Phemerol the Germicide with a Dual Personality Gentle as a Lamb to the Tissues but Tough as a Lion to Pathogenic Organisms

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Title

Phemerol the Germicide with a Dual Personality Gentle as a Lamb to the Tissues but Tough as a Lion to Pathogenic Organisms

Description

Parke Davis collectible ink blotter from the 1940s advertising Phemerol, a germicide. The advertisement notes the varieties: Topical 3%, Tincture 1:500, and Solution 1:1000. Phemerol is a quaternary ammonium salt, which the advertisement states is effective against a wide variety of pathogenic organisms commonly involved in wound infections. The blotter has the date Aug 30 1943 stamped on it. No Parke-Davis identifier is noted.

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Format

Language

eng

Identifier

pdib-072-phemerol

Extent

7 X 3.5 inches

Temporal Coverage

Original Format

Citation

Parke, Davis & Company, “Phemerol the Germicide with a Dual Personality Gentle as a Lamb to the Tissues but Tough as a Lion to Pathogenic Organisms,” American Institute of the History of Pharmacy Digital Collection, accessed September 29, 2022, https://aihp.omeka.net/items/show/402.