druggists of the United States.

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY4024a-b



Date MAR 13,2016

Summary Fair Condition

Assessor Nicole Burdick

Notes Packaging has considerable wear and staining. There is tape wrapped around the bottom of the packaing. Edges and corners are slightly worn and there are some dents on the sides. The tube of toothpaste inside has condierable molding and some rusting on the top and bottom.


Date MAR 13,2016

Summary Status change

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

Date MAR 13,2016

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 9, Shelf 18 from Bay View Pharmacy - automatic entry by admin

Date APR 23,2016

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 9, Shelf 14 from Room 9, Shelf 18 - automatic entry by admin