Phemerol A New Type Germicide

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Title

Phemerol A New Type Germicide

Description

Parke Davis collectible ink blotter from the 1940s advertising Phemerol, a germicide. The advertisement notes the product will not induce irritation as it contains no mercury, iodine, or phenol. It is further claimed that this antiseptic kills many pathogenic organisms, and penetrates well into the skin and mucous membranes. It is available as both Tincture Phemerol and Solution Phemerol, and available in 1 ounce, 4 ounce, 1 pint, and 1 gallon bottles. The blotter has the date 8-42 written on it. The Parke-Davis identifier is bl-87-2.

Date

Rights

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Format

Language

eng

Identifier

pdib-070-phemerol

Extent

7 X 3.5 inches

Temporal Coverage

Original Format

Citation

Parke, Davis & Company, “Phemerol A New Type Germicide,” American Institute of the History of Pharmacy Digital Collection, accessed December 10, 2022, https://aihp.omeka.net/items/show/400.