General Business Law Section 399-HH
Sale of whipped cream chargers
1.For purposes of this section, the term “whipped cream charger” shall mean a steel cylinder or cartridge filled with nitrous oxide (N2O) that is used as a whipping agent in a whipped cream dispenser.
2.No person, corporation, partnership, limited liability company, firm or any other business entity doing business within this state shall sell or offer for sale a whipped cream charger to any person under the age of twenty-one.
3.Any person, corporation, partnership, limited liability company, firm, or other business entity doing business within the state selling, offering for sale, or distributing whipped cream chargers shall require proof of legal age prior to allowing an individual to purchase or receive a shipment of whipped cream chargers. Such identification need not be required of any individual who reasonably appears to be at least twenty-five years of age, provided, however, that such appearance shall not constitute a defense in any proceeding alleging the sale or distribution of whipped cream chargers to an individual under twenty-one years of age.
4.Any person, corporation, partnership, limited liability company, firm or any other business entity that violates the provisions of this section shall be subject to a civil penalty of not more than two hundred fifty dollars for an initial offense and not more than five hundred dollars for the second and each subsequent offense.
Section 399-HH — Sale of whipped cream chargers,
https://www.nysenate.gov/legislation/laws/GBS/399-HH (updated Dec. 3, 2021; accessed Dec. 2, 2023).