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Section 9 – The Drugs and Cosmetics Act, 1940

The Drugs and Cosmetics Act, 1940



9. Misbranded drugs. –


1[9. Misbranded drugs. For the purposes of this Chapter, a drug shall be deemed to be misbranded, –


(a) If it is so coloured, coated, powdered or polished that damage is concealed or if it is made to appear of better or greater therapeutic value than it really is ; or


(b) If it is not labeled in the prescribed manner ; or


(c) If its label or contained or anything accompanying the drug bears any statement, design or device which is false or misleading in any particular.]



1.   Subs. by Act 68 of 1982, sec. 5, for section 9 (w.e.f. 1-2-1983).



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