carbolic acid, phenyle, phenol – all purpose disinfectant

Another fine Troedel poster from the State Library of Victoria (c 1870-1879) No copyright restrictions.

Phenyle, phenol or carbolic acid was and is used as a disinfectant, although with more caution and regulation than in the 19th century. (Australian Town and Country Journal – 2 November 1872)

Little's Phenyle Disinfectantscarbolicacid



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