Alaska Statutes.
Title 17. Food and Drugs
Chapter 20. Alaska Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act
Section 200. Inspections and Examinations.
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AS 17.20.200. Inspections and Examinations.

(a) The commissioner of environmental conservation or an agent shall have free access at reasonable hours to a factory, warehouse, or establishment in which foods or cosmetics are manufactured, processed, packed, or held for introduction into commerce, to enter a vehicle being used to transport or hold these foods or cosmetics in commerce, or to an aquatic farm in order to

(1) inspect a factory, warehouse, establishment, vehicle, or aquatic farm to determine if the provisions of the commissioner's respective portions of this chapter are being violated; and

(2) secure samples or specimens of a food, aquatic farm product, or cosmetic.

(b) The commissioner of environmental conservation shall make or have made examinations of samples secured under this section to determine whether or not a provision of the commissioner's respective portions of this chapter is being violated.

(c) The commissioner of health and social services has the same powers and duties with respect to drugs and devices as the commissioner of environmental conservation has with respect to food and cosmetics under (a) and (b) of this section.

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