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Gossypium Acidi Salicylici, B.P.C., Gossypium Acidi Salicylici Forte, B.P.C.

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GOSSYPIUM ACIDI SALICYLICI, B.P.C.
SALICYLIC ACID WOOL.

Related entry: Salicylic Acid

Synonym.—Salicylic Wool.

Salicylic Acid 4.00 | 292 grains
Alcohol 100.00 | 16 1/2 fl. ounces
Absorbent Cotton 96.00 | 16 ounces

Dissolve the salicylic acid in the alcohol, and pour the solution over the cotton under pressure, so that the whole may be, absorbed and diffused evenly throughout. Then dry the medicated cotton in thin layers, at a moderate temperature, and preserve the "wool," which contains 4 per cent. of salicylic acid, in well-closed vessels, protected from the light.


GOSSYPIUM ACIDI SALICYLICI FORTE, B.P.C.
STRONG SALICYLIC ACID WOOL.

Salicylic Acid 10.00 | 1 oz. 340 grains
Alcohol 100.00 | 16 1/2 fl. ounces
Absorbent Cotton 96.00 | 16 ounces

Dissolve the salicylic acid in the alcohol, and pour the solution over the cotton under pressure so that the whole may be absorbed and diffused evenly throughout. Then dry the medicated cotton in thin layers at a moderate temperature and preserve he "wool," which contains 10 per cent. of salicylic acid, in well- closed vessels protected from the light.


The British Pharmaceutical Codex, 1911, was published by direction of the Council of the Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain.



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