Metal canister of 'Medinal' tablets

Made:
1950-1960 in Slough
maker:
British Schering Limited

Canister of "Medinal" tablets, (barbitone sodium) half full. Height 56 mm x diameter 42 mm, weight 22g. Inscribed: 'FOR DISPENSING ONLY / Each tablet contains: / 0.32 Barbitone / Sodium B.P./.../100 TABLETS each 0.32 G / MEDINAL/ A Schering Product / HYPNOTIC / made in England / BRITISH SCHERING BS LIMITED SLOUGH / 'MEDINAL' and 'SCHERING' are registered trade marks/POISON'. Made by British Schering Ltd., Slough. English, 1950-1960.

Details

Category:
Materia Medica & Pharmacology
Collection:
Sir Henry Wellcome's Museum Collection
Object Number:
A664357
Materials:
aluminium, barbitone and complete
type:
controlled drug
credit:
Wellcome Trust