Dangerous Furs

Dr. R. Prosser White, dermatologist to the Royal Albert Edward Infirmary in England, has completed a careful study of the way in which eruptions on the skin are caused by poorly 'dyed furs. In the fur business it is necessary to dye fitch to represent sable, goat for bear, muskrat for seal, nutria for beaver, rabbit for seal, beaver, otter, mole, chinchilla or sable, and house cat for skunk or sable. The substance of importance in the process of dying is paraphenylendiamin, which is also the basis...

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