2016 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 51 - Standards, Weights, Measures And Containers
Section 51:4-9.1 - Sale Or Offer To Sell Of Kerosene Of Grade 2k Or With 0.04% Or Greater Sulfur Content; Warning; Posting; Violations; Penalties; Inspections

NJ Rev Stat § 51:4-9.1 (2016) What's This?

51:4-9.1. Sale or offer to sell of kerosene of grade 2K or with 0.04% or greater sulfur content; warning; posting; violations; penalties; inspections
a. Every pump used or connected with the sale or offer for sale at retail of the grade of kerosene commonly known as 2-K, or any other grade having greater than 0.04% sulfur content by weight, and every place where such kerosene is paid for, shall be posted or imprinted with a warning, in a conspicuous place, as follows: "THIS KEROSENE IS DESIGNATED ASTM GRADE 2-K BY THE MANUFACTURER AND MAY NOT BE SUITABLE FOR USE IN ALL UNVENTED PORTABLE KEROSENE SPACE HEATERS. CONSULT THE HEATER MANUFACTURER'S RECOMMENDATIONS FOR PROPER FUEL."

b. Any person who violates the provisions of this section shall be liable to the penalties prescribed in R.S. 51:1-89.

c. The State Superintendent of Weights and Measures in the Division of Consumer Affairs, Department of Law and Public Safety, shall establish a program of inspection of retail dealers of kerosene in the State to determine compliance with the provisions of this section.

L.1983, c. 289, s. 1, eff. Aug. 4, 1983.


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