Section 80.24 - Identification of controlled substances

80.24 Identification of controlled substances.

(a) No controlled substances may be manufactured or delivered within this State in solid or capsule form unless it has clearly marked or printed upon each capsule or solid the national drug code number or other identifying symbol assigned to the manufacturer or distributor and the drug manufactured or distributed, or other set or sets of identifying symbols or coding as approved by the commissioner. The commissioner may except from the requirement of this subdivision controlled substances manufactured in such form as to render any imprinting thereon unreasonably difficult or impossible.

(b) Each manufacturer or distributor of controlled substances shall furnish the department with a list of all controlled substances manufactured or delivered by them within the State and the national drug code number or other symbol assigned to each such substance.

(c) No controlled substance contained within a bottle, vial, carton or other container or package for delivery to an ultimate consumer, shall be manufactured or distributed within this State unless such container or package has clearly and permanently marked or imprinted upon it:

(1) the national drug code identification number assigned to the manufacturer or distributor, or other identification number approved by the commissioner, and

(2) the national drug code number or other identification number approved by the commissioner and designated for such substance.

(d) The commissioner does hereby direct each such manufacturer or distributor to adopt the national drug code number or other identification number approved by the commissioner and assigned to each controlled substance manufactured or distributed by such licensee for the purpose of meeting the requirements of article 33, Public Health Law.
 

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