Bottle of i'letin, in cardboard box with white label printed in red
Eli LIlly and Company
[before April 1923]
1 bottle, 1 box, 1 printed insert ; 5.25 x 1.5 cm. (in box 2.25 x 6.0 cm.)
Item is a 5cc bottle, 1 cardboard box and a printed insert. The insulin is from Lot#70062 B1496. The label on the bottle reads: '5cc I'letin for clinical test. Approximately 20 units in each cc. Eli Lilly & Company, Indianpolis, U.S.A.' This insulin must have been produced prior to April 1923 when Lilly agreed to modify the name of their product by adding the words 'Insulin, Lilly' to the product labelling.
Aventis Pasteur Limited Archives, Insulin Vials, Box 3
Title based on content of item.
Insulin - Early manufacture