North Carolina – Definition of Over the Counter Drugs

SALT Report 1586 -The North Carolina State Legislature recently passed legislation that amends the definition and labeling requirements of over-the-counter drugs.  Effective June 26, 2012 “over-the-counter drug” is now defined as a drug that is required under 21 C.F.R. § 201.66 to have a label that identifies the products as a drug and the label includes one of the following:
  • A Drug Facts panel; or
  • A statement of its active ingredients along with a list of those ingredients contained in the compound, substance, or preparation
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