This section is from the book "A Text-Book Of Pharmacology, Therapeutics And Materia Medica", by T. Lauder Brunton. Also available from Amazon: A text-book of pharmacology, therapeutics and materia medica.
Characters. - Large, colourless transparent prisms or plates; no smell; cooling, rather bitter taste.
Use. - It is an antiseptic and deodoriser like the sulphites. Chiefly used as a reagent to estimate iodine (vide p. 556).
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