Catalogue Number: 3662
Hoya Contact Lens Drain Cover
Category: Spectacles and lenses
Sub-Category: Contact lenses and accessories
Corporation: Hoya Lens
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: c 1990
Time Period: 1940 to 1999
Publisher/Manufacturer: Contamac Ltd.
Description Of Item: Flexible white plastic oval mat, 137 mm x 111 mm, with multiple holes imprinted with PROTECT YOUR CONTACT LENSES FROM GOING DOWN THE DRAIN !!, HOYA CONTACT, and New Standard of Quality in Vision Care.
Historical Significance: A promotional item produced to cover the drain of a sink or basin to prevent the loss of contact lenses during handling.Contamac Ltd. was founded in 1987 by John McGregor as a manufacturer of contact lens and intraocular lens materials - polymers, buttons, machining parts, and distributor of patient contact lens accessories. It remains as one of the main sources of contact lens and IOL materials with manufacturing sites in the USA and China.
How Acquired: Donated by Robert Kaye
Date Acquired: 26-10- 2017
Location: Archive room. West wall. Unit 6 Drawer 5