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March 30, 1918


JAMA. 1918;70(13):923. doi:10.1001/jama.1918.26010130014010

Since the publication of the last article in this series, information supplementary to that given previously has been received as follows:

Neo-Arsphenamin.  —An importing license has been granted by the Federal Trade Commission to the Diarsenol Company, Inc., 475 Elicott Square, Buffalo, for the Canadian brand of neo-arsphenamin, Neodiarsenol. Licenses for neo-arsphenamin have also been issued to the Takamine Laboratories, New York; Farbwerke-Hoechst Company, New York, and Dermatological Research Laboratories, Philadelphia. The price has not been fixed at yet, but the understanding is that the market price will be about $2.25 per 0.6 gm. ampule.

Holocaine Hydrochloride (see Article II, p. 689).  —This may be obtained from the Farbwerke-Hoechst Company, 111 Hudson Street, New York, which still has supplies of the German-made article at the price of 50 cents and 45 cents per gram in containers of 1 and 5 gm., respectively. As the drug may be easily prepared from