This section is from the book "A Treatise On Beverages or The Complete Practical Bottler", by Charles Herman Sulz. Also available from Amazon: A Treatise On Beverages.
The preservation of beverages is one of great moment to bottlers, who have used most everything offered for that purpose. To exercise the utmost care in selecting chemical compounds for that purpose is our foremost suggestion. We append descriptive information about those preparations which are adapted for the preservation of carbonated beverages, and omit those which are, on account of their odor or taste, inapplicable for our purpose, or are not powerful enough to be of some service.