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DIVISION 5. ANIMAL AND POULTRY QUARANTINE AND PEST CONTROL [9101 - 11305]

  ( Division 5 enacted by Stats. 1967, Ch. 15. )

PART 1. DISEASED ANIMALS AND POULTRY [9101 - 9702]

  ( Part 1 enacted by Stats. 1967, Ch. 15. )

CHAPTER 1.5. Commercial Blood Banks for Animals and Biologics [9201 - 9272]

  ( Heading of Chapter 1.5 amended by Stats. 2010, Ch. 235, Sec. 1. )

ARTICLE 1. Definitions [9201 - 9206]
  ( Article 1 added by Stats. 1974, Ch. 776. )

9201.
  

Unless the context otherwise requires, the definitions in this article govern the construction of this chapter.

(Added by Stats. 1974, Ch. 776.)

9202.
  

“Animal” includes, but is not limited to, any domesticated fowl or nonhuman mammal and any wild fowl, bird, or mammal that is reduced to captivity.

(Amended by Stats. 2002, Ch. 822, Sec. 1. Effective January 1, 2003.)

9203.
  

“Biologics” means all viruses, serums, antibody products, toxins (excluding substances that are selectively toxic to microorganisms, for example, antibiotics), or analogous products at any stage of production, shipment, distribution, or sale, which are intended for use in the treatment of animals and which act primarily through the direct stimulation, supplementation, enhancement, or modulation of the immune system or immune response.

(Amended by Stats. 2010, Ch. 235, Sec. 2. (AB 1709) Effective January 1, 2011. Became operative on January 1, 2013, pursuant to Sec. 28 of Ch. 235.)

9204.
  

“Blood and blood component products” means whole blood collected directly from a donor animal for transfusion or the blood components for transfusion including packed red blood cells, platelet-rich plasma, platelet concentrates, fresh plasma, fresh frozen plasma, frozen plasma, cryoprecipitate, and cryosupernatant. Antibody products like hyperimmune serums are considered “biologics” and are excluded from this definition of blood and blood component products.

(Added by Stats. 2010, Ch. 235, Sec. 3. (AB 1709) Effective January 1, 2011. Became operative on January 1, 2013, pursuant to Sec. 28 of Ch. 235.)

9205.
  

“Commercial blood bank for animals” means an establishment that produces animal blood or blood component products to market and sell for use in the cure, mitigation, treatment, or prevention of injury or disease in animals.

(Repealed and added by Stats. 2010, Ch. 235, Sec. 6. (AB 1709) Effective January 1, 2011. Became operative on January 1, 2013, pursuant to Sec. 28 of Ch. 235.)

9206.
  

“Production” means collection of blood or the preparation, testing, processing, storage, or distribution of blood or blood component products for the purpose of transfusion.

(Added by renumbering Section 9204 by Stats. 2010, Ch. 235, Sec. 4. (AB 1709) Effective January 1, 2011. Became operative on January 1, 2013, pursuant to Sec. 28 of Ch. 235.)

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