Start Dating bromo seltzer bottles

Dating bromo seltzer bottles

By 1962 Fizzies were available in every state but in 1968 one of the ingredients called Cyclamates, and artificial sweetner, was banned in the United States.

They were turning out approximately one million glass bottles and jars each day.

The company became the leading producer of blue glassware in the world. The top story was numbered fifteen because there is no floor numbered thirteen because of superstition.

This name was shortened to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) three years later.

Side Seams: None: bottle may be free blown and uneven shape dating before 1860 or the bottle may have an even shape but spun in the mold to smoth out the seams- a common practice around 1900-1920. 3PM: (3 piece mold) Bottom half (from base to shoulder) has no seams then there are seams near the shoulder that runs completely around the bottle. ABM: if the side seams run through the top of the lip then it made this way. This type of bottle making started appearing in 1905 and by 1920 most bottles were made like this.

The act applied similar penalties to the interstate marketing of “adulterated” drugs, in which the “standard of strength, quality, or purity” of the active ingredient was not either stated clearly on the label or listed in the United States Pharmacopoeia or the National Formulary.

The act also banned “misbranding” of food and drugs.

The word “Cure” appeared on many of these bottles prior the the Civil War until it was replaced by “Remedy”.

In later years other laws and organization have been formed to control what exactly is in the medicine you are about to take.

Picture of Three In One Oil Bottle Vintage Perfume Bottles These bottles were found in the 1960s when the expressway came through the Portland neighborhood of Louisville, KY. When building began they dug down about 20 feet and unearthed many bottles that were thrown away years ago.

This picture is taken from my private bottle collection.

A 1911 Supreme Court decision ruled that the 1906 act did not apply to false claims of therapeutic efficacy, in response to which a 1912 amendment added “false and fraudulent” claims of “curative or therapeutic effect” to the Act’s definition of “misbranded.” However, these powers continued to be narrowly defined by the courts, which set high standards for proof of fraudulent intent.