Virus-Serum Toxin Act Law and Legal Definition
The Virus-Serum Toxin Act (Act) is a federal legislation protecting farmers and livestock raisers by regulating the quality of vaccines. The Act is codified at 21 USCS § 151. The Act prohibits the preparation and sale of any contaminated, dangerous, or harmful virus, serum, toxin, and animal biologicals which is intended for use in the treatment of domestic animals. The Act requires preparation of biologicals in accordance with prescribed standards so as to meet the requirements of purity and safety.