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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A synthetic organic compound, (CH3)2C(SO2CH3)2, similar in composition and action to sulphonal; dimethylsulphone-dimethylmethane. It is hypnotic.


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  • Of particular concern has been thimerisal, but other pharmaceutical adjuvants aluminum hydroxide, aluminum potassium sulfate, formalin and synthetically derived methonal are involved as well.

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