2018 Maryland Code
Health - General
Title 22 - Poisons, Dangerous Household Substances, Flammable Products, and Hazardous Materials
Subtitle 6 - Engine Coolant and Antifreeze Bittering Agent Act.
§ 22-601. Engine coolant and antifreeze

  • (a) Restrictions on sale. -- A person may not sell or offer to sell any engine coolant or antifreeze that contains more than 10% ethylene glycol unless the coolant or antifreeze includes not less than 30 parts per million nor more than 50 parts per million denatonium benzoate.

  • (b) Exception. -- The provisions of this section do not apply to the sale of:

    • (1) A motor vehicle that contains engine coolant or antifreeze at the time of sale;

    • (2) A wholesale container of engine coolant or antifreeze designed to contain 55 gallons or more of engine coolant or antifreeze;

    • (3) Engine coolant or antifreeze reformulated through on-site recycling; or

    • (4) Engine coolant or antifreeze purchased in accordance with military specifications.

  • (c) Violations and penalties. --

    • (1) A person who violates any provision of this section is guilty of a misdemeanor and on conviction is subject to a fine not exceeding $ 100.

    • (2) Each day that a violation continues shall constitute a separate offense.

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