Advertisement for Yarmor 302 Pine Oil manufactured and sold by the Hercules Powder Company for use in disinfectants. The advertisement details eight so-called vital qualities for good disinfectants, including low cost, pleasant odor, and stability. This advertisement appeared in the June 1943 issue of Soap.
Formed in 1912 as part of an anti-trust settlement with DuPont, the Hercules Powder Company (later Hercules Inc.) initially specialized in the manufacture of explosives and smokeless powders and subsequently diversified its business to encompass a variety of industrial products, including pine and paper chemicals, synthetics, pigments, polymers, and cellulose.
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Hercules Incorporated. “One Disinfectant with All Eight Vital Features.” 1943 Hercules Advertisements, 1943. Records of Hercules Incorporated, Volume 1943. Science History Institute. Philadelphia. https://digital.sciencehistory.org/works/bz60cw91m.
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