Bulletin of Pharmacy, Volume 30

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Page 1 - A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds, adored by little statesmen and philosophers and divines. With consistency a great soul has simply nothing to do. He may as well concern himself with his shadow on the wall. Speak what you think now in hard words, and tomorrow speak what tomorrow thinks in hard words again, though it contradict everything you said today. "Ah, so you shall be sure to be misunderstood.
Page 478 - The glass tube, which must not project above the inner surface of the cork, should extend from 3 to 4 Cm. beyond the outer surface of the cork, and should be provided with a closely fitting rubber tube, at least one-fourth longer than the percolator itself, and ending in another short glass tube, whereby the rubber tube may be so suspended that its orifice shall be above the surface of the menstruum in the percolator, a rubber band holding it in position. "The shape of a percolator should be adapted...
Page 47 - drug," as used in this act, shall include all medicines and preparations recognized in the United States Pharmacopoeia or National Formulary for internal or external use, and any substance or mixture of substances intended to be used for the cure, mitigation or the prevention of disease of either man or other animals. The term "food...
Page 33 - Alcohol Content. — If the preparation contains alcohol, it must be sufficiently medicated to prevent its use as an intoxicating beverage and in addition to this requirement, the proportion of alcohol present must not be greater than is properly necessary to hold in solution in permanently active condition the essential constituents of the preparation, and to protect the preparation against freezing, fermentation, or other deleterious change.
Page 434 - Trioxide and occurs as a heavy solid occurring either as an opaque, white powder, or in irregular masses of two varieties : one, amorphous, transparent, and colorless, like glass ; the other, crystalline, opaque, and white, resembling porcelain. Frequently the same piece has an opaque, white, outer i-riLst enclosing the glassy variety. Contact with moist air gradually changes the glassy into the white, opaque variety. Both are odorless and tasteless.
Page 478 - The moist powder is now transferred to a sheet of thick paper and the whole quantity poured from it into the percolator. It is then shaken down lightly and allowed to remain in that condition for a period varying from fifteen minutes to several hours, unless otherwise directed ; after which the powder is pressed, by the aid of a plunger of suitable dimensions, more or less firmly, in proportion to the character of the powdered substance and the alcoholic strength of the menstruum ; strongly alcoholic...
Page 478 - ... other suitable material, and a sufficient quantity of the menstruum poured on through a funnel reaching nearly to the surface of the paper. If these conditions are accurately observed, the menstruum will penetrate the powder equally until it has passed into the rubber tube and...
Page 299 - Great care should be exercised in dispensing, handling, packing, transporting, and storing the Spirit, since a dangerous explosion may result if any considerable quantity of it be spilled, and the alcohol be partly or wholly lost by evaporation. If, through accident, it be spilled, a solution of potassium hydroxide should be at once poured over it.
Page 9 - A Manual of Chemistry. A Guide to Lectures and Laboratory Work for Beginners in Chemistry. A Textbook specially adapted for Students of Medicine, Pharmacy and Dentistry. By W. SIMON, Ph.

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