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BULLET St. Louis City Revised Code Chapter 11.24 Dangerous Drugs, Medicines and Insecticides

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Chapter 11.24
Dangerous Drugs, Medicines and Insecticides

Sections:

11.24.010 Drugs.
11.24.020 Poisons.
11.24.030 Insecticides or exterminators.

McQuillin:

24.410 Generally, pure food and drugs

11.24.010 Drugs.

It shall be the duty of every physician within the city prescribing or ordering for external use any poisonous drug or substance to state in his prescriptions or orders in plain writing "for external use," and no apothecary or druggist shall deliver any article thus ordered without the same being properly labeled with the words "for external use."

Any apothecary, druggist, manufacturer or other person violating any provision of this section shall be guilty of a misdemeanor.
(1948 C. Ch. 46 21: 1960 C. 494.020.)

11.24.020 Poisons.

It is not lawful for any person to sell any drug, medicine, chemical or any other article commonly recognized as a poison, or known to the vendor to be a poison, when taken internally in a dose of a tablespoonful or less, unless the same shall be plainly labeled "poison," with the name of the article and the name and address of the person selling the same. In addition such label shall bear a skull and cross-bones, so as to indicate to any person handling such article that it is poisonous. In no case shall any poisonous article be sold to a minor or other irresponsible person.

Any apothecary, druggist, manufacturer or other person violating any provision of this section shall be guilty of a misdemeanor.
(1948 C. Ch. 46 47: 1960 C. 494.010.)

11.24.030 Insecticides or exterminators.

No person shall give away, sell or offer for sale, as an insecticide or exterminator, any preparation in powder form containing sodium fluoride or other salt of hydrofluoric acid, unless such powders are distinctly colored Nile blue.

This section shall not be so construed as to apply to compounds or preparations of fluorine or to salts of hydrofluoric acid which are intended to be used for industrial or agricultural purposes.
(1948 C. Ch. 46 67: 1960 C. Ch. 528.)

V.A.M.S.:

338.010, 338.090 Sale of poisons

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