a. Paints, varnishes and like coating substances releasing vapors or fumes containing benzene, toluene, volatile ketones, isophorone, acetone, chloroform, methylene chloride, mesityl oxide, xylene, cumene, ethylbenzene, trichloroethylene, MIBK, MIAK, MEK, and diacetone alcohol shall be considered toxic substances.
b. No person shall knowingly sell or offer for sale, deliver or provide, or give to any person under eighteen years of age, nor shall any person under eighteen years of age purchase or accept, any vapor releasing substances that contain a toxic substance as defined in subsection (a) of this section. No sale or transfer of possession of any vapor releasing substances that contain a toxic substance as defined in subsection (a) of this section shall be made except by a person who is at the time of sale actively employed by or engaged in operating a bona fide commercial establishment at a fixed location.
c. Nothing contained in this section shall be applicable to the transfer of any vapor releasing substances containing toxic substances as defined in subsection (a) of this section from a parent to a child, from a guardian to his ward, from an employer to employee, from a teacher to a student or in any other similar relationship when such transfer is for a lawful and bona fide purpose.
d. Every bona fide commercial establishment selling vapor releasing substances as defined in subsection (b) of this section shall conspicuously display a sign of not less than eleven inches by fourteen inches in size which states: "Warning: Deliberate Inhalation of Spray Paint Vapors Can Be Dangerous." Such printed warning shall be easily legible.
e. This section is limited to such coating substances as are dispensed by the use of aerosol spray devices.
f. Anyone who willfully violates any of the provisions of this section shall be guilty of a misdemeanor.
State law reference—Possession and sale of toxic vapor releasing substance, A.R.S. § 13-3403.