Aerochamber (Early Demonstration Unit)
Accession Number: 2019.ihpst.85
A blue-coloured cardboard box contains a cylindrical blue plastic artifact with a removable cap on one end a circular opening at the other. This opening is covered with a blue rubber-like material.
Primary Materials: Paper, Plastic
The both the box and the artifact within have the words “Demonstration Unit” written in red text over the standard text.
(Box) Height = 5, Width = 5, Length = 16.
The Aerochamber was designed to prevent user errors involving pressurized metered dose inhalers (pMDI). This is a early commercial example.
Very Good: The instrument is very slightly worn, but in cosmetically excellent condition. The cardboard packaging is damaged, with one tab torn off completely.
Manufactured by Trudell Medical, London Ontario. Distributed by Schering Canada Inc. Pointe Claire, Quebec.
Date of Manufacture: Mid-to-Late 1980s.
This item was acquired along with a collection of medical artifacts from the home of Dr. Stanley Epstein on February 19, 2019.
- Donated to UTSIC