Gutta Percha
(gut' a per' cha).
» Gutta Percha is the coagulated, dried, purified latex of the trees of the genera Palaquium and Payena and most commonly Palaquium gutta (Hooker) Baillon (Fam. Sapotaceae).
Packaging and storage— Preserve under water in well-closed containers, protected from light.
Residue on ignition 281: not more than 1.7%.
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