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Know About Trademark Class 5: Pharmaceuticals and More

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Trademark Class 5 particularly pertains to pharmaceutical and veterinary preparations and sanitary preparations for medical purposes, along with dietetic food and substances adapted for medical or veterinary use, food for babies, and dietary supplements for humans and animals. The list also includes nutritional supplements and vitamin supplement preparations. Plasters, materials for dressings, materials for stopping teeth, dental wax, disinfectants, sanitisers, and preparations for destroying vermin, fungicides, and herbicides also fall under this category.

Do you know? Trademark has been segregated within 45 different divisions as per NICE classification for trademark also recognized as International Certification of Goods and Services.

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What Comes Under Trademark Class 5?

Categories that come under Trademark Class 5

  • Pharmaceutical and veterinary preparations
  • Sanitary preparations for medical purposes or personal hygiene, other than toiletries
  • Sprays to prevent animal odour
  • Diapers for babies
  • Dietary supplements, vitamin supplement preparations intended to supplement a normal diet or to provide health benefits
  • Meal replacements, dietetic food, and beverages adapted for medical or veterinary use
  • Plasters, materials for dressings
  • Material for stopping teeth, dental wax
  • Cigarettes without tobacco, for medical purposes
  • Sanitisers
  • Disinfectants
  • Preparations for destroying vermin
  • Fungicides, herbicides.

Products to NOT Include Under Trademark Class 5

  • Sanitary preparations being toiletries
  • Deodorants for human beings
  • Supportive bandages
  • Meal replacements, dietetic food, and beverages that are not for medical or veterinary use.

