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Classification Phraseology as of:
1/1/2018
 
Classification Code:
4611
 
Phraseology:

DRUG, MEDICINE OR PHARMACEUTICAL PREPARATIONS MFG. — compounding, blending or packaging only — not manufacturing ingredients — N.O.C.

Footnote:

This classification includes, but is not limited to, 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. This classification includes the manufacture of reagents and testing solutions, enzymes and peptides, culture media, dental preparations (impression compounds, denture adhesives, and tooth restoration materials), contact lens solutions and orthopedics' coating materials.

Pharmacies that combine, mix or alter ingredients in response to a prescription to create a medication tailored to the medical needs of an individual patient shall be classified as 8017(1), Stores — retail.

The manufacture of cosmetics or personal care products, such as makeup, lotions, perfumes and colognes, as well as products such as fluoride toothpaste, antidandruff shampoo, sun block, and antiperspirant that possess characteristics of drugs or medicinal preparations shall be classified as 4623, Cosmetic, Personal Care or Perfumery Products Mfg.

The manufacture of vitamins and food supplements shall be classified as 4831, Vitamin or Dietary Supplement Mfg.

The manufacture of test kits utilized for the diagnosis of medical conditions shall be classified as 5951, Serum, Antitoxin or Virus Mfg.

Approved Pure Premium Rate:
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Effective DatePure Premium RateNote
1/1/2018$1.80New/Renewal
7/1/2017$1.82New/Renewal
1/1/2017$1.97New/Renewal
Prior Phraseology and Footnote:
Shown below is the previously published phraseology and footnoteEffective Date

Phraseology:
DRUG, MEDICINE OR PHARMACEUTICAL PREPARATIONS MFG. — compounding, blending or packaging only — not manufacturing ingredients — N.O.C.

Footnote:
This classification includes, but is not limited to, 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. This classification includes the manufacture of reagents and testing solutions, enzymes and peptides, culture media, dental preparations (impression compounds, denture adhesives, and tooth restoration materials), contact lens solutions and orthopedics' coating materials.

Pharmacies that combine, mix or alter ingredients in response to a prescription to create a medication tailored to the medical needs of an individual patient shall be classified as 8017(1), Stores — retail.

The manufacture of cosmetics or personal care products, such as makeup, lotions, perfumes and colognes, as well as products such as fluoride toothpaste, antidandruff shampoo, sun block, and antiperspirant that possess characteristics of drugs or medicinal preparations shall be classified as 4623, Cosmetic, Personal Care or Perfumery Products Mfg.

The manufacture of vitamins and food supplements shall be classified as 4831, Vitamin or Food Supplement Mfg.

The manufacture of test kits utilized for the diagnosis of medical conditions shall be classified as 5951, Serum, Antitoxin or Virus Mfg.

1/1/2015
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