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Section 923.41 | Inspection of commercial feed definitions.


As used in sections 923.41 to 923.55 of the Revised Code:

(A) "Animal" means any animate being, other than a human.

(B) "Commercial feed" or "feed" means all materials, except unmixed whole seeds or physically altered entire unmixed seeds, that are not adulterated and that are distributed for use as feed or for mixing in feed for animals. "Commercial feed" or "feed" does not include drugs that are not incorporated into feed and that are not distributed to be mixed in feed. "Commercial feed" and "feed" also does not include negligible amounts of feed ingredients added to a drug solely for the purpose of facilitating administration of the drug to an animal.

(C) "Feed ingredient" means each of the constituent materials used to make a commercial feed.

(D) "Customer-formula feed" means a commercial feed that consists of a mixture of commercial feeds, feed ingredients, or both, each batch of which is manufactured according to the specific instructions of the final purchaser.

(E) "Mineral feed" means a commercial feed intended to supply primarily mineral elements or inorganic nutrients.

(F) "Drug" means any article intended for use in the diagnosis, cure, mitigation, treatment, or prevention of infectious disease in animals or any article other than feed intended to affect the structure or any function of the animal's body.

(G) "Brand name" means any word, name, symbol, or device, or any combination thereof identifying the commercial feed of a distributor and distinguishing it from that of others.

(H) "Product name" means the name of the commercial feed which identifies it as to kind, class, or specific use.

(I) "Federal act" means the "Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act," 52 Stat. 1040 (1938), 21 U.S.C. 301, as amended.

(J) "Official sample" means a sample of commercial feed taken by the director of agriculture or the director's agent in accordance with section 923.47 of the Revised Code and rules adopted under that section.

(K) "Ton" means a net weight of two thousand pounds avoirdupois.

(L) "Per cent" or "percentage" means the percentage by weight.

(M) "Manufacture" means to grind, mix, blend, or further process a commercial feed for distribution. "Manufacturer" means any person who manufactures.

(N) "Person" includes an individual, partnership, association, firm, or corporation.

(O) "Distribute" means to offer for sale, sell, exchange, or barter commercial feed or to supply, furnish, or otherwise provide commercial feed for animals.

(P) "Distributor" means any person who distributes.

(Q) "Label" means a display of written, printed, or graphic matter on or affixed to the container in which a commercial feed is distributed or on the invoice, delivery slip, or other shipping document with which a commercial feed is distributed.

(R) "Labeling" means all labels or any other written, printed, or graphic matter that accompanies commercial feed.

(S) "Exempt buyer" means a person to whom commercial feed is distributed who is required by rule under division (A)(2) of section 923.44 of the Revised Code to pay the semiannual inspection fee required under that section.

(T) "Misbranded" has the same meaning as in section 923.49 of the Revised Code.

(U) "Adulterated" has the same meaning as in section 923.48 of the Revised Code.

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