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JAMA. 1912;LVIII(3):198-200. doi:10.1001/jama.1912.04260010200017.
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The Journal A. M. A. , (Nov. 4) , 1911.
The Journal A. M. A. ,, (Nov. 25) , 1911.
Translation: At your request of November 21, I make the following communication in the name and at the instance of Dr. Abel: Our remark, "The series of researches in this connection of the American scientists are too slight in extent and the results subject to certain limitations," refers exclusively to the experiments with large quantities of sodium benzoate. The results of the experiments of the referee board in other respects we have recognized as evidence for the innocuousness of small quantities of sodium benzoate. This is clearly shown by the following sentence of the report: "One may draw the conclusion from the experiments of the American commission that quantities up to about 0.5 gm. of benzoic acid taken in small quantities through the day are to be regarded as harmless for the human body." Kindly permit me to call your attention to a slight error in your article. The report was furnished at the request of the Prussian and not of the German (imperial) minister of instruction and medical affairs.
Anders, J. M.:  The Value of a Library to a County Medical Society , Pennsylvania Med. Jour. , (November) , 1911
abstr. in The Journal , (Dec. 23) , 1911, p. 2107.
The Journal , (Jan. 13) , 1912, advertising page 45.
The Journal , (May 13) , 1911


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