gas ointment

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Rusty cream coloured tin containing 8 tubes of anti-gas no 2 ointment. Members of the ARP were trained to deal with gas attacks.
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printing:lid:"OINTMENT/ ANTI-GAS N- 2/ .. NEED TO AFFECTED PORTION OF SKIN ... SOON AS POSSIBLE RUB IN UNTIL OINTMENT IS ABSORBED KEEP AWAY FROM EYES TO OBTAIN OINTMENT FROM TUBE SEE INSTRUCTIONS ON BACK OF BOX". Printed on the lid is "B.D.H. 12 Jan 1940".
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see archives.
Measurement type, part and reading
Dimensions:0 - Whole:L 10.7cm (L 4 3/16")
Dimensions:0 - Whole:W 7.7cm (W 3 1/16")
Dimensions:0 - Whole:H 1.7cm (H 11/16")
Restriction
Open - expired restriction on access
Restriction notes
This item was thought to contain asbestos but when sampled it came back negative in 2014 inspection. See report for full details.
Accession number
1995-013-001

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