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Jar - Artifacts

Round brown glass jar with black plastic lid; contents are milk sugar. A: Straight sided round jar with tapered top. Painted labels front and back. Back is on white backgorund with "Milk Sugar" in black. Black circle above with Merck logo cross. Front label on white background: "Merck - Milk Sugar - Merck - (Lactose) - U.S.P. - Powder - keep well closed - Directions - For Infants: Merck milk sugar is suitable for the modification of cow's milk for infant feeding. It is added to dilutions of cow's milk and water, in order to increase the carbohydrate content. A physician should always be consulted as to the proper formula to be used. For Adults: Merck Milk Sugar is useful in diets for adults. It has been found especiall effective in conjunction with acidophilus milk, when the latter is indicated. - Merck & Co. Inc, Rahway N.J. - Manufacturing Chemists." B: Black plastic lid with raised cross and Merck horizontal and vertical inside cross.
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