Those using dichloramin-T have difficulty in applying the solution because of an unsatisfactory apparatus. Atomizers, syringes, medicine droppers and even bottles containing the solution have been used, but all have their faults. Owing to the density of the liquid, it is rather difficult to spray dichloramin-T through an atomizer. Syringes are unsatisfactory because they entail too frequent handling; they are time consuming in drawing up the solution, and contamination of the instrument is very likely. Pouring the liquid from a bottle is crude, while the medicine dropper is very unsatisfactory.
The apparatus here illustrated has proved satisfactory. The container is a pear-shaped glass flask having a capacity of 4 ounces. There are no rubber connections. It can be easily sterilized by boiling or in a steam sterilizer. There are two openings, the upper one for the glass stopper. The lower pole of the flask is prolonged to form a tube,