No. S 427
Medicines Act
(Chapter 176)
Medicines (General Sale List) Order 1997
In exercise of the powers conferred by section 23 of the Medicines Act, the Minister for Health hereby makes the following Order:
Citation and commencement
1.  This Order may be cited as the Medicines (General Sale List) Order 1997 and shall come into operation on 24th September 1997.
2.—(1)  In this Order, “product licence” means a product licence which is granted under section 5 of the Act.
(2)  In the Schedule, the following abbreviations are used:
“g” for gram;
“iu” for international unit of activity;
“mcg” for microgram;
“mg” for milligram;
“ml” for millilitre;
“%” for percentage;
“w/w” for weight in weight;
“v/w” for volume in weight; and
“v/v” for volume in volume.
General sale list
3.  A medicinal product which, in the opinion of the Minister, can with reasonable safety be sold or supplied otherwise than by or under the supervision of a pharmacist is that —
(a)of a description set out in the first, second, third and fourth columns of the Schedule; and
(b)which conforms, as regards strength, quality and purity, with the specifications of the medicinal product registered with the licensing authority under the product licence which number is specified in the second column of the Schedule.
4.  The Medicines (General Sale List) Order (O 13) is revoked.
Made this 8th day of September 1997.
Permanent Secretary,
Ministry of Health,
[PD(DAD) 36:36/24; AG/LEG/SL/176/95/1 Vol. 1]