Then, Balm for Insect Bites...Now, Bomber for Boll Weevils
Another Development in Naval Stores Made Possible Through Hercules Chemical Research
- Part of 1948 Hercules Advertisements
Advertisement for Toxaphene chlorinated camphene toxicant manufactured and sold by the Hercules Powder Company for use in pesticides and insecticides. The advertisement details the varied uses of naval stores past and present, highlighting Hercules' discovery and development of new products and uses. This advertisement appeared in the January 1948 issue of Naval Stores Review.
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. “Then, Balm for Insect Bites...Now, Bomber for Boll Weevils.” 1948 Hercules Advertisements, 1948. Records of Hercules Incorporated, Volume 1948. Science History Institute. Philadelphia. https://digital.sciencehistory.org/works/d217qq35p.
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