||Title:||PHARMACY AND POISONS REGULATIONS||Gazette Number:|
|Regulation:||13||Heading:||Labelling of name of poison||Version Date:||30/06/1997|
(1) For the purposes of section 27(a) and regulation 22(3)(a), the name of a poison shall be the term under which it is included in the Poisons List:
Provided that, where the term describes a group of poisons and not the poison specifically, the name of the poison shall be-
(2) For the purposes of the proviso to paragraph (1), where-
(a) if the poison is the subject of a monograph in either the British Pharmacopoeia, the British Pharmaceutical Codex or the British Veterinary Codex, one of the names or synonyms or abbreviated names set out at the head of the monograph; or
(b) in any other case, the accepted scientific name or the name descriptive of the true nature and origin of the poison.
it shall be sufficient to state the name, synonym or abbreviated name used to describe the substance, preparation or surgical dressing with the addition of the letters B.P., B.P.C., B.N.F. or B. Vet.C., as the case may be.
(a) a substance is the subject of a monograph in the British Pharmacopoeia, the British Pharmaceutical Codex or the British Veterinary Codex, or any dilution, concentration or admixture of such substance; or
(b) a preparation is contained in the British Pharmacopoeia, the British Pharmaceutical Codex, the British National Formulary or the British Veterinary Codex, or any dilution, concentration or admixture of such preparation; or
(c) a surgical dressing of a type for which a standard is prescribed in the British Pharmaceutical Codex,