Laws of New York State
Reference: New York State Legislature
Last Update: Feb 22, 2015

§172 - Provisions governing sale and distribution

Cite: N.Y. A.G.M. Law § 172 (Consol.).

No person shall hereafter sell, barter, or exchange, or receive, hold, pack, display, or offer for sale, barter, or exchange, any dangerous caustic or corrosive substance in a misbranded parcel, package, or container, said parcel, package, or container being designed for household use; provided, that household products for cleaning and washing purposes, subject to this act and labeled in accordance therewith, may be sold, offered for sale, held for sale and distributed by any dealer, wholesale or retail; provided, further, that no person shall be liable to prosecution and conviction under this article when he establishes a guaranty bearing the signature and address of a vendor residing in the United States from whom he purchased the dangerous caustic or corrosive substance, to the effect that such substance is not misbranded within the meaning of this article. No person shall give any such guaranty when such dangerous caustic or corrosive substance is in fact misbranded within the meaning of this article.

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