Drugs and Cosmetics Act 1940

Drugs and Cosmetics Act 1940

Drugs and Cosmetics Act 1940 notes

Objectives / Legislative intent:

Drugs and Cosmetics Act 1940 and rules thereunder 1945 is came into force with an objective to regulate the import, manufacture, distribution, and sale of drugs and cosmetics

What is the objective of the Drugs and Cosmetics Act?

Drugs and Cosmetics Act 1940 and rules thereunder 1945 is come into force with an objective to regulate the import, manufacture, distribution, and sale of drugs and cosmetics

What is the legislative intent of the Drugs and Cosmetics Act?

Drugs and Cosmetics Act 1940 and rules thereunder 1945 is come into force with an objective to regulate the import, manufacture, distribution, and sale of drugs and cosmetics

Write the process of appointment, qualification, and duties of Government analyst as per the D & C Act?


Process of appointment:
State government by notifying in the official gazette, appoint Government analyst under sub-section (1) of section 20, of the act fo the analysis and testing of samples of drugs and cosmetics in the DCL.

Qualification:
A person appointed as a Government analyst should possess the following qualifications:
A graduate in medicine or science or pharmacy or pharmaceutical chemistry of a recognized university, or equivalent qualification recognized and notified by Central Government for such purpose and had not less than 5 years post-graduate experience; in the testing of the drug in a laboratory.
A post-graduate degree in medicine or science or pharmacy or pharmaceutical chemistry or a recognized University or has an equivalent qualification recognized and notified by Central Government for the purpose.

Duties of Government analyst:
To cause to be analyzed or tested samples of drugs or cosmetics sent to him under the Act and to furnish reports of the results of test or analysis
Forward to the Govt. from time to time, reports giving the results of analysis work and research with a view to their publication at the discretion of Government