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The Drugs and Cosmetics Act, 1940 :- Define Ayurvedic, Siddha or Unani Drugs and Board etc. as under Section 3

(a)“[Ayurvedic, Siddha or Unani] drug” includes all medicines intended for internal or external use for or in the diagnosis, treatment, mitigation or prevention of [disease or disorder in human beings or animals, and manufactured] exclusively in accordance with the formulae described in, the authoritative books of [Ayurvedic, Siddha and Unani Tibb systems of medicine], specified in the First Schedule;]

(aa)] “the Board” means :-

(i) in relation to 2[Ayurvedic, Siddha or Unani] drug, the [Ayurvedic, Siddha and Unani Drugs Technical Advisory Board] constituted under section 33C

(c) “Government Analyst” means :-

(i) in relation to [Ayurvedic, Siddha or Unani] drug, a Government Analyst appointed by the Central Government or a State Government under section 33F;

 (e) “Inspector” means :-

(i) in relation to [Ayurvedic, Siddha or Unani] drug, an Inspector appointed by the Central Government or a State Government under section 33G

(h) “patent or proprietary medicine” means,:-

(i) in relation to Ayurvedic, Siddha or Unani Tibb systems of medicine all formulations containing only such ingredients mentioned in the formulae described in the authoritative books of Ayurveda, Siddha or Unani Tibb systems of medicine specified in the First Schedule, but does not include a medicine which is administered by parenteral route and also a formulation included in the authoritative books as specified in clause (a);

Rules - Relating  to Ayurvedic, Siddha or Unani Drugs as per

            The Drugs and Cosmetics Rules, 1945

Part XVI   :-  Gives details of Manufacture for sale of Ayurvedic (including Siddha) or Unani drugs

Part XVII :-   Gives details of Labelling, Packing and Limit of Alcohol in Ayurevedic   (including Siddha) or Unani drugs

Part XVIII  :- Give details of Government Analysts and Inspectors for Ayurevedic   (including Siddha) or Unani drugs

 















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