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- Alaska Statutes.
- Title 17. Food and Drugs
- Chapter 20. Alaska Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act
- Section 80. Adulterated Drugs and Devices.
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AS 17.20.080. Adulterated Drugs and Devices.
- (a) A drug or device is adulterated if
- (1) it consists in whole or in part of a filthy, putrid, or decomposed substance;
- (2) it has been produced, prepared, packed, or held under insanitary conditions in which it may have been contaminated
with filth, or in which it may have been rendered injurious to health;
- (3) it is a drug and its container is composed, in whole or in part, of poisonous or deleterious substance which may
render the contents injurious to health; or
- (4) it is a drug and it bears or contains, for purposes of coloring only, a coal tar other than one from a batch certified
under the authority of the federal act.
- (b) A drug is adulterated if it purports to be or is represented as a drug the name of which is recognized in an official
compendium, and its strength differs from, or its quality or purity falls below the standard set forth in the
compendium. The determination as to strength, quality, or purity shall be made in accordance with the tests or methods
of assay set forth in the compendium, or in the absence or inadequacy of tests or methods of assay, those prescribed
under authority of the federal act. A drug defined in an official compendium is not adulterated under this subsection
because it differs from the standard of strength, quality, or purity set forth in the compendium, if its difference in
strength, quality, or purity is plainly stated on its label. When a drug is recognized in both the United States
Pharmacopoeia and the Homeopathic Pharmacopoeia of the United States it is subject to the requirements of the United
States Pharmacopoeia unless it is labeled and offered for sale as a homeopathic drug, in which case it is subject to
the provisions of the Homeopathic Pharmacopoeia of the United States and not to those of the United States
- (c) A drug is adulterated if it is not subject to the provisions of (b) of this section and its strength differs from, or
its purity or quality falls below, that which it purports or is represented to possess.
- (d) A drug is adulterated if a substance has been
- (1) mixed or packed with it to reduce its quality or strength; or
- (2) substituted wholly or in part for it.
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