Liquor Gutta Percha, B.P.C. Solution of Gutta Percha.

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Related entry: Gutta percha

Gutta Percha, in thin slices 10.00 | 2 ounces
Lead Carbonate, in fine powder 10.00 | 2 ounces
Chloroform, by weight to 100.00 | to 20 fl. ounces

Add the gutta percha to 60 (12 ounces) of the chloroform in a stoppered bottle, and shake frequently until solution is effected. Then add the lead carbonate, previously mixed with the remainder of the chloroform, shake thoroughly several times, and set aside until the insoluble matter has subsided. Finally, decant the clear liquid and keep it in a well-stoppered bottle.

This preparation is sometimes ordered twice this strength (Liquor Gutta Percha Fortior).

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