bq) "Special packaging" means packaging that is designed or constructed to be significantly difficult for children five years of age to open or to obtain a toxic or harmful amount of the substance contained therein within a reasonable time and not difficult for normal adults to use properly but does not mean packaging which all such children cannot open or obtain a toxic or harmful amount within a reasonable time. Consumer Complaints. av) "Mislabeled hazardous substance" means any hazardous substance intended, or packaged in a form suitable, for use in households, especially by children, the packaging or labeling of which is in violation of the special packaging regulation issued by the Department of Health under ARTICLE 91 or if such substance fails to bear a label which (1) states conspicuously (i) the name and the exact address of the manufacturer, packer, distributor, or seller; (ii) the common or usual name of the hazardous substance or of each component which contributes substantially to the harmfulness of the substance, unless the Department by regulation approved by the Department permits or requires the use of the recognized generic name; (iii) the signal word "danger" on substances which are extremely flammable, corrosive, or highly toxic; (iv) the signal word "warning" or "caution" on all other hazardous substances; (v) a frank statement of the principal hazard or hazards involved, as "flammable", "vapor harmful", "causes burns", "absorbed through skin", or similar wording describing the action to be followed or avoided, except when modified by regulation by the Department pursuant to Sec. 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Article 127. br) "Standard" means a set of conditions to be fulfilled to ensure the quality and safety of a product;cralaw. b) If it purports to be or is represented as a drug, the name of which is recognized in an official compendium, and its strength differs from, or its safety, efficacy, quality or purity falls below the standards set forth in such compendium, except that whenever tests or methods of assay as prescribed are, in the judgment of the Department, insufficient for the making of such determination, the Department shall promulgate regulations prescribing appropriate tests or methods of safety, efficacy, quality or purity shall be made. – Failure of the distributor to make the report or send them the form required by the manufacturer, producer, or importer shall relieve the latter of its liability under the warranty: Provided, however, That the distributor who failed to comply with its obligation to send the sales reports shall be personally liable under the warranty. 2) Failure to make or send report. – A food shall also be deemed mislabeled: a) if its labeling or advertising is false or misleading in any way;cralaw, b) if it is offered for sale under the name of another food;cralaw, c) if it is an imitation of another food, unless its label bears in type of uniform size and prominence, the word "imitation" and, immediately thereafter, the name of the food imitated;cralaw, d) its containers is so made, formed, or filled as to be misleading;cralaw, e) if in package form unless it bears a label conforming to the requirements of this Act: Provided, That reasonable variation on the requirements of labeling shall be permitted and exemptions as to small packages shall be established by the regulations prescribed by the concerned department of health;cralaw, f) if any word, statement or other information required by or under authority of this Act to appear on the principal display panel of the label or labeling is not prominently placed thereon with such conspicuousness as compared with other words, statements, designs or devices in the labeling and in such terms as to render it likely to be read and understood by the ordinary individual under customary conditions of purchase and use;cralaw. Article 167. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Philippines in Congress assembled: Article 1. Prescription. g) if it purports to be or is represented as a food for which a definition or standard of identity has been prescribed unless: 1) it conforms to such definition and standard; and, 2) its labels bears the name of the food specified in the definition or standards, and insofar as may be required by such regulations, the common names of optional ingredients other than spices, flavoring and coloring, present in such food;chanroblesvirtuallawlibrary. Article 22. . – In a consumer credit sale other than one pursuant to an open-end credit plan, the obligation of the consumer to whom credit is being extended shall be evidenced by a single instrument which shall include, in addition to the disclosures required by this act, the signature of the seller and the person to whom credit is extended, the date it was signed, a description of the property sold and a description of any property transferred as a trade-in. Such release shall prescribe the date of its expiration and other conditions under which it shall cease to be effective as to such batch and as to portions thereof. e) "Agricultural purpose" means a purpose related to the production, harvest, processing, manufacture, distribution, storage, transportation, marketing, exhibition or disposition of agricultural, fishery or marine products. – The State shall promote and encourage fair, honest and equitable relations among parties in consumer transactions and protect the consumer against deceptive, unfair and unconscionable sales acts or practices. Article 156. bt) "Substandard product" means a product which fails to comply with an applicable consumer product safety rule which creates a substantial risk of injury to the public. Article 27. View THE CONSUMER ACT OF THE PHILIPPINES.docx from BUSINESS A 127 at University of Santo Tomas. FALSE, DECEPTIVE AND MISLEADING ADVERTISEMENT. 