I did not have any problems with your title:
[quote 95262]"MMS - Sodium Chlorite Content Simplified"[end quote]
However, I do have a problem with your first sentence:
[quote 95262]"MMS, as manufactured to the specifications described in Jim Humble’s book, is not 28% sodium chlorite but rather 22.4%."[end quote]
I was simply pointing out that this statement is not entirely correct. Miracle-Mineral-Supplement
is a 28% solution of sodium chlorite, but because of impurities it actually works out to be a 22.4% solution.
I think the book does a very good job of explaining this, it was your statement that I had problems with.
Concerning the make up of the impurities in sodium chlorite salt, once again I have no problems with the explanation in the book, but you were listing "precise" amounts. When I look at a chemical breakdown that is more precise, and the complete makeup of the product is not known, I usually find a last entry that goes something like "Trace amounts of other elements."
I am sure if we were talking face to face, this misunderstanding would have quickly been worked out and we would have come up with better wording to explain it. However, here we are on the internet and we end up hashing it out over a few posts...
I do have a question for you...
[quote 95262]"It is important that the actual sodium chlorite content of Miracle-Mineral-Supplement
NOT be overstated and the actual ingredients of MMS not be understated."[end quote]
Why is precision in this matter important? We are dealing with drops of MMS and are told to vary the number of drops according to varying conditions. We are told that the drops of activator vary from 2 - 5 times the drops of MMS used, but also that a little more is no big deal. Activation times also seem to be variable. And, we are given a wide range of dilution amounts.
Let's take a moment and look at drops.
Ask any chemistry student how many drops there are in a milliliter and the most common answer will be 20. Jim Humble states that he uses 25 drops per milliliter, and that is OK because there is some variability in drop size. The actual range goes from around 15 - 25 drops per milliliter. However, do to the higher specific gravity of a 28% solution of sodium chlorite, Jim says that there are 17 drops MMS per milliliter. Dr. Hesselink goes a little further and mentions that Jim is using a "large caliber dropper."
I actually had my son, who is studying chemistry, demonstrate and teach me how to dispense drops. He told me the "trick" is to avoid dribbles and squirts and to take your time so each drop is fully formed.
Jim Humble places importance on close measurement of the MMS solution, and that is something that I have control over. He simply states that sodium chlorite crystals are not pure, and I have no control over that at all.
Perhaps it would be easier to simply use industrial standard language, as Bruce has suggested, and call it 168000 PPM available chlorine dioxide.