9A. Adulterated drugs. –
1[9A. 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 insanitary conditions whereby it may have been contaminated with filth or whereby it may have been rendered injurious to health ; or
(c) If its contained 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.
1. Section 9A ins. by Act 21 of 1962, sec. 7 and subs. by Act 68 of 1982, sec. 6 (w.e.f. 1-2-1983).