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Classification Phraseology as of:
1/1/2018
 
Classification Code:
4512
 
Phraseology:

BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH LABORATORIES — including outside operations

Footnote:

This classification applies to biomedical research in fields such as medicine, pharmacology, pathology, toxicology and microbiology. The research may be performed on a contract basis or in connection with the proprietary development of new products, medications and procedures to treat and cure diseases and conditions that cause illness.

This classification does not apply when the biomedical research is in connection with, or in support of, the commercial production of products or medications by the employer. Biomedical research in connection with other operations of the employer is a General Inclusion. See Section III, General Classification Procedures, Rule 5, General Inclusions.

The production (compounding, blending or packaging) of drugs, medicines, pharmaceutical preparations and devices that are intended for use in the diagnosis, cure, mitigation, treatment or prevention of disease shall be classified as 4611, Drug, Medicine, or Pharmaceutical Preparations Mfg.

The manufacture of serums, antitoxins, viruses and medical diagnostic test kits shall be classified as 5951, Serum, Antitoxin or Virus Mfg.

The diagnostic testing of human tissues, blood or other biologic specimens on a fee basis shall be classified as 8834, Physicians' Practices and Outpatient Clinics.

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Effective DatePure Premium RateNote
1/1/2018$0.28New/Renewal
7/1/2017$0.31New/Renewal
1/1/2017$0.34New/Renewal
Prior Phraseology and Footnote:
Shown below is the previously published phraseology and footnoteEffective Date

Phraseology:
BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH LABORATORIES — including outside operations

Footnote:
This classification applies to biomedical research in fields such as medicine, pharmacology, pathology, toxicology and microbiology. The research may be performed on a contract basis or in connection with the proprietary development of new products, medications and procedures to treat and cure diseases and conditions that cause illness.

This classification does not apply when the biomedical research is in connection with, or in support of, the commercial production of products or medications by the employer. Biomedical research in connection with other operations of the employer is a General Inclusion. See Section III, General Classification Procedures, Rule 5, General Inclusions.

The production (compounding, blending or packaging) of drugs, medicines, pharmaceutical preparations and devices that are intended for use in the diagnosis, cure, mitigation, treatment or prevention of disease shall be classified as 4611, Drug, Medicine, or Pharmaceutical Preparations Mfg.

The manufacture of serums, antitoxins, viruses and medical diagnostic test kits shall be classified as 5951, Serum, Antitoxin or Virus Mfg.

The diagnostic testing of human tissues, blood or other biologic specimens on a fee basis shall be classified as 8834, Physicians.

1/1/2015
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