4399.15 Adulterated spirituous liquor, alcoholic liquor, or beer.

No person, for the purpose of sale, shall adulterate spirituous liquor, alcoholic liquor, or beer used or intended for drink or medicinal or mechanical purposes, with cocculus indicus, vitriol, grains of paradise, opium, alum, capsicum, copperas, laurel water, logwood, Brazilwood, cochineal, sugar of lead, aloes, glucose, tannic acid, or any other substance that is poisonous or injurious to health, or with a substance not a necessary ingredient in the manufacture of the spirituous liquor, alcoholic liquor, or beer, or sell, offer, or keep for sale spirituous liquor, alcoholic liquor, or beer that is so adulterated.

In addition to the penalties provided in division (E) of section 4399.99 of the Revised Code, a person convicted of violating this section shall pay all necessary costs and expenses incurred in inspecting and analyzing spirituous liquor, alcoholic liquor, or beer that is so adulterated, sold, kept, or offered for sale.

Cite as R.C. § 4399.15

History. Effective Date: 10-11-2002