Penicillin, bottle, "PENAQUACAINE G" (FORTIFIED) SE.16.N from Commonwealth Serum Laboratories, Parkville, about 1950's.
Small glass bottle with silver metal cap containing cream substance. Black and yellow label.
In 1944 CSL responded immediately to the penicillin discoveries made by the Australian Dr Howard Florey, and his team, in Oxford. CSL supplied the Australian forces and some Americans serving in the Pacific. Using CSL supplies, Australia was the first country in the world to supply penicillin freely to civilians.
Donation from CSL Ltd (Commonwealth Serum Laboratories), 24 Mar 2004
'PEAQUACAINE G" (FORTIFIED) BRAND OF PROCAINE PENICILLIN G FOR AQUEOUS SUSPENSION POISON For Intramuscular Injection No Antiseptic Added Use Only Under Medical Supervision CONTENTS 500,000 UNITS PROCAINE PENI- CILLIN, 167,000 UNITS SODIUM PENICILLIN BATCH NO. SE.16.N
Type of item
58 mm (Height), 25 mm (Outside Diameter)
Measurement From Conservation.
28.6 g (Weight)
Total weight includes packaging and label.