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Health and Safety Code - HSC

DIVISION 104. ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH [106500 - 119405]

  ( Division 104 added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 415, Sec. 6. )

PART 3. PRODUCT SAFETY [108040 - 108941]

  ( Part 3 added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 415, Sec. 6. )

CHAPTER 5. Consumer Products [108525 - 108665]

  ( Chapter 5 added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 415, Sec. 6. )

ARTICLE 3. Beer Dispensing Equipment Safety [108600 - 108610]
  ( Article 3 added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 415, Sec. 6. )

108600.
  

As used in this article, unless the context requires otherwise:

(a)  “Beer dispensing equipment” means any machine, tool, or implement used in the operation of dispensing beer.

(b)  “Commercial establishment” means any owner or operator of a business that uses beer dispensing equipment.

(c)  “Retail distributor” means any person engaged in the manufacture, rental, lease, sale, or distribution of beer dispensing equipment.

(Added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 415, Sec. 6. Effective January 1, 1996.)

108605.
  

On or after January 1, 1984, a visually inspectable without disassembly, pressure-relief rupture apparatus or other pressure relief device that performs equivalently shall be required on beer dispensing equipment manufactured, rented, leased, sold, or distributed that uses an external source of pressure, other than hand pumping. This apparatus is not required to be placed directly on the keg itself. On or after January 1, 1984, a warning shall be clearly displayed on or securely attached to all beer kegs. The word “WARNING”, “ATTENTION”, or other suitable wording shall appear in capital letters. The remainder of the warning shall read substantially as follows: “This keg will rupture and may cause injury if overpressured with compressed air or CO 2. Tapping system and pressure regulator should be equipped with a pressure-relief (blowoff) device. If you are not familiar with tapping equipment, consult your retailer or the local beer distributor.”

(Added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 415, Sec. 6. Effective January 1, 1996.)

108610.
  

Any commercial establishment or retail distributor that violates the provisions of this article shall be subject to a civil penalty not to exceed five hundred dollars ($500) for each violation.

(Added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 415, Sec. 6. Effective January 1, 1996.)

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