List of Products Under Trademark Class 5

  • absorbent cotton / absorbent wadding
  • acaricides
  • acetates for pharmaceutical purposes
  • acids for pharmaceutical purposes
  • acne treatment preparations
  • aconitine
  • adhesive plasters/sticking plasters
  • adhesive tapes for medical purposes/adhesive bands for medical purposes
  • adhesives for dentures
  • adjuvants for medical purposes
  • air purifying preparations
  • air deodorizing preparations
  • albumin dietary supplements
  • albuminous foodstuffs for medical purposes
  • albuminous preparations for medical purposes
  • alcohol for pharmaceutical purposes
  • aldehydes for pharmaceutical purposes
  • algicides
  • alginate dietary supplements
  • alginates for pharmaceutical purposes
  • alkaline iodides for pharmaceutical purposes
  • alkaloids for medical purposes
  • alloys of precious metals for dental purposes
  • aloe vera preparations for pharmaceutical purposes
  • aluminium acetate for pharmaceutical purposes
  • amino acids for medical purposes
  • amino acids for veterinary purposes
  • anaesthetics
  • analgesics
  • angostura bark for medical purposes
  • animal washes
  • anti-rheumatism bracelets
  • anti-rheumatism rings
  • anti-uric preparations
  • antibiotics
  • anticryptogamic preparations
  • antioxidant pills
  • antiparasitic preparations
  • antiparasitic collars for animals
  • antiseptic cotton
  • antiseptics
  • appetite suppressants for medical purposes
  • appetite suppressant pills
  • articles for headache
  • aseptic cotton
  • asthmatic tea
  • babies’ napkins [diapers] / babies’ diapers [napkins]
  • babies’ napkin-pants [diaper-pants] / babies’ diaper-pants / babies’ napkin-pants
  • bacterial poisons
  • bacterial preparations for medical and veterinary use
  • bacteriological preparations for medical and veterinary use
  • balms for medical purposes
  • balsamic preparations for medical purposes
  • bandages for dressings
  • barks for pharmaceutical purposes
  • bath preparations for medical purposes
  • bath salts for medical purposes
  • belts for sanitary napkins [towels]
  • bicarbonate of soda for pharmaceutical purposes
  • biocides
  • biological preparations for medical purposes
  • biological preparations for veterinary purposes
  • biological tissue cultures for medical purposes
  • biological tissue cultures for veterinary purposes
  • bismuth preparations for pharmaceutical purposes
  • bismuth subnitrate for pharmaceutical purposes
  • blood plasma
  • blood for medical purposes
  • bone cement for surgical and orthopaedic purposes
  • bouillons for bacteriological cultures / bacteriological culture mediums / media for bacteriological cultures
  • bracelets for medical purposes
  • breast-nursing pads
  • bromine for pharmaceutical purposes
  • bronchodilating preparations
  • bunion pads
  • cachets for pharmaceutical purposes
  • cachou for pharmaceutical purposes
  • preparations for callouses
  • calomel
  • camphor oil for medical purposes
  • camphor for medical purposes
  • candy, medicated
  • candy for medical purposes
  • capsules for medicines
  • carbolineum [parasiticide]
  • casein dietary supplements
  • castor oil for medical purposes
  • cattle washes
  • caustic pencils
  • caustics for pharmaceutical purposes
  • cedar wood for use as an insect repellent
  • cellulose esters for pharmaceutical purposes
  • cellulose ethers for pharmaceutical purposes
  • cement for animal hooves
  • charcoal for pharmaceutical purposes
  • chemical conductors for electrocardiograph electrodes
  • chemical contraceptives
  • chemical preparations for the diagnosis of pregnancy
  • chemical preparations to treat mildew
  • chemical preparations to treat wheat blight [smut] / chemical preparations to treat wheat smut
  • chemical preparations for treating phylloxera
  • chemical preparations for pharmaceutical purposes
  • chemical preparations for medical purposes
  • chemical preparations for veterinary purposes
  • chemical reagents for medical or veterinary purposes
  • chemical-pharmaceutical preparations
  • chewing gum for medical purposes
  • chilblain preparations
  • crinoline for medical purposes
  • chloroform
  • cocaine
  • cod liver oil
  • collodion for pharmaceutical purposes
  • collyrium
  • compresses
  • condurango bark for medical purposes
  • solutions for contact lenses/solutions for use with contact lenses
  • contact lens cleaning preparations
  • cooling sprays for medical purposes
  • corn rings for the feet
  • corn remedies
  • cotton for medical purposes
  • cotton swabs for medical purposes/cotton sticks for medical purposes
  • cream of tartar for pharmaceutical purposes
  • creosote for pharmaceutical purposes
  • croton bark
  • cultures of microorganisms for medical and veterinary use/preparations of microorganisms for medical and veterinary use
  • curare
  • decoctions for pharmaceutical purposes
  • dental abrasives
  • dental amalgams
  • dental cement, all types
  • dental impression materials
  • dental lacquer
  • dental mastics
  • dental amalgams of gold
  • deodorants, other than for human beings or animals
  • deodorants for clothing and textiles
  • depuratives
  • preparations for destroying noxious animals
  • preparations for destroying dry rot fungus
  • preparations for destroying mice
  • detergents for medical purposes
  • diabetic bread adapted for medical use
  • diagnostic preparations for medical purposes
  • diagnostic biomarker reagents for medical purposes
  • diagnostic preparations for veterinary purposes
  • diapers for pets
  • diastase for medical purposes
  • dietary fibre / dietary fiber
  • dietary supplements for animals
  • dietetic foods adapted for medical purposes
  • dietetic beverages adapted for medical purposes
  • dietetic substances adapted for medical use
  • digestives for pharmaceutical purposes
  • digitalin
  • dill oil for medical purposes
  • disinfectants for hygiene purposes
  • disinfectants for chemical toilets
  • disinfectants
  • dog washes
  • dog lotions
  • douching preparations for medical purposes
  • dressings, medical
  • drugs for medical purposes
  • elixirs [pharmaceutical preparations]
  • enzyme preparations for medical purposes
  • enzyme preparations for veterinary purposes
  • enzyme dietary supplements
  • enzymes for medical purposes
  • enzymes for veterinary purposes
  • ergot for pharmaceutical purposes
  • esters for pharmaceutical purposes
  • ethers for pharmaceutical purposes
  • eucalyptol for pharmaceutical purposes
  • eucalyptus for pharmaceutical purposes
  • extracts of hops for pharmaceutical purposes
  • eye-washes
  • eyepatches for medical purposes
  • preparations to facilitate teething
  • febrifuges
  • fennel for medical purposes
  • ferments for pharmaceutical purposes
  • first-aid boxes, filled
  • fish meal for pharmaceutical purposes
  • flour for pharmaceutical purposes/meal for pharmaceutical purposes
  • flowers of sulfur for pharmaceutical purposes
  • fly catching paper
  • fly glue/fly catching adhesives
  • fly destroying preparations
  • food for babies
  • formic aldehyde for pharmaceutical purposes
  • frostbite salve for pharmaceutical purposes
  • fumigating sticks / fumigating pastilles
  • fumigation preparations for medical purposes
  • fungicides
  • gamboge for medical purposes
  • gases for medical purposes
  • gauze for dressings
  • gelatine for medical purposes
  • gentian for pharmaceutical purposes
  • germicides
  • glucose for medical purposes
  • glucose dietary supplements
  • glycerine for medical purposes
  • glycerophosphates
  • greases for medical purposes
  • greases for veterinary purposes
  • guaiacol for pharmaceutical purposes
  • gum for medical purposes
  • gurjun [gurjon, gurjan] balsam for medical purposes
  • hematogenic
  • haemoglobin
  • haemorrhoid preparations/haemorrhoid preparations
  • hemostatic pencils / hemostatic pencils
  • headache pencils
  • herbal teas for medicinal purposes
  • herbicides/preparations for destroying noxious plants/weedkillers
  • hormones for medical purposes
  • hydrastine
  • hydrastinine
  • hydrated chloral for pharmaceutical purposes
  • hydrogen peroxide for medical purposes
  • insect repellents
  • insect repellent incense
  • insecticides
  • iodides for pharmaceutical purposes
  • iodine for pharmaceutical purposes
  • iodoform
  • Irish moss for medical purposes
  • isotopes for medical purposes
  • jalap
  • jujube, medicated
  • lacteal flour for babies
  • larvae exterminating preparations
  • laxatives
  • lead water / Goulard water
  • lecithin for medical purposes
  • lecithin dietary supplements
  • leeches for medical purposes
  • preparations of lime for pharmaceutical purposes
  • liniments
  • linseed for pharmaceutical purposes/flaxseed for pharmaceutical purposes
  • linseed meal for pharmaceutical purposes/flaxseed meal for pharmaceutical purposes
  • linseed dietary supplements/flaxseed dietary supplements

