Connecticut General Statutes Title 21A. Consumer Protection § 21a-166. Regulation of the sale, transport and delivery of kerosene

(a) No person shall sell or offer for sale at retail any crude oil distillate in a container or from a pump, labeled “1-K Kerosene”, or with any similar term indicating that the product being sold is 1-K kerosene, unless such distillate meets standards established by the American Society for Testing and Materials for use in non-flue-connected kerosene burner appliances and contains not more than four one hundredths of one per cent sulfur by weight.

(b) Kerosene shall not be transported or delivered in a vehicle tank containing gasoline and no seller or dispenser of kerosene shall store kerosene in a red container.  Each item dispensing kerosene for retail sale shall bear a printed sign or placard containing the following information concerning containers for kerosene:  Portable containers should be completely empty prior to filling, be constructed of metal or other approved material, have a tight closure, be designed so that contents can be poured without spillage and have a warning label affixed.

(c) A violation of subsection (a) or (b) of this section shall be deemed a class C misdemeanor.


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