2020 Mississippi Code
Title 41 - Public Health
Chapter 29 - Poisons, Drugs and Other Controlled Substances
Article 1 - Caustic Poisons
§ 41-29-9. Prohibited acts; guaranty; exceptions
No person shall sell, barter, or exchange, or receive, hold, pack, or display, or offer for sale, barter, or exchange, in the State of Mississippi, any dangerous caustic or corrosive substance, in a misbranded parcel, package, or container, said parcel, package, or container being designed for household use. However, household products for cleaning and washing purposes, subject to this article, and labeled in accordance therewith, may be sold, offered for sale, held for sale and distributed in this state by any dealer, wholesale or retail.
No person shall be liable to prosecution and conviction under this article when he establishes a guaranty bearing the signature and address of a vendor residing in the United States from whom he purchased the dangerous caustic or corrosive substance, to the effect that such substance is not misbranded within the meaning of this article. No person in this state shall give any such guaranty when such dangerous caustic or corrosive substance is in fact misbranded within the meaning of this article.
This article is not to be construed as applying to any substance, subject to this article, sold at wholesale or retail for use by a retail druggist in filling, or in dispensing in pursuance of a prescription by a physician, dentist or veterinarian, or for use by or under the direction of a physician, dentist or veterinarian, or for use by a chemist in the practice or teaching of his profession, or for any industrial or professional use or for use in any of the arts and sciences.