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  • linseed oil dietary supplements/flaxseed oil dietary supplements
  • lint for medical purposes
  • liquorice for pharmaceutical purposes
  • lotions for pharmaceutical purposes
  • lotions for veterinary purposes
  • lupulin for pharmaceutical purposes
  • magnesia for pharmaceutical purposes
  • malt for pharmaceutical purposes
  • malted milk beverages for medical purposes
  • mangrove bark for pharmaceutical purposes
  • medical preparations for slimming purposes
  • medicated animal feed
  • medicinal alcohol
  • medicinal mud / medicinal sediment [mud]
  • medicinal infusions
  • medicinal tea
  • medicinal oils
  • medicinal herbs
  • medicinal roots
  • medicinal drinks
  • medicinal hair growth preparations
  • medicine cases, portable, filled
  • medicines for alleviating constipation
  • medicines for dental purposes
  • medicines for human purposes
  • medicines for veterinary purposes
  • melissa water for pharmaceutical purposes
  • menstruation bandages / sanitary pads
  • menthol
  • mercurial ointments
  • milk ferments for pharmaceutical purposes
  • milk sugar for pharmaceutical purposes/lactose for pharmaceutical purposes
  • milk of almonds for pharmaceutical purposes
  • milking grease
  • mineral waters for medical purposes
  • mineral water salts
  • mineral food supplements
  • mint for pharmaceutical purposes
  • moleskin for medical purposes
  • mothproofing preparations
  • mothproofing paper/mothproof paper
  • moulding wax for dentists
  • mouthwashes for medical purposes
  • mud for baths
  • mustard oil for medical purposes
  • mustard for pharmaceutical purposes
  • mustard plasters/mustard poultices
  • myrobalan bark for pharmaceutical purposes
  • napkins for incontinence/ diapers for incontinence
  • narcotics
  • nervines
  • nutritional supplements
  • nutritive substances for microorganisms
  • oil of turpentine for pharmaceutical purposes
  • ointments for pharmaceutical purposes
  • opiates
  • opium
  • opodeldoc
  • opotherapy preparations/organotherapy preparations
  • oxygen baths
  • oxygen for medical purposes
  • pants, absorbent, for incontinence
  • panty liners [sanitary]
  • paper for mustard plasters/paper for mustard poultices
  • parasiticides
  • pastilles for pharmaceutical purposes/lozenges for pharmaceutical purposes
  • pearl powder for medical purposes
  • pectin for pharmaceutical purposes
  • pepsins for pharmaceutical purposes
  • peptones for pharmaceutical purposes
  • pesticides
  • petroleum jelly for medical purposes
  • pharmaceutical preparations
  • pharmaceutical preparations for skin care
  • pharmaceutical preparations for treating dandruff
  • phenol for pharmaceutical purposes
  • phosphates for pharmaceutical purposes
  • poisons
  • pollen dietary supplements
  • pomades for medical purposes
  • porcelain for dental prostheses
  • potassium salts for medical purposes
  • poultices
  • powder of cantharides
  • by-products of the processing of cereals for dietetic or medical purposes
  • propolis for pharmaceutical purposes
  • propolis dietary supplements
  • protein dietary supplements
  • protein supplements for animals
  • purgatives / evacuants
  • pyrethrum powder
  • quebracho for medical purposes
  • quinine for medical purposes
  • quinquina for medical purposes/cinchona for medical purposes
  • radioactive substances for medical purposes
  • radiological contrast substances for medical purposes
  • radium for medical purposes
  • rat poison
  • reagent paper for medical or veterinary purposes
  • preparations for reducing sexual activity
  • remedies for foot perspiration
  • remedies for perspiration
  • repellents for dogs
  • rhubarb roots for pharmaceutical purposes
  • royal jelly for pharmaceutical purposes
  • royal jelly dietary supplements
  • rubber for dental purposes
  • salts for mineral water baths
  • salts for medical purposes
  • sanitary panties/menstruation knickers/sanitary knickers/sanitary pants
  • sanitary tampons/menstruation tampons
  • sanitary towels / sanitary napkins
  • sanitisers
  • sarsaparilla for medical purposes
  • scapulars for surgical purposes
  • seawater for medicinal bathing
  • sedatives / tranquillizers
  • semen for artificial insemination
  • serotherapeutic medicines
  • serums
  • personal sexual lubricants
  • siccatives [drying agents] for medical purposes
  • slimming pills
  • slug exterminating preparations
  • smelling salts
  • smoking herbs for medical purposes
  • sodium salts for medical purposes
  • soil-sterilizing preparations
  • solvents for removing adhesive plasters
  • soporifics
  • starch for dietetic or pharmaceutical purposes
  • stem cells for medical purposes
  • stem cells for veterinary purposes
  • sterilizing preparations
  • steroids
  • stick liquorice for pharmaceutical purposes
  • strychnine
  • styptic preparations
  • sugar for medical purposes
  • sulfonamides [medicines]
  • sulfur sticks [disinfectants]
  • sunburn preparations for pharmaceutical purposes
  • sunburn ointments
  • suppositories
  • surgical dressings
  • surgical implants comprised of living tissues
  • surgical glues
  • syrups for pharmaceutical purposes
  • tanning pills
  • tartar for pharmaceutical purposes
  • teeth filling material
  • therapeutic preparations for the bath
  • thermal water
  • thymol for pharmaceutical purposes
  • tincture of iodine
  • tinctures for medical purposes
  • tissues impregnated with pharmaceutical lotions
  • tobacco extracts [insecticides]
  • tobacco-free cigarettes for medical purposes
  • tonics [medicines]
  • preparations of trace elements for human and animal use
  • preparations for the treatment of burns
  • turpentine for pharmaceutical purposes
  • vaccines
  • vaginal washes
  • vermifuges / anthelmintics
  • vermin destroying preparations
  • vesicants
  • veterinary preparations
  • vine disease treating chemicals
  • vitamin preparations
  • vulnerary sponges
  • wadding for medical purposes
  • wart pencils
  • wheat germ dietary supplements
  • yeast for pharmaceutical purposes
  • yeast dietary supplements
  • zinc dietary supplements

