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Chapter 196

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  196.015.  Certain acts prohibited. — The following acts and the causing thereof within the state of Missouri are hereby prohibited:

  (1)  The manufacture, sale, or delivery, holding or offering for sale of any food, drug, device, or cosmetic that is adulterated or misbranded;

  (2)  The adulteration or misbranding of any food, drug, device, or cosmetic;

  (3)  The receipt in commerce of any food, drug, device, or cosmetic that is adulterated or misbranded, and the delivery or proffered delivery thereof for pay or otherwise;

  (4)  The sale, delivery for sale, holding for sale, or offering for sale of any article in violation of section 196.080 or 196.105;

  (5)  The dissemination of any false advertisement;

  (6)  The refusal to permit entry or inspection, or to permit the taking of a sample, as authorized by section 196.055;

  (7)  The giving of a guaranty or undertaking referred to in section 196.025(2), which guaranty or undertaking is false; except by a person who relied on a guaranty or undertaking to the same effect signed by, and containing the name and address of the person residing in the state of Missouri or in the United States, from whom he received in good faith the food, drug, device, or cosmetic;

  (8)  The removal or disposal of a detained or embargoed article in violation of section 196.030;

  (9)  The alteration, mutilation, destruction, obliteration, or removal of the whole or any part of the labeling of, or the doing of any other act with respect to a food, drug, device, or cosmetic, if such act is done while such article is held for sale and results in such article being misbranded;

  (10)  Forging, counterfeiting, simulating, or falsely representing, or without proper authority using any mark, stamp, tag, label, or other identification device authorized or required by regulations promulgated under the provisions of sections 196.010 to 196.120;

  (11)  The using, on the labeling of any drug or in any advertising relating to such drug, of any representation or suggestion that an application with respect to such drug is effective under section 196.105, or that such drug complies with the provisions of such section;

  (12)  The using by any person to his own advantage, or revealing, other than to the department, or to the courts when relevant in any judicial proceeding under sections 196.010 to 196.120, any information acquired under authority of sections 196.055, 196.080, 196.105 concerning any method or process which as a trade secret is entitled to protection.


(L. 1943 p. 559 § 9858)


Sales prohibited by itinerant vendors and peddlers of baby food, drugs, cosmetics, certain devices, penalty, 150.465

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