17A. Adulterated drugs. –
For the purposes of this Chapter, a drug shall be deemed to be adulterated, –
(a) If it consists in whole or in part, of any filthy, putrid or decomposed substance ; or
(b) If it has been prepared, packed or stored under unsanitary conditions whereby it may have been contaminated with filth or whereby it may have been rendered injurious to health ; or
(c) If its container is composed, in whole or in part, of any poisonous or deleterious substance which may render the contents injurious to health ; or
(d) If it bears or contains, for purposes of colouring only, a colour other than one which is prescribed ; or
(e) If it contains any harmful or toxic substance which may render it injurious to health ; or
(f) If any substance has been mixed therewith so as to reduce its quality or strength.