Report of the Chief for 1862-1927

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1925 - Chemistry
 

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Page 20 - If it consists in whole or in part of a filthy, decomposed, or putrid animal or vegetable substance, or any portion of an animal unfit for food, whether manufactured or not, or if it is the product of a diseased animal, or one that has died otherwise than by slaughter. SEC. 8. That the term
Page 1 - Commissioner, and he shall appoint such other employees as Congress may from time to time provide, with salaries corresponding to the salaries of similar officers in other departments of the government; and he shall, as Congress may from time to time provide, employ other persons, for such time as their services may be needed, including chemists, botanists, entomologists, and other persons skilled in the natural sciences pertaining to agriculture.
Page 25 - The products analyzed for content of radium included 'hair tonics, bath compounds, suppositories, tissue creams, tonic tablets, face powders, ointments, mouth washes, demulcents, opiates, ophthalmic solutions, healing pads and other preparations in solid, semi-solid and liquid form for which therapeutic value because of alleged radioactivity was claimed. Only 5...
Page 11 - ... result of chemical work on insecticides conducted this year, ..a method for the rapid field determination of sulphur on foliage and fruit treated with sulphur preparations was devised, the composition -of colloidal calcium arsenate was determined and the best method of preparing it was worked out, and the general investigation of the ^chemistry of calcium arsenate. which has been under way for several years, was concluded. The chemical and physical properties of 12 crystalline arsenates of calcium,...
Page 7 - ... value in the study of clarification problems. The dye value has been found to be an index of the refining quality of raw sugar. Realizing the value of such a test, both refiners and manufacturers of raw sugar are adopting it as a measure of controlling or improving their factory operations. Lignin Investigations initiated by the bureau in 1920 upon the utilization of corncobs and other agricultural wastes for the production of the chemical furfural are now being applied commercially.
Page 1 - SIR: I have the honor to submit herewith my report of the operations of the Bureau of Chemistry for the fiscal year ended June 30...
Page 3 - It was upon the basis of such research that chemical methods were developed for the detection of adulteration, that the prevalence of sophistication in foods, drugs, insecticides, and naval stores was ascertained and that laws were finally passed for correcting) these abuses. After the passage of the various regulatory acts that were entrusted to the Bureau of Chemistry for execution, parallel lines of research and law enforcement work that have been mutually beneficial were initiated.
Page 3 - ... ascertained, and that laws were finally passed for correcting these abuses. After the passage of the various regulatory acts that were entrusted to the Bureau of Chemistry for execution, parallel lines of research and law enforcement work were initiated that have been mutually beneficial.
Page 20 - ... unfit for food, or a product of a diseased animal, or one that has died otherwise than by slaughter: (3) in the case of food or drug products so grossly adulterated or misbranded with false or fraudulent claims that their distribution constitutes a serious imposition upon the public; (4) in the case of deliberate frauds in the shipment of adulterated and misbranded food products which seriously demoralize legitimate trade practices.
Page 20 - In the case of food products consisting in whole or in part of filthy, decomposed, or putrid animal or vegetable substance, or any portion of an animal unfit for food, or a product of a diseased animal, or one that has died otherwise than by slaughter. 3. In the case of food...

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