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Naphthaline

Maker:
Baker, Edwin  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 16.5 cm x 8.5 cm; 6 1/2 in x 3 3/8 in
Object Name:
Insecticide
Date made:
c. 1876-
c. 1876
ID Number:
MG.M-10769
Accession number:
256193
Catalog number:
M-10769
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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edanmdm:nmah_1195843

Dr. Hess Instant Louse Killer

Maker:
Dr. Hess & Clark, Inc.  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 19.5 cm x 11 cm; 7 11/16 in x 4 5/16 in
overall: 7 5/8 in x 4 3/8 in; 19.3675 cm x 11.1125 cm
Object Name:
Insecticide
insecticide
ID Number:
MG.293320.1019
Accession number:
293320
Catalog number:
293320.1019
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Data Source:
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edanmdm:nmah_1299599

Death Dust

Maker:
A. C. Meyer and Company  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 6.2 cm x 4.6 cm x 4.6 cm; 2 7/16 in x 1 13/16 in x 1 13/16 in
overall: 2 3/8 in x 1 3/4 in x 1 3/4 in; 6.0325 cm x 4.445 cm x 4.445 cm
Object Name:
Insecticide
pesticide
Place made:
United States: Maryland, Baltimore
Date made:
c. 1900
Credit Line:
Gift of Ben Posen
ID Number:
2004.0050.20
Accession number:
2004.0050
Catalog number:
2004.0050.20
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Data Source:
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edanmdm:nmah_1255548

Tisit Lice Control Spray

Physical Description:
piperonyl butoxide, technical (overall material)
pyrethrins (overall material)
Object Name:
Insecticide
Place Made:
United States: Pennsylvania, Wilkes-Barre
Subject:
Georgetown Pharmacy  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Matthew E. Donahue, M.D., in memory of Francis Donahue
ID Number:
2002.0136.099
Accession number:
2002.0136
Catalog number:
2002.0136.099
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Data Source:
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1215839

Chase'm Insecticide Powder

Physical Description:
DDT, 10% (insecticide active ingredients)
black (overall color)
red (overall color)
Measurements:
average spatial: 7.2 cm x 5.5 cm x 3.3 cm; 2 13/16 in x 2 3/16 in x 1 5/16 in
overall: 2 7/8 in x 2 1/4 in x 1 1/2 in; 7.3025 cm x 5.715 cm x 3.81 cm
Object Name:
Insecticide
insecticide
Place made:
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
ID Number:
1993.0348.01
Catalog number:
1993.0348.01
Accession number:
1993.0348
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Data Source:
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1141881

Black Leaf

Physical Description:
nicotine (overall material)
red (overall color)
black (overall color)
yellow (overall color)
Measurements:
average spatial: 13.7 cm x 6 cm; 5 3/8 in x 2 3/8 in
box: 5 3/8 in x 2 3/8 in x 2 3/8 in; 13.6525 cm x 6.0325 cm x 6.0325 cm
Object Name:
Insecticide
insecticide
Place made:
United States: Kentucky, Louisville
ID Number:
1993.0348.06
Catalog number:
1993.0348.06
Accession number:
1993.0348
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Data Source:
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1141895

Barrett's Roachsault with 10% DDT

Physical Description:
pyrethrins, .3% (insecticide active ingredients)
ddt 10% (insecticide active ingredients)
petroleum distillate, 5% (insecticide active ingredients)
yellow (overall color)
Measurements:
average spatial: 14 cm x 4.7 cm; 5 1/2 in x 1 7/8 in
overall: 5 1/2 in x 2 3/8 in x 1 7/8 in; 13.97 cm x 6.0325 cm x 4.7625 cm
Object Name:
Insecticide
insecticide
Place made:
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Credit Line:
Henry W. Smit, Jr. and Linda L. Smit in memory of Martha M. Phillips
ID Number:
1993.0348.11
Catalog number:
1993.0348.11
Accession number:
1993.0348
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Data Source:
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1141908

Barrett's Roachsault

Maker:
Barrett Products Company  Search this
Physical Description:
ddt 10 % (overall material)
black (overall color)
green (overall color)
yellow (overall color)
Measurements:
average spatial: 16 cm x 6.2 cm; 6 5/16 in x 2 7/16 in
overall: 6 3/8 in x 2 1/2 in; 16.1925 cm x 6.35 cm
Object Name:
Insecticide
insecticide
Place made:
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
ID Number:
1993.0348.12
Catalog number:
1993.0348.12
Accession number:
1993.0348
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Data Source:
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1141911

