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      RS 40:640     


§640.  Dealers excepted from penalty in certain cases

No dealer is subject to the penalties of R.S. 40:639:

(1)  For having received any article of food, drug, device, or cosmetic and in good faith sold it as received unless he refuses to furnish on request of an officer or employee duly designated by the department the name and address of the person from whom he purchased or received the article and all documents pertaining to the delivery of the article to him, or

(2)  If he established a guaranty or undertaking signed by the person residing in Louisiana from whom he received in good faith the article of food, drug, device, or cosmetic, or advertising copy thereof to the effect that the designated article is not adulterated or misbranded within the meaning of this Part and that the copy is not false.  To afford protection, this guaranty or undertaking shall contain the name and address of the person furnishing it.  This person shall be amenable to the prosecution and penalties which would attach in due course to the dealer under the provisions of this Part.  

Amended by Acts 1950, No. 316, §11.  Acts 1978, No. 786, §5, eff. July 17, 1978.  

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