Louisiana Revised Statutes Tit. 40, § 952. Caustic alkali and other poisons;  label on container;  penalty

A. Every container containing a caustic alkali or any other substance poisonous to the human system or to animals shall bear a label on which is printed or stamped in red ink the word “poison” and also shall have printed thereon the skull and crossbones.

B. The label on any container containing a caustic alkali shall have printed on it, in red ink, the antidote for the caustic alkali, in order that first aid may be given in case of poisoning thereby.

C. Whoever violates this Section shall be fined not less than fifty dollars nor more than one hundred dollars or imprisoned for not less than ten days nor more than thirty days, or both.

D. Nothing in this Section shall apply to the containers of a caustic alkali and other poisons being used or to be used for industrial purposes only or used in the transportation of a caustic alkali and other poisons for industrial purposes only.

E. The labeling on any container containing amyl nitrite, isopentyl nitrite or any of their isomers, or butyl nitrite, n-butyl nitrite, isobutyl nitrite or any of their isomers shall have printed on it, in red ink, the word, “poison” and also shall have printed, thereon, the skull and crossbones unless labeled for prescription drug use, except where such container containing amyl nitrite is labeled in accordance with labeling requirements of the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Law.  1

1 21 U.S.C.A. § 301 et seq.

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