§ 607.071  Possessing or Using Toluene
   (a)   Except for lawful research, clinical, medical, dental, veterinary, industrial or manufacturing purposes, no person, with intent to induce intoxication or similar physiological effects, shall obtain, possess or use toluene, also known as tuleol, methylbenzene, phenylmethane or methacide.
   (b)   Except for lawful research, clinical, medical, dental, veterinary, industrial or manufacturing purposes, no person shall possess toluene, also known as tuleol, methylbenzene, phenylmethane or methacide, in a portable container unless the container is constructed of metal, has a tight closure, and is fitted with a spout or so designed that the contents can be poured without spilling.
   (c)   No person shall possess toluene in any container not clearly marked with the name of the product.
   (d)   No person shall possess toluene in any container not the original container unless the container is clearly labeled.
      (1)   Any product containing ten percent (10%) or more by weight of toluene shall be labeled with the signal word “Danger”, the statement of hazard “Harmful or fatal if swallowed”, and the statement “If swallowed, do not induce vomiting. Call physician immediately.”
      (2)   Any product containing ten percent (10%) or more by weight of toluene shall bear the statement of hazard “Vapor harmful” in addition to the statements prescribed in subsection (d)(1) hereof.
   (e)   Whoever violates this section is guilty of improperly possessing or using toluene, a misdemeanor of the second degree. If the offender has previously been convicted of a drug abuse offense, improperly possessing or using toluene is a misdemeanor of the first degree, for which at least three (3) days’ imprisonment is mandatory.
(Ord. 2440-77. Passed 9-26-77, eff. 9-26-77)