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Poison schedules; register
Education (EDN) CHAPTER 16, TITLE 8, ARTICLE 137
§ 6821. Poison schedules; register. 1. The following schedules shall
remain in force until revised by the board and approved by the

Schedule A. Arsenic, atropine, corrosive sublimate, potassium cyanide,
chloral hydrate, hydrocyanic acid, strychnine and all other poisonous
vegetable alkaloids and their salts and oil of bitter almond containing
hydrocyanic acid.

Schedule B. Aconite, belladonna, cantharides, colchicum, conium cotton
root, digitalis, ergot, hellebore, henbane, phytolacca, strophanthus,
oil of savin, oil of tansy, veratrum viride and their pharmaceutical
preparations, arsenical solutions, carbolic acid, chloroform, creosote,
croton oil, white precipitate, methyl or wood alcohol, mineral acids,
oxalic acid, paris green, salts of lead, salts of zinc, or any drug,
chemical or preparation which is liable to be destructive to adult human
life in quantities of sixty grains or less.

2. It shall be unlawful for any person to sell at retail or to furnish
any of the poisons of schedules A and B without affixing or causing to
be affixed to the bottle, box, vessel or package, a label with the name
of the article and the word "poison" distinctly shown and with the name
and place of business of the seller all printed in red ink together with
the name of such poisons printed or written thereupon in plain, legible

3. Manufacturers and wholesale dealers in drugs, medicines,
pharmaceutical preparations, chemicals or poisons shall affix or cause
to be affixed to every bottle, box, parcel or outer inclosure of any
original package containing any of the articles of schedule A a suitable
label or brand in red ink with the word "poison" upon it.

4. Every person who disposes of or sells at retail or furnishes any
poisons included in schedule A shall before delivering the same enter in
a book kept for that purpose the date of sale, the name and address of
the purchaser, the name and the quantity of the poison, the purpose for
which it is purchased and the name of the dispenser. The poison register
must be always open for inspection by the proper authorities and must be
preserved for at least five years after the last entry. Such person
shall not deliver any of the poisons of schedule A or schedule B until
he has satisfied himself that the purchaser is aware of its poisonous
character and that the poison is to be used for a legitimate purpose.
The provisions of this paragraph do not apply to the dispensing of drugs
or poisons on a doctor's prescription.

5. The board may add to or may delete from any of the schedules from
time to time as such action becomes necessary for the protection of the