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Chapter 69.04 RCW

(Formerly Food, drug, and cosmetic act)

RCW Sections

69.04.001Statement of purpose.
69.04.003"Federal act" defined.
69.04.004"Intrastate commerce."
69.04.012"Official compendium."
69.04.014"Immediate container."
69.04.016"Misleading labeling or advertisement," how determined.
69.04.017"Antiseptic" as germicide.
69.04.018"New drug" defined.
69.04.020"Contaminated with filth."
69.04.022"Pesticide chemical."
69.04.023"Raw agricultural commodity."
69.04.024"Food additive," "safe."
69.04.025"Color additive," "color."
69.04.040Prohibited acts.
69.04.050Remedy by injunction.
69.04.060Criminal penalty for violations.
69.04.070Additional penalty.
69.04.080Avoidance of penalty.
69.04.090Liability of disseminator of advertisement.
69.04.100Condemnation of adulterated or misbranded article.
69.04.110Embargo of articles.
69.04.120Procedure on embargo.
69.04.123Exception to petition requirement under RCW 69.04.120.
69.04.130Petitions may be consolidated.
69.04.140Claimant entitled to sample.
69.04.150Damages not recoverable if probable cause existed.
69.04.170Minor infractions.
69.04.180Proceedings to be in name of state.
69.04.190Standards may be prescribed by regulations.
69.04.200Conformance with federal standards.
69.04.205Bacon -- Packaging at retail to reveal quality and leanness.
69.04.206Bacon -- Rules, regulations, and standards -- Withholding packaging use -- Hearing -- Final determination -- Appeal.
69.04.207Bacon -- Effective date.
69.04.210Food -- Adulteration by poisonous or deleterious substance.
69.04.220Food -- Adulteration by abstraction, addition, substitution, etc.
69.04.231Food -- Adulteration by color additive.
69.04.240Confectionery -- Adulteration.
69.04.245Poultry -- Improper use of state's geographic outline.
69.04.250Food -- Misbranding by false label, etc.
69.04.260Packaged food -- Misbranding.
69.04.270Food -- Misbranding by lack of prominent label.
69.04.280Food -- Misbranding for nonconformity with standard of identity.
69.04.290Food -- Misbranding for nonconformity with standard of quality.
69.04.300Food -- Misbranding for nonconformity with standard of fill.
69.04.310Food -- Misbranding by failure to show usual name and ingredients.
69.04.320Food -- Misbranding by failure to show dietary properties.
69.04.330Food -- Misbranding by failure to show artificial flavoring, coloring, etc.
69.04.331Popcorn sold by theaters or commercial food service establishments -- Misbranded if the use of butter or ingredients of butter-like flavoring not disclosed.
69.04.333Poultry and poultry products -- Label to indicate if product frozen.
69.04.334Turkeys -- Label requirement as to grading.
69.04.335RCW 69.04.333 and 69.04.334 subject to enforcement and penalty provisions of chapter.
69.04.340Natural vitamin, mineral, or dietary properties need not be shown.
69.04.345Direct seller license.
69.04.350Permits to manufacture or process certain foods.
69.04.360Suspension of permit.
69.04.370Right of access for inspection.
69.04.380Food exempt if in transit for completion purposes.
69.04.390Regulations permitting tolerance of harmful matter.
69.04.392Regulations permitting tolerance of harmful matter -- Pesticide chemicals in or on raw agricultural commodities.
69.04.394Regulations permitting tolerance of harmful matter -- Food additives.
69.04.396Regulations permitting tolerance of harmful matter -- Color additives.
69.04.398Purpose of RCW 69.04.110, 69.04.392, 69.04.394, 69.04.396 -- Uniformity with federal laws and regulations -- Application to production of kosher food products -- Adoption of rules.
69.04.400Conformance with federal regulations.
69.04.410Drugs -- Adulteration by harmful substances.
69.04.420Drugs -- Adulteration for failure to comply with compendium standard.
69.04.430Drugs -- Adulteration for lack of represented purity or quality.
69.04.440Drugs -- Adulteration by admixture or substitution of ingredients.
69.04.450Drugs -- Misbranding by false labeling.
69.04.460Packaged drugs -- Misbranding.
69.04.470Drugs -- Misbranding by lack of prominent label.