1) Sales Report. In establishing a standard under this Article, the concerned department shall consider: 1) the reasonableness of such standard;cralaw, 2) available scientific, medical and engineering data concerning special packaging and concerning accidental, ingestions, illnesses and injuries caused by consumer product;cralaw, 3) the manufacturing practices of industries affected by this Article; and. – The concerned department may, after due notice and hearing, suspend the publication and dissemination of any information accompanying a sales promotion campaign, if it finds the campaign to be in violation of the provisions of this Chapter or its implementing rules and regulations. af) "Extremely flammable" means any substance which has a flash point at or below negative six and six-tenths degrees centigrade as determined by the Tagliabue Open Cub Tester; and term "combustible" shall apply to any substance which has a flash point of above twenty-six and six-tenths degrees to and including sixty-five and five-tenths degrees centigrade as determined by the Tagliabue Open Cub Tester: Provided, That the flammability or combustibility of solids and of the contents of self-pressurized containers shall be determined through methods found by the implementing agency to be generally applicable to such materials or containers, respectively, and established by regulations issued by it. Prohibited Acts on Labeling and Packaging. REGULATION OF PRACTICES RELATIVE TO WEIGHTS AND MEASURES GENERAL PROVISION. Price Comparisons. Declaration of Basic Policy. – The State shall simplify, clarify and modernize the laws governing credit transactions and encourage the development of fair and economically sound consumer credit practices. – Any creditor extending a consumer loan or in a transaction which is neither a consumer credit sale nor under an open-end consumer credit plan shall disclose, to the extent applicable, the following information: a) the amount of credit of which the debtor will have the actual use, or which is or will be paid to him or for his account or to another person on his behalf;cralaw, b) all charges, individually itemized, which are included in the amount of credit extended but which are not part of the finance charge;cralaw, c) the total amount to be financed or the sum of the amounts referred to in paragraphs (a) and (b);cralaw, d) the finance charge expressed in terms or pesos and centavos;cralaw, f) the percentage that the finance charge bears to the total amount to be financed expressed as a simple annual rate on the outstanding unpaid balance of the obligation;cralaw, g) the default, delinquency or similar charges payable in the event of late payments;cralaw, h) a description of any security interest held or to be held or to be retained or acquired by the creditor in connection with the extension of credit and a clear identification of the property to which the security interest relates.chanroblesvirtuallawlibrary. ba) "Person" means any individual, partnership, corporation or association, trust, government or governmental subdivision or any other legal entity. Repealing Clause. e) Any businessman who is doubtful as to whether his advertisement relative to food, drug, cosmetic, device, or hazardous substance will violate or does not conform with this Act or the concerned department's pertinent rules and regulations may apply to the same for consideration and opinion on such matter before such advertisement is disseminated to the public. – The warranty rights can be enforced by presentment of a claim. Suspension, Revocation or Cancellation of Certification of Accreditation. b) In addition to the penalty provided for in paragraph (1), the court may grant an injunction restraining the conduct constituting the contravention of the provisions of Articles 50 and 51 and/or actual damages and such other orders as it thinks fit to redress injury to the person caused by such conduct. Article 13. 19 of Executive Order 175, series of 1987;cralaw, j) the manufacture, importation, exportation, sale, offering for sale, distribution, or transfer of any drug or device which is not registered with the Department pursuant to this Act;cralaw, k) the manufacture, importation, exportation, sale, offering for sale, distribution, or transfer of any drug or device by any person without the license from the Department required in this Act;cralaw, l) the sale or offering for sale of any drug or device beyond its expiration or expiry date;cralaw, m) the release for sale or distribution of a batch of drugs without batch certification when required under Article 34 hereof.chanroblesvirtuallawlibrary. – The parties in a consumer credit transaction may at any time agree in writing to a deferral of all or part of one or more unpaid installments and the creditor may make and collect a charge which shall not exceed the rate previously disclosed pursuant to the provisions on disclosure. Definition of Terms. Article 79. Procedures for the issuance, amendment or repeal of regulations pursuant to clause (2) or paragraph (g) of this Article shall be governed by the rules and regulations promulgated by the Department of Health; Provided, That if the Department of Health finds that the distribution for household use of the hazardous substance involved presents an imminent hazards to the public health, it may publish in a newspaper of general circulation a notice of such finding and such substance shall be deemed to be a "banned hazardous substance" pending the issuance of regulation formally banning such substance. The owner or consignee of the imported consumer product under examination shall be afforded an opportunity to a hearing with respect to the importation of such products into the Philippines. – The Department of Trade and Industry shall enforce the provisions of this Chapter and its implementing rules and