(720 ILCS 635/2)
(from Ch. 38, par. 22-51)
Sale of hypodermic syringes and needles.
as provided in subsection (b), no such syringe, needle or instrument shall
be delivered or sold
to, or exchanged with, any person except a registered pharmacist,
physician, dentist, veterinarian, registered embalmer, manufacturer or
dealer in embalming supplies, wholesale druggist, manufacturing pharmacist,
industrial user, a nurse upon the written order of a physician or dentist,
the holder of a permit issued under Section 5 of this Act, a registered
chiropodist, or an employee of an incorporated hospital upon the written
order of its superintendent or officer in immediate charge; provided that
the provisions of this Act shall not prohibit the sale, possession or use
of hypodermic syringes or hypodermic needles for treatment of livestock or
poultry by the owner or keeper thereof or a person engaged in chemical,
clinical, pharmaceutical or other scientific research.
(b) A pharmacist may sell up to 20 sterile hypodermic syringes or needles
to a person
at least 18 years of age.
A syringe or needle sold under this subsection
(b) must be
stored at a
and in a manner that limits access to the syringes or needles to pharmacists
pharmacy and any persons designated by the pharmacists. A syringe or
pharmacy under this subsection (b) may be sold only from the pharmacy
of the pharmacy.
(Source: P.A. 93-392, eff. 7-25-03.)