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Health and Safety Code - HSC

DIVISION 104. ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH [106500 - 119405]

  ( Division 104 added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 415, Sec. 6. )

PART 5. SHERMAN FOOD, DRUG, AND COSMETIC LAWS [109875 - 111915]

  ( Part 5 added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 415, Sec. 6. )

CHAPTER 4. Packaging, Labeling,and Advertising [110290 - 110423.101]

  ( Chapter 4 added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 415, Sec. 6. )

ARTICLE 1. General [110290 - 110335]
  ( Article 1 added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 415, Sec. 6. )

110290.
  

In determining whether the labeling or advertisement of a food, drug, device, or cosmetic is misleading, all representations made or suggested by statement, word, design, device, sound, or any combination of these, shall be taken into account. The extent that the labeling or advertising fails to reveal facts concerning the food, drug, device, or cosmetic or consequences of customary use of the food, drug, device, or cosmetic shall also be considered.

(Added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 415, Sec. 6. Effective January 1, 1996.)

110295.
  

The requirement that any word, statement, or other information appear on the label shall not be considered to be complied with unless the word, statement, or other information also appears on the outside container or wrapper of the retail package of any food, drug, device, or cosmetic, or is easily legible through the outside container or wrapper.

(Added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 415, Sec. 6. Effective January 1, 1996.)

110300.
  

It is unlawful for any person to forge, counterfeit, simulate, falsely represent, or without proper authority use, any mark, stamp, tag, label, or other identification device that is authorized or required by regulations adopted pursuant to this part or the federal act.

(Added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 415, Sec. 6. Effective January 1, 1996.)

110310.
  

It is unlawful for any manufacturer, packer, or distributor of a prescription drug or device offered for sale in this state to fail to maintain for transmittal or to fail to transmit to any practitioner licensed by applicable state law to administer the drug or device who makes written request for information as to the drug or device true and correct copies of all printed matter that is required to be included in any package in which that drug or device is distributed or sold. Nothing in this section shall be construed to exempt any person from any labeling requirement imposed by or under other provisions of this part.

(Added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 415, Sec. 6. Effective January 1, 1996.)

110315.
  

It is unlawful for any person, with the intent to deceive, to place, or cause to be placed upon any food, drug, device, or cosmetic, or its package, the trade name or other identifying mark or imprint of another person or any likeness of the trade name or other identifying mark or imprint of another person.

(Added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 415, Sec. 6. Effective January 1, 1996.)

110320.
  

It is unlawful for any person to sell, dispense, dispose of, hold, or conceal any food, drug, device, or cosmetic or its package, with knowledge that the trade name or other identifying marks, imprint, or likeness of the trade name or other identifying mark or imprint of another person has been placed on the food, drug, device, or cosmetic or its package in a manner prohibited by Section 110315.

(Added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 415, Sec. 6. Effective January 1, 1996.)

110325.
  

It is unlawful for any person to possess, make, sell, dispose of, cause to be made, or conceal any punch, die, plate, or other device that may be used to render a food, drug, device, or cosmetic or its package or labeling a counterfeit.

(Added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 415, Sec. 6. Effective January 1, 1996.)

110330.
  

It is unlawful for any person to do any act that causes any food, drug, device, or cosmetic to be a counterfeit, or to sell, dispense, or hold for sale or dispensing, the counterfeit food, drug, device, or cosmetic.

(Added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 415, Sec. 6. Effective January 1, 1996.)

110335.
  

The department may adopt regulations exempting from any labeling or packaging requirements of this part any food, drug, device, or cosmetic that is in accordance with the practice of the trade, to be processed, labeled, or repacked in substantial quantities at establishments other than those where originally processed and packed, on condition that the food, drug, device, or cosmetic is not adulterated or misbranded under the provisions of this part upon removal from the processing, labeling, or repacking establishment. Such food, drug, device, or cosmetic is subject to all other applicable provisions of this part.

All regulations relating to the exemptions that are in effect on the effective date of this part, or that are adopted on or after that date, pursuant to the federal act, are automatically effective in this state. The department may, however, adopt any additional regulations concerning exemptions.

(Added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 415, Sec. 6. Effective January 1, 1996.)

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