regulations. Liability for Product and Service Imperfection. a) Any person who violates any of the provisions of Article 40 hereof shall, upon conviction, be subject to imprisonment of not less than one (1) year but not more than five (5) years, or a fine of not less than Five thousand pesos (P5,000.00) but not more than Ten thousand pesos (P10,000.00), or both such imprisonment and fine, in the discretion of the Court. Implementing Agency. Article 141. r) "Consumer product safety rule" means a consumer product safety standard described in Article 78 or a rule under this Chapter declaring a consumer product banned hazardous product. The Secretariat. To protect the consumer from lack of awareness of the true cost of credit to the user, the State shall assure the full disclosure of the true cost of credit. – The service supplier is liable for any quality imperfections that render the services improper for consumption or decrease their value, and for those resulting from inconsistency with the information contained in the offer or advertisement, the consumer being entitled to demand alternatively at his option: a) the performance of the services, without any additional cost and when applicable;cralaw, b) the immediate reimbursement of the amount paid, with monetary updating without prejudice to losses and damages, if any;cralaw. Declaration of Policy. – The State shall ensure safe and good quality of food, drugs, cosmetics and devices, and regulate their production, sale, distribution and advertisement to protect the health of the consumer. Article 9. f) to accredit independent, competent non-government bodies, to assist in (1) monitoring the market for the presence of hazardous or non-certified products and other forms of violations of Article 18; and (2) other appropriate means to expand the monitoring and enforcement outreach of the department in relation to its manpower, testing and certification resources at a given time. c) Within one hundred eighty (180) days after the filing of an application under this sub-article, or such additional period as may be agreed upon by the Department and the applicant, the Department shall either (1) approve the application if he then finds that none of the grounds for denying approval specified in sub-article (d) applies, or (2) give the applicant notice of an opportunity for a hearing before the Department under sub-article (d) on the question whether such application is approvable. "New Drugs" shall include drugs (a) containing a newly discovered active ingredient; (b) containing a new fixed combination of drugs, either by molecular or physical combination; (c) intended for new indications; (d) an additional new mode of administration; or (e) in an additional dosage or strength of the dosage form, which meets the conditions as defined under the new drug. a) Any person who shall violate the provisions of paragraphs (a) to (f) and paragraph (l) of Article 64 or its implementing rules and regulations shall, upon conviction, be subject to a fine of not less than Two hundred pesos (P200.00) but not more than One thousand pesos (P1,000.00) or by imprisonment of not more than one (1) year or both upon the discretion of the court. Nothing in this Article shall be construed to prohibit the Department from collecting, reporting, and illustrating the results of its investigations. Declaration of Policy. Liability for Defective Services. National Consumer Affairs Council. False, Deceptive or Misleading Advertisement. aw) "New Drugs" mean (1) any drug the composition of which is such that said drug is not generally recognized among experts qualified by scientific training and experience to evaluate the safety, efficacy and quality of drugs as safe, efficacious and of good quality for use under the conditions prescribed, recommended, or suggested in the labeling thereof; or (2) any drug the composition of which is such that said drug, as a result of its previous investigations to determine its safety, efficacy and good quality for use under certain conditions, has become so recognized but which has not, otherwise than in such investigations, been used to a material extent or for a material time under new conditions. au) "Materially defective product" means a product which, because of the pattern of the defect, the number of defective products distributed in commerce and the severity of the risk or otherwise, creates a substantial risk of injury to the public. Change in Starting and Termination Dates of Promotion. – No person shall operate a repair and service firm or act as technical personnel therein without first being accredited by the Department. Consumer Act of the Philippines This content is part of the module WEEK 15 - LAWS REGULATING RESTAURANTS AND SECONDARY TOURISM ENTERPRISES and hasn't been unlocked yet. Article 101. CHAPTER V – The Department shall, after due notice and hearing, promulgate regulations declaring as deceptive any sales act, practice or technique which is a misrepresentation of facts other than these enumerated in Article 50. – The following acts and the causing thereof are hereby prohibited: a) the manufacture, importation, exportation, sale, offering for sale, distribution or transfer of any food, drug, device or cosmetic that is adulterated or mislabeled;cralaw, b) the adulteration or misbranding of any food, drug, device or cosmetic;cralaw, c) the refusal to permit entry or inspection as authorized by Article 36 to allow samples to be collected;cralaw, d) the giving of a guaranty or undertaking referred to in Article 41 (b) hereof which guaranty or undertaking is false, except by a person who relied upon a guaranty or undertaking to the same effect signed by, and containing the name and address of, the person residing in the Philippines from whom he received in good faith the food, drug, device, or cosmetic or the giving of a guaranty