Historical information

This powder was used to sanitize lavatories and kill garden pests, flies and ants, particularly in the days before the sewer was connected.

Physical description

Cardboard container with steel top and bottom. Printed in blue and yellow on white, with cautionary label in red.

Inscriptions & markings

"Mexane" sanitary powder... contains "Gammexane", Contains 8 ozs. nett and directions for use.