Since the publication of the book "New and Nonofficial Remedies, 1909," the following articles have been accepted by the Council on Pharmacy and Chemistry of the American Medical Association. Their acceptance has been based largely on evidence supplied by the manufacturer or his agent and in part on investigation made by or under the direction of the Council. Criticisms and corrections to aid in the revision of the matter before publication in the book are asked for.
The Council desires physicians to understand that the acceptance of an article does not necessarily mean a recommendation, but that so far as known it complies with the rules adopted by the Council.
W. A. PUCKNER, Secretary.
MERCURIC SALICYLATE—Hydrargyri Salicylas.
—Hydrargyrum salicylicum (Pharm. Germanica, edit. 4; Pharm. Helvetica, edit. 4).Mercuric salicylate, Hg.C6H4.O.COO, is a mercuric salt of salicylic acid in which one