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Section 9B – The Drugs and Cosmetics Act, 1940

The Drugs and Cosmetics Act, 1940



9B. Spurious drugs. –


19B. Spurious drugs. –For the purposes of this Chapter, a drug shall be deemed to be spurious, –


(a) If it is imported under a name which belongs to another drug ; or


(b) If it is an imitation of, or is a substitute for, another drug or resembles another drug in a manner likely to deceive or bears upon it or upon its label or contained the name of another drug unless it is plainly and conspicuously marked so as to reveal its true character and its lack of identity with such other drug ; or


(c) If the label or container bears the name of an individual or company purporting to be the manufacturer of the drug, which individual or company is fictitious or does not exist ; or


(d) If it has been substituted wholly or in part by another drug or substance ; or


(e) If it purports to be the product of a manufacturer of whom it is only truly a product.



1.   Section 9B ins. by Act 13 of 1964, sec. 8 (w.e.f. 15-9-1964) and subs. by Act 68 of 1982, sec. 6 (w.e.f. 1-2-1983).




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