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Pigmentum Mentholis Compositum, B.P.C. Compound Menthol Paint. Pigmentum Mentholis et Toluen

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PIGMENTUM MENTHOLIS COMPOSITUM, B.P.C.
COMPOUND MENTHOL PAINT.

Related entry: Menthol - Paints

Menthol 0.25 | 22 grains
Thymol 0.25 | 22 grains
Oil of Eucalyptus 12.50 | 2 1/2 fl. ounces
Liquid Paraffin to 100.00 | to 20 fl. ounces

Dissolve the menthol, thymol, and oil of eucalyptus in the liquid paraffin.


PIGMENTUM MENTHOLIS ET TOLUENI, B.P.C.
MENTHOL AND TOLUENE PAINT.

Synonym.—Löffler's Pigment or Solution.

Menthol 10.00 | 2 ounces
Absolute Alcohol 60.00 | 12 fl. ounces
Strong Solution of Ferric Chloride 1.00 | 96 minims
Toluene to 100.00 | to 20 fl. ounces

Dissolve the menthol and toluene in the absolute alcohol, and add the strong solution of ferric chloride.


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



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