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December 25, 1937

Accepted Dental Remedies Containing a List of Official Drugs Selected to Promote a Rational Dental Materia Medica and Descriptions of Acceptable Nonofficial Articles, 1937

JAMA. 1937;109(26):2165. doi:10.1001/jama.1937.02780520055034

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This is the first revision published in two years of the list of pharmaceutical articles that have been accepted by the Council on Dental Therapeutics. The list has been thoroughly revised and the information on the official drugs brought in line with the recently published eleventh edition of the U. S. Pharmacopeia and the sixth edition of the National Formulary. The 1937 edition reflects the position of the Council on Dental Therapeutics on the abrasiveness of dentifrices and gives for each dentifrice listed as acceptable, statement of its composition and of the source and kind of insoluble materials in it and of the abrasiveness of the finished dentifrice. Special mention is made of the revisions of the chapters on calcium compounds, epinephrine, cod liver oil, opium derivatives, local anesthetics and atropine preparations. The plan of this book follows the plan of two publications of the Council on Pharmacy and Chemistry

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