From Japanese turpentine, from Pinus Thunbergii, M. Burchardt4) obtained 10 p. c. of a volatile oil. Upon fractionation the bulk of the oil distilled at 165°, the fractions coming over between the limits of 157 and 292°. Physical constants were not recorded5).

1) Pharmaceutical Journ. III. 21 (1891), 1151; 56 (1896), 370.

2) Chemist and Druggist 69 (1906), 961.

3) Journ. chem. Soc. 95 (1909), 1465.

4) Inaugural-Dissertation, Bern 1906, p. 22.

5) In the island of Sachalin (Japan) there are large forests of Abies sachalinensis, Masters and Larix dahurica, Turcz. and of other conifers suitable to the production of turpentine. The Japanese Government plans to develop a turpentine industry on a large scale. (Oriental Druggist, Yokohama 3 (1909), Nos. 20 and 21, p. 2. - Oil, Paint and Drug Reporter 77 (1910), No. 6, p. 9. - Chem. Ztg. 34 (1910), 1326; 35 (1911), 468. - Chemist and Druggist 77 (1910), 638.)