Report of the health officer of the District of Columbia. 1898

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1898
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Page 55 - States of America in Congress assembled, That no person shall, within the District of Columbia, by himself or by his servant or agent, or as the servant or agent of any other person, sell, exchange, or deliver, or have in his custody or possession with the intent to sell or exchange, or expose or
Page 55 - for sale or exchange, any article of food or drug which is adulterated within the meaning of this act. ' SEC. 2. That the term "drug," as used in this act, shall include all medicines for external or internal use, antiseptics, disinfectants, and cosmetics. The term "food," as used herein, shall include confectionery, condiments, and all articles
Page 56 - (b) In the case of food: First, if any substance or substances have been mixed •with it so as to reduce or lower or injuriously affect its quality or strength ; second, if an inferior or cheaper substance or substances have been substituted wholly or in part for it; third, if any valuable constituent has been wholly or in part abstracted from it; fourth, if it is an
Page 50 - No. 2925. Referred to the Committee on the District of Columbia. A bill to amend an act entitled "An act for the regulation of the practice of dentistry in the District of Columbia, and for the protection of the people from empiricism in relation thereto.
Page 55 - respect to the sale of any such patented medicine, compounded drug, or mixture, shall prove to the satisfaction of the court that he had purchased the article in question as the same in nature, substance, and quality as that demanded of him by the purchaser, and with a written warranty to that effect; that he had no reason to believe at the time when
Page 56 - That every person offering for sale or delivering to any purchaser any drug or article of food included in the provisions of this act shall furnish to any analyst or other officer or agent of the health department, who shall apply to him for the purpose and shall tender him the
Page 57 - by the admixture of terra alba, barytes, talc, or any other mineral substance, by poisonous colors or flavors, or other ingredients deleterious or detrimental to health. SEC. 2. That any person or corporation convicted of violating any of the provisions of
Page 56 - it shall be the duty of the health officer of the District of Columbia, under the direction of the Commissioners of said District, to adopt such measures as may be necessary to facilitate the enforcement hereof, and prepare rules and regulations with regard to the proper method of collecting and examining drugs and articles of food in said District.
Page 55 - Pharmacopoeia, it differs from the standard of strength, quality, or purity laid down in the edition thereof at the time official; second, if, when sold under or by a name not recognized in the
Page 50 - 6, 1892. HR 7080. Referred to the Committee on the District of Columbia. S. No. 3301. Referred to the Committee on the District of Columbia. A bill to provide for completing the system of sewage disposal and protection

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