(430 ILCS 35/12)
(from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 262)
The following acts and the causing thereof are prohibited:
(1) The manufacture, distribution, sale, or offer for sale within this
State, or the delivery for introduction or introduction into commerce, or
the delivery for transportation or transportation in intrastate commerce or
between points within this State through any point outside this State, or
the receipt in commerce and subsequent delivery or proffered delivery for
pay or otherwise, of a misbranded hazardous substance or a banned hazardous
(2) The alteration, mutilation, destruction, obliteration or removal of
the whole or any part of the label of, or the doing of any other act with
respect to, a hazardous substance, if such act is done while the substance
is in commerce or is being held for sale and results in the substance being
a misbranded hazardous substance or a banned hazardous substance.
(3) The use by any person to his own advantage, or revealing other than
to the Director or officers or employees of the Department, or officers or
employees of agencies of this state or any other state, or of any federal
agency when such information is required in carrying out their statutory
duties, or to the courts when relevant in any judicial proceeding under
this Act, or to physicians and in emergencies to pharmacists and other
qualified persons for use in the preparation of antidotes, in accordance
with such directions as the Director may prescribe, of any information
acquired under authority of this Act concerning any product formula or any
method or process which as a trade secret is entitled to protection.
(4) The opposing or interfering in any way with the Director or his duly
authorized agents in carrying out the duties imposed by this Act.
(5) The giving of a guarantee or undertaking referred to in Section 16
which is false, except by a person who relied upon a guarantee or
undertaking to the same effect signed by and containing the name and
address of the person residing in the State of Illinois from whom he
received the hazardous substance in good faith.
(Source: P.A. 76-1579.)