(410 ILCS 635/14.1)
(from Ch. 56 1/2, par. 2214.1)
(a) A milk tank truck used to haul grade A milk or milk
products may be used only for that purpose, and may not be used to haul any
substances listed pursuant to subsection (c) of this Section.
(b) Milk introduced into any tank truck that has been previously used to
haul any chemical or foreign substance, other than grade A milk or milk
products, shall be presumed to be contaminated, unwholesome and unfit for
consumption, unless such tank truck was cleaned and sanitized prior to
the introduction of the milk according to the standards promulgated by the Department.
(c) The Department shall adopt by rule a listing of those substances
other than milk that may be hauled by milk tank trucks into which, after
proper cleaning and sanitizing procedures have been completed, milk can be
reintroduced without risk of contamination from any residue from the
substance. Such list shall not contain any toxic substance.
(d) This Section does not prohibit the use in milk tank trucks of any
substance permitted by the Department to be used in the cleaning,
sterilization or routine maintenance of milk tank trucks.
(e) The Department shall require the maintenance of a log for each
tank truck used to haul milk and other substances. Such logs shall
include: (1) the date or dates of each trip taken by the tank truck; (2)
the name of the substance hauled by the tank truck; (3) the date the tank
truck was cleaned and sanitized; (4) the location where the truck was
cleaned and sanitized; and (5) such other information deemed necessary by
the Department to enforce this Act. The log for a tank truck shall be
available upon request.
(Source: P.A. 84-1069.)