Squibb's Materia Medica

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E.R. Squibb, 1906 - Materia medica
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Page 30 - Petroleum Ether; Naphtha. Distillate from American petroleum consisting of hydrocarbons, chiefly of the marsh-gas series. Free from benzene. Colorless, diffusive, highly inflammable liquid. Sp. gr. 0.638 to 0.660; boiling-point 45 to 60C, Soluble in about 6 parts alcohol; readily in ether, chloroform, benzene, and oils (excepting castor).
Page 109 - The purified air-dried product of the hydrolysis of certain animal tissues, as skin, ligaments and bones, by treatment with boiling water.
Page 164 - Oil of turpentine occurs as a thin colorless liquid, having a characteristic odor and taste, both of which become stronger and less pleasant by age and exposure to air.
Page 215 - Great caution should be observed in handling it, as dangerous explosions are liable to occur when it is heated or subjected to concussion or trituration with organic substances (cork, tannic acid, sugar, etc.), or with sulphur, antimony sulphide, phosphorus, or other easily oxidizable substances.
Page 8 - ... recommended for its exceptional quality. Unlike commercial oleic acid often used for medicinal purposes, it contains no more but rather less than the permitted proportions of stearic and palmitic acids. Yellowish or brownish-yellow, oily liquid, becoming darker and absorbing oxygen on exposure. Freely soluble in alcohol, chloroform, benzene, petroleum benzin, and fixed and volatile oils. Because of its freedom from stearin and allied fatty acids, it produces oleates which are more rapidly and...
Page 175 - A mixture of hydrocarbons, chiefly of the methane series, obtained by distilling off most of the lighter and more volatile portions from petroleum, and purifying the liquid residue.
Page 157 - Buidrachms (15 Cc.) Oil Chenopodium, Squibb No. 4585-Sl bottle. Ib $5.35; % Ib. $2.76: X Ib. $1.42; oz. 60c. Oleum Chenopodii; Oil American Wormseed. Volatile oil distilled from Chenopodium ambrosioides. Selected from best market offerings. Thin, colorless or yellowish liquid; peculiar, penetrating, camphor-like odor; pungent, bitterish taste. Sp. gr. 0.965 to 0.985. Soluble in 5 volumes 70 percent, alcohol. Anthelmintic. Average Dose: 3 minims (0.2 Cc.) Oil Cinnamon, Squibb No. 4590-Sl bottle, oz....
Page 75 - Soluble in about 10 times its volume water; miscible in all proportions with alcohol, chloroform, oils, petroleum benzin and benzene. Inhalation Anesthetic, Anodyne, Stimulant, Antispasmodic. Average Dose; 15 minims (1 Cc.) Antidotes: artificial respiration; inversion of patient; ammonia; oxygen or fresh air. Ether is highly inflammable. Its vapor, when mixed with air and ignited, explodes violently. It should be kept in a cool place, and remote from lights and fire, and administered only by daylight...
Page 50 - Alkaloid obtained from several varieties of coca. Cocaine alkaloid and its salts must be free from the objectionable odor of benzol or other products used as solvents in their manufacture. The pharmacopoeia is very strict in its requirements as to color, solubility, and freedom from impurity. The alkaloid here offered responds satisfactorily to the reactions and tests for identity, solubility and purity. Colorless prisms of slightly bitter taste and producing on the tongue a temporary numbness. Soluble...
Page 133 - No. 3870-Sl bottle, Ib. 18c. Calx; Calcium Oxide; Quicklime; Burnt Lime. A well-burnt article, satisfactorily free from carbonate, containing no more than allowable impurities, and of not less than 90 percent, calcium oxide strength. Exhibits requisite degree of alkalinity and avidity for moisture. Hard, white, or grayish-white masses, on exposure attracting moisture and carbon dioxide and falling to a white powder; odorless; caustic taste. Soluble in 760 parts water; insoluble in alcohol. With about...

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