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Conclusion

Trademark Act 1999 has provided better protection for trademarks for goods and services to prevent fraudulent use of marks. Trademark class 5 is one of the 45 broad and discrete classes for trademark and service marks. It is devised for the purpose of fast, easy registration for all trademarks and service marks in various distinct economic fields. 
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FAQs

Q: Are toiletries included in Class 5?

Ans:

Toiletries or products for personal hygiene of humans are not a part of Class 5. However, deodorants for animals, clothing, textiles, etc. are included.

Q: Does Class 5 include sanitisers?

Ans:

Sanitizers and disinfectants used for sanitary and medical purposes are Class 5 products.

Q: Are vitamin preparations included in Class 5?

Ans:

Dietary substances such as drinks and mixes and vitamin preparations to supplement nutritionally for medical purposes and otherwise are included in this class.

Q: What does class mean in a trademark?

Ans:

The Nice Classification (NCL) established by the Nice Agreement 1957 categorizes Trademark into 45 different classes. Each class represents a distinct set of goods and services.

Q: What products fall under Trademark Class 5?

Ans:

Trademark Class 5 is primarily a Pharmaceutical class with some medicines and items for sanitary and hygiene purposes.

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The information, product and services provided on this website are provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis without any warranty or representation, express or implied. Khatabook Blogs are meant purely for educational discussion of financial products and services. Khatabook does not make a guarantee that the service will meet your requirements, or that it will be uninterrupted, timely and secure, and that errors, if any, will be corrected. The material and information contained herein is for general information purposes only. Consult a professional before relying on the information to make any legal, financial or business decisions. Use this information strictly at your own risk. Khatabook will not be liable for any false, inaccurate or incomplete information present on the website. Although every effort is made to ensure that the information contained in this website is updated, relevant and accurate, Khatabook makes no guarantees about the completeness, reliability, accuracy, suitability or availability with respect to the website or the information, product, services or related graphics contained on the website for any purpose. Khatabook will not be liable for the website being temporarily unavailable, due to any technical issues or otherwise, beyond its control and for any loss or damage suffered as a result of the use of or access to, or inability to use or access to this website whatsoever.