Handbook for Pharmacy Technicians

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Departments of the Army and the Air Force, 1953 - Pharmacy - 298 pages

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Page 2 - ... (3) articles (other than food) intended to affect the structure or any function of the body of man or other animals; and (4) articles intended for use as a component of any article specified in clause (1), (2), or (3); but does not include devices or their components, parts, or accessories. (d) The term "device...
Page 100 - Add enough Chloroform to a convenient quantity of Distilled Water, contained in a dark amber-colored bottle, to maintain a slight excess of the former after the contents have been repeatedly and thoroughly agitated.
Page 99 - ... water, and distil most of the water, carefully avoiding the development of empyreumatic odors through the charring or scorching of the substances. Separate the excess of oil. and preserve or use the clear water portion, filtering if necessary. (b) Solution— The Volatile Oil, or Other Specified Volatile Substance 2 cc. or 2 Gm. Distilled Water, a sufficient quantity, To make 1000 cc.
Page 2 - Drug' means (1) articles recognized in the official United States Pharmacopoeia, official Homeopathic Pharmacopoeia of the United States, or official National Formulary, or any supplement to any of them; (2) articles intended for use in the diagnosis, cure, mitigation, treatment or prevention of disease in man or other animals...
Page 162 - A condition of unusual or exaggerated specific susceptibility to a substance which is harmless in similar amounts for the majority of members of the same species...
Page 2 - official compendium" means the official United States Pharmacopeia, official Homeopathic Pharmacopeia of the United States, official National Formulary, or any supplement to any of them. (k) The term "label...
Page 241 - ... insipid taste. Unalterable in the air when dry. but putrefying rapidly when moist or in solution.
Page 259 - Oil of peppermint occurs as a colorless liquid, with the characteristic peppermint odor and a strongly aromatic, pungent taste, followed by a sensation of cold when air is drawn into the mouth, ACTION AND USES: Oil of peppermint is used as an aromatic stimulant and carminative.
Page 137 - Paste the label evenly on the front of the bottle, a little above the center. All bottles, even round ones, have a front. Avoid an excess of paste. To smooth the label on the bottle place a piece of clean paper over it and rub. To make labels stick on tin, coat the tin first with a thin layer of tincture of benzoin (or any resinous substance) and let dry. Then apply paste and, lastly, the label.
Page 44 - The molecular weight of a substance is the sum of the atomic weights of its constituent atoms.

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