Section 8-17-6

Promulgation of rules and regulations; product to meet standards and other requirements.

(a) The Commissioner of Agriculture and Industries, with the approval of the State Board of Agriculture and Industries, is authorized to adopt and promulgate by rule or regulation the minimum standards and specifications for brake fluid. Such standards and specifications as adopted under this section shall not be below the minimum standards and specifications established by the Society of Automotive Engineers for heavy-duty type brake fluids No. 70-R-1.

(b) Brake fluid shall not be registered for sale or distribution unless such product meets the standards and other requirements adopted under this section.

(c) The Commissioner of Agriculture and Industries, with the approval of the State Board of Agriculture and Industries, is also authorized to promulgate and adopt reasonable rules and regulations necessary to carry out the evident intent and purpose of this article.

(Acts 1959, No. 30, p. 433, §6.)