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Council on Pharmacy and Chemistry

JAMA. 1940;115(24):2083-2085. doi:10.1001/jama.1940.02810500051014.
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Brewer, J. H.:  The Antibacterial Effects of Organic Mercurial Compounds , J. A. M. A. 112:2009 ( (May 20) ) 1939.
Link to Article[[XSLOpenURL/10.1001/jama.1939.02800200007003]]
 Insecticide-Disinfectant Code , Soap 10:81, 1934.
 Annual Meeting of the Council on Pharmacy and Chemistry , J. A. M. A. 112:2277 ( (June 3) ) 1939.
Link to Article[[XSLOpenURL/10.1001/jama.1939.02800220043012]]
Smith, D. E.; Czarnetzky, E. J., and Mudd, Stuart:  The Mechanism of Inactivation of Mercurial Antiseptics by Serum, and Its Implications Regarding the Possibility of Intravenous Antisepsis , Am. J. M. Sc. 192:790 ( (Dec.) ) 1936.
Link to Article[[XSLOpenURL/10.1097/00000441-193612000-00007]]
Knighton, H. T.:  Significance of Tests for Evaluation of Antiseptics and Germicides , J. Am. Dent. A. 26:2047 ( (Dec.) ) 1939.
Peterson, J. B.:  Mercurials: A Proposed Method of Laboratory Evaluation and Classification , J. A. M. A. 87:223 ( (July 24) ) 1926.
Link to Article[[XSLOpenURL/10.1001/jama.1926.02680040011004]]
Thaysen, A. C.:  Some Observations on the Rideal-Walker Test , J. Hyg. 38:558 ( (Sept.) ) 1938.
Link to Article[[XSLOpenURL/10.1017/S0022172400011414]]
Welch, Henry, and Hunter, A. C.:  Method for Determining the Effect of Chemical Antisepsis on Phagocytosis , Am. J. Public Health 30:129 ( (Feb.) ) 1940.
Link to Article[[XSLOpenURL/10.2105/AJPH.30.2.129]]
Salle, A. J.; McOmie, W. A.; Shechmeister, I. L., and Foord, D. C.:  Evaluation of Group of Germicides by Tissue Culture Technic , J. Bact. 37:639 ( (June) ) 1939.
Bittenbender, W. A.; Degering, E. F.; Tetrault, P. A.; Feasly, C. F., and Gwynn, B. H.:  Bactericidal Properties of Commercial Antiseptics: A Further Study of the Effect of pH , Indust. & Engin. Chem. 32:996 ( (July) ) 1940.
Goshorn, R. H.; Degering, E. F., and Tetrault, P. A.:  Antiseptic and Bactericidal Action of Benzoic Acid and Inorganic Salts: Effect of pH , Industrial. & Engin. Chem. 30:646 ( (June) ) 1938.
Rose, S. B., and Miller, R. E.:  Studies with the Agar Cup-Plate Medium: II. The Effect of Blood on Mercury Antiseptics , Am. J. M. Sc. 199:338 ( (March) ) 1940.
Hunt, G. A.:  Use of Cutaneous Staphylococcus Lesions in Mice for Evaluation of Germicidal Activity of Disinfectants , J. Infect. Dis. 60:232 ( (March) -April) 1937.
Sollmann, Torald: The Actions of Drugs , Philadelphia, W. B. Saunders Company, 1917.
Novak, Milan, and Hall, Harry:  Method for Determining Efficiency of Preoperative Skin Sterilization , Surgery 5:560 ( (April) ) 1939.
Bass, A. D.:  An Experimental Comparison of Certain "SkinSterilizing" Agents , J. Pharmacol. & Exper. 66:279 ( (July) ) 1939.
Price, P. B.:  Ethyl Alcohol as a Germicide , Arch. Surg. 38:528 ( (March) ) 1939.
Price, P. B.:  Mercuric Chloride, Potassium Mercuric Iodide and Harrington's Solution in Skin Disinfection , Surg., Gynec. & Obst. 69:5946 ( (Nov.) ) 1939.
Brewer, J. H.:  The Present Status of Sterility of Catgut Sutures on the American Market , J. A. M. A. 108:722 ( (Feb. 27) ) 1937.
In practice, the amount of alcohol in a preparation is generally referred to in terms of per cent by volume. Certain regulations in pharmaceutical practice state that the per cent of alcohol always means "by volume," unless expressed in terms by weight. As ethyl alcohol U. S. P. varies somewhat in water content, generally from 94 to 95 per cent by volume, it is impossible to give a definite formula for preparing alcohol 70 per cent by weight. Probably the best method would be to add approximately 25 cc. of water to 100 cc. of alcohol and adjusting the mixture so that the specific gravity at a temperature of 25 C. is 0.8658. A stock solution may be checked by determining the specific gravity. Alcoholometric tables appear in many books of analysis, and an official table appears in the U. S. P. XI. A Westphal balance, or a well graduated hydrometer, is satisfactory for determining specific gravity.

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