Section 80.130 - Toxic solvents

TOXIC VAPORS, HYPODERMIC SYRINGES AND NEEDLES

80.130 Toxic solvents.

(a) All glue, cement or other adhesives containing one or more of the following chemical compounds are designated as glue substances containing a solvent having the property of releasing toxic vapors or fumes: acetone, cellulose acetate, benzene, butyl alcohol, ethyl alcohol, ethylene dichloride, ethylene trichloride, isopropyl alcohol, methyl alcohol, methyl ethyl ketone, pentachlorophenol, petroleum ether, and toluene, or such other similar material as the commissioner shall by regulation prescribe.

(b) No person shall sell or offer to sell, to any person, any tube or container of glue containing a solvent having the property of releasing toxic vapors or fumes:

(1) if he has knowledge that the product sold or offered for sale will be used in violation of article 33 of the Public Health Law;

(2) unless there has been added to such glue a sufficient quantity of an additive approved by the commissioner which shall act as a deterrent to inhalation and not be harmful or toxic to the human body. This provision shall not apply to glue manufactured and sold for industrial use.

(i) Industrial use shall mean glue packaged in a container of more than four ounces by volume.

(ii) Approval as an additive, which shall act as a deterrent to inhalation of allyl isothiocynate (oil of mustard) when added at a level of not less than 0.25 nor more than 0.35 per centum by weight of total product is withdrawn for any glue manufactured 180 days after the effective date of this Part; a request for approval of any other such additive shall be made to the Bureau of Narcotic Enforcement of the department.

Effective Date: 
Wednesday, November 26, 2008
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