Flit with 5% DDT

Physical Description:
DDT 5% (pesticide active ingredients)
red (overall color)
blue (overall color)
white (overall color)
steel (overall material)
Measurements:
average spatial: 18.4 cm x 11.2 cm; 7 1/4 in x 4 7/16 in
overall: 7 1/2 in x 4 1/2 in x 2 3/8 in; 19.05 cm x 11.43 cm x 6.0325 cm
Object Name:
Insecticide
insecticide
Credit Line:
Henry W. Smit, Jr. and Linda L. Smit in memory of Martha M. Phillips
ID Number:
1993.0348.13
Catalog number:
1993.0348.13
Accession number:
1993.0348
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Data Source:
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1141914

Paris Green Poison

Physical Description:
arsenic trioxide (overall material)
yellow (overall color)
red (overall color)
green (overall color)
Measurements:
average spatial: 5.7 cm x 10.2 cm; 2 1/4 in x 4 in
overall: 4 in x 2 1/4 in x 1 1/2 in; 10.16 cm x 5.715 cm x 3.81 cm
Object Name:
Insecticide
insecticide
Place made:
United States: Ohio, Cleveland
ID Number:
1993.0348.18
Catalog number:
1993.0348.18
Accession number:
1993.0348
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Data Source:
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1141928

Pyrote Insect Spray

Maker:
Mechling Bros. Chemical Co.  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 10.7 cm x 4.2 cm x 2.4 cm; 4 3/16 in x 1 5/8 in x 15/16 in
Object Name:
Insecticide
Place made:
United States: New Jersey, Camden
Date made:
c. 1934 to 1950
Credit Line:
Gift of Sidney Glaser
ID Number:
1985.0481.428
Catalog number:
1985.0481.428
Accession number:
1985.0481
1985.0481
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Data Source:
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1297744

Pyrote Insect Spray

Maker:
Mechling Bros. Chemical Co.  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 15.5 cm x 7 cm x 4.3 cm; 6 1/8 in x 2 3/4 in x 1 11/16 in
Object Name:
Insecticide
Place made:
United States: New Jersey, Camden
Date made:
c. 1934 to 1950
Credit Line:
Gift of Sidney Glaser
ID Number:
1985.0481.429
Catalog number:
1985.0481.429
Accession number:
1985.0481
1985.0481
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Data Source:
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edanmdm:nmah_1297745

Mosquitone Lotion Insect Repellent

Maker:
McKesson and Robbins  Search this
Physical Description:
glass (bottle material)
paper (label material)
metal (cap material)
plastic (cap material)
Measurements:
overall: 9.9 cm x 5.2 cm x 2.1 cm; 3 7/8 in x 2 1/16 in x 13/16 in
Object Name:
Insecticide
Date made:
1960s
Credit Line:
The Fournet Drugstore Collection
ID Number:
1985.0475.318
Catalog number:
1985.0475.318
Accession number:
1985.0475
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_209938

Sweet Dreams, Double Strength

Maker:
Home Products Company  Search this
Physical Description:
glass (bottle material)
paper (label material)
Measurements:
overall: 21.8 cm x 5.2 cm; 8 9/16 in x 2 1/16 in
Object Name:
Insecticide
Credit Line:
The Fournet Drugstore Collection
ID Number:
1985.0475.321
Catalog number:
1985.0475.321
Accession number:
1985.0475
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Data Source:
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edanmdm:nmah_209946

Larvex Mothproofing Composition, 1 Lb

Maker:
Zonite Products Corporation. Larvex Division  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 8 in x 3 in; 20.32 cm x 7.62 cm
Object Name:
Insecticide
insecticide
Credit Line:
Gift of Alan & Elaine Levitt
ID Number:
1985.0460.146
Accession number:
1985.0460
Catalog number:
1985.0460.146
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_739020
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Flit Insecticide

Collection:
Reid Drugstore  Search this
Maker:
Stanco Incorporated  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 6 1/2 in x 3 7/8 in; 16.51 cm x 9.8425 cm
Object Name:
Insecticide
insecticide
Place made:
United States: New Jersey, Rahway
Credit Line:
Gift of Blanche E. Reid
ID Number:
1984.0351.151
Accession number:
1984.0351
Catalog number:
1984.0351.151
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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edanmdm:nmah_737852
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Davis Pest-X

Maker:
O.D. Davis Chemical Company  Search this
Physical Description:
glass (bottle material)
Measurements:
overall: 17 cm x 7 cm x 3.5 cm; 6 11/16 in x 2 3/4 in x 1 3/8 in
Object Name:
Insecticide
Credit Line:
Gift of Alan & Elaine Levitt
ID Number:
1985.0460.144
Accession number:
1985.0460
Catalog number:
1985.0460.144
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_209808

Verdol Oil - Summer Spray

Distributor:
Standard Oil Company of New York  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 12 cm x 6.2 cm; 4 3/4 in x 2 7/16 in
Object Name:
Insecticide
Credit Line:
Gift of Alan & Elaine Levitt
ID Number:
1985.0460.147
Accession number:
1985.0460
Catalog number:
1985.0460.147
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Medicine and Science: Pharmacy
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_210116

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