§21-30-3  Labeling of wood alcohol. –

Link to law: http://webserver.rilin.state.ri.us/Statutes/TITLE21/21-30/21-30-3.HTM
Published: 2015

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TITLE 21

Food And Drugs

CHAPTER 21-30

Drugs and Poisons Generally

SECTION 21-30-3



   § 21-30-3  Labeling of wood alcohol. –

Any person who sells, exchanges, or delivers to another person any wood

alcohol, sometimes known as methyl alcohol, shall affix to the vessel or

container holding the wood alcohol a label bearing the words, "Wood alcohol

poison," printed or written on the vessel or container in letters not less than

one-fourth of an inch ( 1/4") in height, and in addition the words "it is

unlawful to use this fluid in any article of food or drink, or in any medicinal

or toilet preparation, intended to be used internally or externally," printed

or written on the vessel or container in letters not less than one-eighth of an

inch ( 1/8") in height. Any person violating the provisions of this section

shall be fined not less than fifty dollars ($50.00) nor more than five hundred

dollars ($500).



History of Section.

(P.L. 1912, ch. 834, § 1; P.L. 1915, ch. 1183, § 1; G.L. 1923, ch.

168, § 26; G.L. 1938, ch. 274, § 4; G.L. 1956, §

21-30-3.)