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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 6. Drugs and Devices [111225 - 111656.13]

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

ARTICLE 1. General Provisions [111225 - 111246]
  ( Article 1 added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 415, Sec. 6. )

111225.
  

As used in this chapter, with respect to a drug or drug ingredient, “established name” means either of the following:

(a)  The name designated pursuant to Section 508 of the federal act (21 U.S.C. Sec. 358).

(b)  If there is no such name and the drug or ingredient is an article recognized in an official compendium, then the official title in the compendium is the established name.

If neither subdivision (a) or (b) of this section applies, the common or usual name, if any, of the drug or of the ingredient is the established name. When an article is recognized in the United States Pharmacopoeia and in the Homeopathic Pharmacopoeia under different official titles, the official title used in the United States Pharmacopoeia shall apply unless it is labeled and offered for sale as a homeopathic drug. If it is labeled and offered for sale as a homeopathic drug, the official title used in the Homeopathic Pharmacopoeia shall apply.

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

111230.
  

Any drug represented in its labeling or advertisement as an antiseptic shall be considered to be represented as a germicide, except in the case of a drug that is purported to be or represented as, an antiseptic for inhibitory use as a wet dressing, ointment, dusting powder, or other use involving prolonged contact with the body.

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

111235.
  

Whenever a drug is recognized in both the United States Pharmacopoeia and the Homeopathic Pharmacopoeia of the United States, it shall be subject to the requirements of the United States Pharmacopoeia unless it is labeled and offered for sale as a homeopathic drug. If it is labeled and offered for sale as a homeopathic drug, it shall be subject to the provisions of the Homeopathic Pharmacopoeia of the United States and not to those of the United States Pharmacopoeia.

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

111240.
  

Any added poisonous or deleterious substance, or color additive, shall be considered unsafe for use with respect to any drug or device unless there is in effect a regulation adopted pursuant to Section 110090 that prescribes its use in or on drugs or devices.

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

111245.
  

The department may establish performance standards for devices, that shall be designed to provide reasonable assurance of safe and effective performance and, where appropriate, requiring the use and prescribing the form and content of labeling for the proper installation, maintenance, operation, or use of the device. However, if a performance standard is established for a device pursuant to Section 514 of the federal act (21 U.S.C. Sec. 360d) or Section 521 of the federal act (21 U.S.C. Sec. 360k), it shall be the performance standard of this state for device.

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

111246.
  

Commencing January 1, 2002, any product used for the treatment of lice or scabies in human beings that contains the pesticide Lindane shall not be used or sold in the state.

(Added by Stats. 2000, Ch. 326, Sec. 2. Effective January 1, 2001.)

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