Catalogue Number: 3998
Oxysept System Starter Kit
Category: Spectacles and lenses
Sub-Category: Contact lenses and accessories
Corporation: Abbott Medical Optics Inc.
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: 2014
Time Period: 21st C
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China and India
Publisher/Manufacturer: Abbott Medical Optics Inc., Quarryvale, Cork, Ireland
Description Of Item: Black cardboard box 78 mm x 117 mm x 53 mm imprinted in white and yellow with an Abbott Medical Optics Inc. logo/Oxysept/Hydrogen Peroxide Disinfecting Solution on the face. The remainder of the face and the other three faces contain Instructions for use, properties of the disinfecting system, contents and warnings and precautions regarding use. Box contains 60 ml bottle of solution, 6 neutralising tablets and a case. Complete instructions for use are printed inside the box. Expiry date 2016/11. Temporary storage Box A
Historical Significance: A starter kit designed to cover the first six days of contact lens wear using the Oxysept hydrogen peroxide disinfecting system. See Cats 3999, 4004 and 4012 for examples of contents.Hydrogen peroxide systems were preservative free unlike other chemical disinfection systems and claimed to clean protein and lipid deposits without the need to rub lenses.Since 2017 Abbott Medical Optics (AMO) has been part of Johnson and Johnson Vision. The words represented by AMO have undergone many changes since American Medical Optics was formed in 1976 s different mergers and acquisitions of the company took place. On acquisition by Allergan in 1986 it became Allergan Medical Optics, spun off as Advanced Medical Optics in 2002, acquired by Abbott Laboratories and renamed Abbott Medical Optics in 2009, to its latest acquisition by Johnson and Johnson as part of Johnson and Johnson Vision.
How Acquired: Donated by Colin Bates
Date Acquired: 17/7/2017
Condition: Very Good
Location: Archive Room. East wall Unit 5 Cupboard