69.04.480Drugs -- Misbranding for failure to state content of habit forming drug.
69.04.490Drugs -- Misbranding by failure to show usual name and ingredients.
69.04.500Drugs -- Misbranding by failure to give directions for use and warnings.
69.04.510Drugs -- Misbranding for improper packaging and labeling.
69.04.520Drugs -- Misbranding for failure to show possibility of deterioration.
69.04.530Drugs -- Misbranding by misleading representation.
69.04.540Drugs -- Misbranding by sale without prescription of drug requiring it.
69.04.550Drugs exempt if in transit for completion purposes.
69.04.560Dispensing of certain drugs exempt.
69.04.565DMSO (dimethyl sulfoxide) authorized.
69.04.570Introduction of new drug.
69.04.580Application for introduction.
69.04.590Effective date of application.
69.04.600Denial of application.
69.04.610Revocation of denial.
69.04.620Service of order of denial.
69.04.630Drug for investigational use exempt.
69.04.640Court review of denial.
69.04.650Dispensing of certain drugs exempt.
69.04.660Federally licensed drugs exempt.
69.04.670Cosmetics -- Adulteration by injurious substances.
69.04.680Cosmetics -- Misbranding by false label, etc.
69.04.690Cosmetics -- Misbranding by lack of prominent label.
69.04.700Cosmetics exempt if in transit for completion purposes.
69.04.710Advertisement, when deemed false.
69.04.720Advertising of cure of certain diseases deemed false.
69.04.730Enforcement, where vested -- Regulations.
69.04.740Regulations to conform with federal regulations.
69.04.761Hearing on proposed regulation -- Procedure.
69.04.770Review on petition prior to effective date.
69.04.780Investigations -- Samples -- Right of entry -- Verified statements.
69.04.790Owner may obtain part of sample.
69.04.800Access to records of other agencies.
69.04.810Access to records of intrastate carriers.
69.04.820Right of entry to factories, warehouses, vehicles, etc.
69.04.830Publication of reports of judgments, orders and decrees.
69.04.840Dissemination of information.
69.04.845Severability -- 1945 c 257.
69.04.850Construction -- 1945 c 257.
69.04.860Effective date of chapter -- 1945 c 257.
69.04.870Short title.
69.04.880Civil penalty.
69.04.900Perishable packaged food -- Pull date labeling -- Definitions.
69.04.905Perishable packaged food -- Pull date labeling -- Required.
69.04.910Perishable packaged food -- Pull date labeling -- Selling or trading goods beyond pull date -- Repackaging to substitute for original date -- Exception.
69.04.915Perishable packaged food -- Pull date labeling -- Storage -- Rules and regulations.
69.04.920Perishable packaged food -- Pull date labeling -- Penalties.
69.04.928Seafood labeling requirements -- Pamphlet.
69.04.930Frozen fish and meat -- Labeling requirements -- Exceptions.
69.04.933Food fish and shellfish labeling -- Identification of species -- Exceptions -- Penalty.
69.04.934Salmon labeling -- Identification as farm-raised or commercially caught -- Exceptions -- Penalty.
69.04.935Salmon labeling -- Rules for identification and enforcement.
69.04.938Misbranding of food fish or shellfish -- Penalties.
69.04.940Imported lamb products -- Labeling requirements.
69.04.950Transport of bulk foods -- Definitions.
69.04.955Transport of bulk foods -- Prohibitions -- Exemption.
69.04.960Transport of bulk foods -- Compatible substances -- Cleaning vehicle or vessel -- Vehicle or vessel marking.
69.04.965Transport of bulk foods -- Transports not constituting violations.
69.04.970Transport of bulk foods -- Substances rendering vehicle or vessel permanently unsuitable for bulk food transport -- Procedures to rehabilitate vehicles and vessels.
69.04.975Transport of bulk foods -- Rehabilitation of vehicles and vessels -- Inspection -- Certification -- Marking -- Costs.
69.04.980Transport of bulk foods -- Penalties.

Chapter 69.07 RCW does not impair authority of director or department under this chapter: RCW 69.07.160.

Dairies and dairy products: Chapter 15.36 RCW.

Food processing inspection account: RCW 69.07.120.

Patent medicine peddlers: Chapter 18.64 RCW.