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  196.115.  When a cosmetic deemed misbranded. — A cosmetic shall be deemed to be misbranded:

  (1)  If its labeling is false or misleading in any particular;

  (2)  If in package form unless it bears a label containing:

  (a)  The name and place of business of the manufacturer, packer, or distributor; and

  (b)  An accurate statement of the quantity of the contents in terms of weight, measure, or numerical count; provided, that under (b) of this subdivision reasonable variations shall be permitted, and exemptions as to small packages shall be established by regulations prescribed by the department of health and senior services;

  (3)  If any word, statement, or other information required by or under authority of sections 196.010 to 196.120 to appear on the label or labeling is not prominently placed thereon with such conspicuousness, as compared with other words, statements, designs, or devices, in the labeling, and in such terms as to render it likely to be read and understood by the ordinary individual under customary conditions of purchase and use;

  (4)  If its container is so made, formed, or filled as to be misleading;

  (5)  The department is hereby directed to promulgate regulations exempting from any labeling requirement of sections 196.010 to 196.120 cosmetics which are, in accordance with the practice of the trade, to be processed, labeled, or repacked in substantial quantities at establishments other than those where originally processed or packed, on condition that such cosmetics are not adulterated or misbranded under the provisions of said sections upon removal from such processing, labeling or repackaging establishment.


(L. 1943 p. 559 § 9873)

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