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November 12, 1932


JAMA. 1932;99(20):1710-1711. doi:10.1001/jama.1932.02740720064032

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To the Editor:  —In the July 30 issue of The Journal of the American Medical Association mention is made in the article dealing with Koremlu Cream that I had concurred in the opinions of Drs. Pease and Wimmer regarding Koremlu Cream.The truth of the matter is this: I was employed by the Koremlu Company as a consultant in an attempt to find a low-melting wax to act as a mechanical depilatory. My work was confined exclusively to this and to no other problem. Dr. S. Bradford Stone, who worked with me, has already written to you to substantiate this statement.I never experimented either with Koremlu Cream or with thalluim compounds, and I never made any statement regarding the merits or demerits of any such products. When I was asked by the Koremlu Company to express an opinion regarding the thallium controversy, I recommended that they underwrite research to

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