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Section 9A of Drugs and Cosmetics Act 1940 -  Adulterated drugs

Section 9A  Adulterated drugs: Drugs and Cosmetics Act 1940

For the purposes of this Chapter, a drug shall be deemed to be adulterated,-

(a) if it consists, in whole or in part, of any filthy, putrid or decomposed substance; or

(b) if it has been prepared, packed or stored under insanitary conditions whereby it may have been contaminated with filth or whereby it may have been rendered injurious to health;



(c) if its container is composed in whole or in part, of any poisonous or deleterious substance which may render the contents injurious to hea lth; or

(d) if it bears or contains, for purposes of colouring only, a colour other than one which is prescribed; or

(e) if it contains any harmful or toxic substance which may render it injurious to health; or

(f) if any substance has been mixed therewith so as to reduce its quality or strength.]


1. Subs. by s. 6, ibid., for sections 9A and 9B (w.e.f. 1-2-1983).

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