or undertaking referred to in Article 41 (b) which guaranty or undertaking is false;cralaw, e) forging, counterfeiting, simulating, or falsely representing or without proper authority using any mark, stamp, tag, label, or other identification device authorized or required by regulations promulgated under the provisions of this Act;cralaw, f) the using by any person to his own advantage, or revealing, other than to the Department or to the courts when relevant in any judicial proceeding under this Act, any information concerning any method or process which as a trade secret is entitled to protection;cralaw, g) the alteration, mutilation, destruction, obliteration, or removal of the whole or any part of the labeling of, or the doing of any other act with respect to a food, drug, device, or cosmetic, if such act is done while such product is held for sale (whether or not the first sale) and results in such product being adulterated or mislabeled;cralaw, h) the use, on the labeling of any drug or in any advertising relating to such drug, of any representation or suggestion that an application with respect to such drug is effective under Article 31 hereof, or that such drug complies with the provisions of such articles;cralaw, i) the use, in labeling, advertising or other sales promotion, of any reference to any report or analysis furnished in compliance with Sec. e) to investigate the causes of and maintain a record of product-related deaths, illnesses and injuries for use in researches or studies on the prevention of such product-related deaths, illnesses and injuries. The following may be required by the concerned department in accordance with the rules and regulations they will promulgate under authority of this Act: a) whether it is flammable or inflammable;cralaw, b) directions for use, if necessary;cralaw, e) process of manufacture used if necessary.chanroblesvirtuallawlibrary. – The retailer shall be subsidiarily liable under the warranty in case of failure of both the manufacturer and distributor to honor the warranty. – Home solicitation sales may be conducted only between the hours of nine o'clock in the morning and seven o'clock in the evening of each working day: Provided, That solicitation sales may be made at a time other than the prescribed hours where the person solicited has previously agreed to the same. Article 80. – Whenever in the judgment of the Department such action will promote honesty and fair dealing in the interest of consumers, it shall promulgate rules and regulations fixing and establishing a reasonable definition and standard of identity, a reasonable standard of quality and/or reasonable standard of fill of containers for food, drugs, cosmetics or devices. – The concerned department may promulgate regulations exempting from any labeling requirements of this Act food, cosmetics, drugs or devices which are, in accordance with the practice of trade, to be processed, labeled or repacked in substantial quantities at establishments other than those where originally processed, labeled or packed on condition that such food, cosmetics, drugs or devices are not adulterated or mislabeled under the provisions of this Act and other applicable laws upon approval from such processing, labeling and repacking establishments. – The parties may agree on a finance charge in an open-end credit plan based on the amount financed resulting from the refinancing or consolidation at a rate not exceeding that permitted by the rules promulgated by the implementing agency. – The Council shall be composed of representatives from the following government agencies and non-government agencies: a) Department of Trade and Industry;cralaw, b) Department of Education, Culture and Sports;cralaw, e) four (4) representatives from consumer organizations of nationwide base to be chosen by the President from among the nominees submitted by the various consumer groups in the Philippines;cralaw, f) two (2) representatives from business/industry sector to be chosen by the President from among the nominees submitted by the various business organizations.chanroblesvirtuallawlibrary. – The Generics Act shall apply in the labeling of drugs. b) No person shall advertise any food, drug, cosmetics, device, or hazardous substance in manner that is false, misleading or deceptive or is likely to create an erroneous impression regarding its character, value, quantity, composition, merit, or safety. Receipts for Home Solicitation Sales. b) Where the comparison relates to a seller's future price, the future price shall take effect on the date disclosed in the advertisement or within ninety (90) days after the price comparison is stated in the advertisement. Regulation-making Exemptions. – Upon prepayment in full of the unpaid balance of a precomputed consumer credit transaction, refinancing or consolidation, an amount not less than the unearned portion of the finance charge calculated according to this Article shall be rebated to the person to whom credit is extended. Liability of Tradesman or Seller. Referral Sales. If the product was purchased from a distributor, the distributor shall likewise immediately honor the warranty. b) the special packaging to be required by such standard is technically feasible, practicable and appropriate for such product. Article 121. For purposes of paragraph (c) of this Article, a package shall be deemed to be nonfunctionally slack-filled if it is filled to substantially less than its capacity for reasons other than (1) protection of the contents of such package, (2) the requirements of machines used for enclosing the contents in such package, or (3) inherent characteristics of package materials or construction being used. Article 20. – The concerned department shall aim at having consumer product standards established for every consumer product so that consumer products shall be distributed in commerce only after inspection and certification of its quality and safety standards by the department. 