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January 16, 1943

Drug Products: Labeling, Packaging, Regulation

JAMA. 1943;121(3):221. doi:10.1001/jama.1943.02840030059029

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Mr. Herrick has made a worth-while contribution toward orienting for the average reader the problems relating to the interstate sale of drugs and their advertising. This book is one which will be useful not only to those who are interested in interstate drug commerce but to the members of the medical profession and allied sciences who have a natural curiosity in the control of drugs. The contents include discussions on the early and present history of federal drug legislation, the Federal Food and Drugs Act, the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act of 1938, the formation of the Food and Drug Administration, products which are subject to the act, misbranded drug products, false and misleading labeling, packaged drug products, informative labels, label display and prominence, adequate directions and warning against misuse, fraudulent and dangerous drug products, products exempt from labeling, adulterated drug products, contaminated and harmful drug products, official drugs,

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