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132.18

132.18 Use of gaseous compounds in containers.

132.18(1)

(1) No person, firm or corporation, excepting the manufacturer thereof or persons authorized by said manufacturer so to do, shall sell or offer for sale or deliver, carbon dioxide, acetylene, oxygen, hydrogen or any other gas or gaseous compound, shipped, consigned or delivered in steel containers or containers made of other metal, unless such containers shall bear upon the surface thereof, in plainly legible characters, the name, initials or trademark of the manufacturer.

132.18(2)

(2) No person, firm or corporation other than such manufacturer or persons authorized by such manufacturer so to do, shall refill or use in any manner such container or receptacle which has imprinted thereon the name, initials or trademark of such manufacturer, for any gas, compound or other material whatsoever.

132.18(3)

(3) No person, firm or corporation to whom such product of said manufacturer has been sold or delivered in such containers, shall sell, loan, deliver or permit to be delivered such containers to any persons whomsoever other than such manufacturer or persons authorized by such manufacturer to receive the delivery of such containers.

132.18(4)

(4) The foregoing provisions shall not apply to any carbon dioxide or other products above referred to, contained in such containers, unless the title to such containers is retained by said manufacturer or its representative and unless said carbon dioxide and other products contained in said containers were sold and delivered upon the understanding and agreement that the container in which it was delivered shall be returned to such manufacturer or its representative as soon as the contents thereof have been used up by the purchaser.

132.18(5)

(5) Any person who shall fail to comply with any of the foregoing provisions of this section shall be punished by imprisonment in the county jail for not more than one year or by a fine not exceeding $1,000, or by both such fine and imprisonment.