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.)