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Chapter 9

I Introduction

II The Australian Chemical Industry

III Pharmaceuticals
i Prosperous pioneers
ii War-time pharmaceutical chemistry
iii Commonwealth Serum Laboratories
iv Post-war pharmaceutical manufacture
v Public sector policies

IV Chemists In Other Industries

V The Dawn Of Modern Chemical Industry - High Pressure Synthesis

VI The Growth Of Synthetic Chemicals - Concentration, Rationalisation And International Links

VII Australian Industrial Chemical Research Laboratories

VIII The Plastics Industry

IX The Paint Industry

X Acknowledgements



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Post-war pharmaceutical manufacture (continued)

There were some worthwhile innovations in the over-the-counter business such as ICI Australia's UV cream (protection against ultra violet radiation), some antiseptics and more recently diagnostic aids. However, as yet these are no more than of local significance; international successes have yet to emerge.

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