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Section 13595. (Repealed and added by Stats. 1985, Ch. 167, Sec. 12.)
Cite as: Cal. Bus. & Prof. Code §13595.

(a)It is unlawful for any person to sell or deliver any petroleum product referred to in this chapter which fails to meet the specifications required by this chapter.

(b)It is unlawful for any person to sell or deliver any petroleum product referred to in this chapter into, from, or through an unlabeled or mislabeled container or device.

(c)The department, each county sealer, deputy county sealer, and inspector may close and seal outlets and inlets of any receptacles, containers, pumps, dispensers, or storage tanks connected to the outlets and inlets, containing any petroleum product referred to in this chapter which fails to meet the requirements of this chapter.

The person so sealing shall post in a conspicuous place on the premises, where a receptacle, container, pump, dispenser, or storage tank connected to the outlets and inlets has been sealed, a notice stating that the action of sealing has been taken in accordance with this chapter, and giving warning that it is unlawful to break, mutilate, or destroy the seal or seals of the outlets and inlets, to move the container, or to remove the contents from the container, under the penalty provided in this division.

(d)If a container or lot of containers of any commodity subject to this chapter is found to contain a commodity not in conformity with this chapter, the director or sealer representing the director may take a sample or samples reasonably necessary for enforcement purposes and may in writing order the containers off sale. Any lot or container ordered off sale pursuant to this section shall be subject to a disposal order by the enforcing officer and shall not be sold, offered for sale, or transported, except in accordance with that disposal order. Any action pursuant to this section shall not affect any rights of a retailer under a warranty of merchantability or warranty of fitness.



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