Jean Baptiste Alphonse Chevallier. Science applied to public health and social welfare

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Abstract

Jean-Baptiste-Alphonse Chevallier (1793-1879) was a French pharmacist who carried on significant research in analytical, biological, and legal chemistry. He isolated and studied the active principles present in many plants. His most important contributions were in the areas of public health and hygiene, protection of the worker, occupational medicine, adulteration of foodstuff, medicine, and commercial products, methods for their identification, and consumer protection legislation.
Original languageEnglish
JournalRevista CENIC. Ciencias Biológicas
Volume44
Issue number2
StatePublished - 2013

Keywords

  • words
  • analytical chemistry
  • arsenic poisoning
  • biological chemistry
  • falsification of foodstuffs
  • hygiene
  • Legal medicine
  • Occupational medicine
  • Pharmacology
  • Plant extracts
  • Public welfare
  • Toxicology
  • vinegar

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