Food And Drugs
Drugs and Poisons Generally
§ 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
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, §