2) such certificate of release is in effect with respect to such drug: Provided, That this paragraph shall not apply to any drug or class of drugs exempted by regulations promulgated under Authority of this Act. After the close of the fiscal year, the Council shall submit to Congress and the Office of the President, a full report on the progress of the implementation of consumer programs. Article 104. As such the Government would be implementing various measures to make sure that the above policy were made. Required Disclosure on Open-end Credit Plan. Article 32. b) Pending decision on the admissibility of a hazardous substance being imported or offered for import, the Commissioner of Customs may authorize delivery of such hazardous substance to the owner or consignee upon execution by him of a good and sufficient bond providing for the payment of such liquidated damages in the event of default. yr=d.getFullYear(); – The service supplier is liable for redress, independently of fault, for damages caused to consumers by defects relating to the rendering of the services, as well as for insufficient or inadequate information on the fruition and hazards thereof. a) The consumer arbitration officer shall conduct hearings on any complaint received by him or referred by the Council. Minimum Labeling Requirements for Consumer Products. For purposes of this paragraph (e) the term "hair dye" shall not include eyelash dyes or eyebrow dyes. – Suppliers are jointly liable for imperfections in the quantity of the product when, in due regard for variations inherent thereto, their net content is less than that indicated on the container, packaging, labeling or advertisement, the consumer having powers to demand, alternatively, at his own option: b) the supplementing of weight or measure differential;cralaw, c) the replacement of the product by another of the same kind, mark or model, without said imperfections;cralaw, d) the immediate reimbursement of the amount paid, with monetary updating without prejudice to losses and damages if any.chanroblesvirtuallawlibrary. b) "Advertising" means the business of conceptualizing, presenting or making available to the public, through any form of mass media, fact, data or information about the attributes, features, quality or availability of consumer products, services or credit. – Except as otherwise provided, the amount of the finance charges in connection with any consumer credit transaction shall be determined as the sum of all charges, payable directly or indirectly by the person to whom the credit is extended and imposed directly or indirectly by the creditor as an accident to the extension of credit, including any of the following type of charges which are applicable: a) interest or time price differential and any amount payable under point or other system of additional charges;cralaw, b) collection fees which include finder's fees or similar charges;cralaw, e) premium or other charges for any guarantee or insurance protecting the creditor against the obligor's default or other credit loss. – It shall be the duty of the State: a) to develop and provide safety and quality standards for consumer products, including performance or use-oriented standards, codes of practice and methods of tests;cralaw, b) to assist the consumer in evaluating the quality, including safety, performance and comparative utility of consumer products;cralaw, c) to protect the public against unreasonable risks of injury associated with consumer products;cralaw, d) to undertake research on quality improvement of products and investigation into causes and prevention of product related deaths, illness and injuries;cralaw, e) to assure the public of the consistency of standardized products.chanroblesvirtuallawlibrary. Price Tag Requirement. – The Department shall promulgate the rules and regulations governing the implementation of this Article. 7394 or The Consumer Act of the Philippines “is the policy of the State to protect the interests of the consumer, promote his general welfare and to establish standards of conduct for business and industry. Declaration of Basic Policy. – The concerned department shall be advised of any delay of starting dates or termination dates and details of any change in the conduct of a sales promotion. – No publisher, radio broadcast, television licensee or medium for the dissemination of advertising shall be liable, under this Chapter, by reason of dissemination by him of any false advertisement unless he refuses, on the request of appropriate authorities, to furnish the name and post office address of the manufacturer, packer, distributor seller or advertising agency. It was in this light that the Consumer Act of the Philippines (Republic Act. CERTIFICATION OF DRUGS CONTAINING ANTIBIOTICS, Article 34. – The concerned department may commerce an investigation upon petition or upon letter-complaint from any consumer: Provided, That, upon a finding by the department of prima facie violation of any provisions of this Act or any rule or regulation promulgated under its authority, it may motu proprio or upon verified complaint commerce formal administrative action against any person who appears responsible therefor. ac) "Distributor" means any person to whom a consumer product is delivered or sold for purposes of distribution in commerce, except that such term does not include a manufacturer or retailer of such product. . Article 62. Article 128. Article 42. Pursuant to the Implementing Rules and Regulations of R.A. 7394, or the Consumer Act of the Philippines, specifically Title III, Chapter I, Rule 2, Section 7 of Department Administrative Order (DAO) No. FOOD, DRUGS, COSMETICS AND DEVICES. 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