Chapter 06 - Weights and Measures

27.0601 Authority.

The rule codified in this article is adopted…

27.0602 Applicability-Government, nonprofit exemption.

This article shall apply to all weighing and…

27.0603 Definitions.

As used in this article : (1) “accurate” mean…

27.0604 Suitability.

(a) Any person who sells or intends to purcha…

27.0605 Accuracy.

Weighing and measuring devices that are appro…

27.0606 Inspection-Frequency.

The director shall within 90 days after 1 Oct…

27.0607 Inspection-Exhibition for.

Every merchant, corporation, or person using…

27.0608 Inspection-Records.

It shall be the duty of the director to keep…

27.0609 Inspection-Fees.

The director shall collect for each annual in…

27.0610 Ca1ibration-Fees.

The director may, at the owner’s request, cal…

27.0611 Deposit of fees.

The director shall deposit to the general fun…

27.0612 Severability.

If any provision or part of a provision of th…

27.0615 Authority.

The rule codified in this article is adopted…

27.0616 Applicability-Exceptions.

This article shall apply to packages and to c…

27.0617 Definitions.

As used in this article : (1) “commodity in p…

27.0618 Declaration of identity-Consumer packages.

(a) A declaration of identity on a consumer p…

27.0619 Declaration of identity-Nonconsumer packages.

A declaration of identity on a nonconsumer pa…

27.0620 Corporate or business name.

(a) Any package kept, offered, or exposed for…

27.0621 Whole units and fractions in declarations of quantity.

Where this article requires that the quantity…

27.0622 Net quantity declaration required.

A declaration of net quantity of the commodit…

27.0623 Net weight.

The term “net weight” shall be used in conjun…

27.0624 Lines of print or type.

A declaration of quantity may or more lines o…

27.0625 Weight, liquid measure, or count- Combined description.

(a) The declaration of the quantity of a part…

27.0626 Units generally-Abbreviations- Metrics.

(a) A declaration of quantity: (1) in units o…

27.0627 Fluid ounce-Dry pint or quart.

When the term “ounce” is employed in a declar…

27.0628 Units prescribed for specified quantities.

(a) The declaration of quantity shall be expr…

27.0629 Dual quantity declaration.

(a) On packages containing 1 pound or more bu…

27.0630 Bidimensional commodities.

For bidimensional commodities (including roll…

27.0631 Tissues-Toilet paper.

(a) If the commodity is in individually usabl…

27.0632 Fractions.

(a) A statement net quantity of contents of a…

27.0633 Supplementary declarations-Metric- system description.

(a) The required quantity, declaration may be…

27.0634 Qualification of declaration-Exaggeration.

In no case shall any declaration of quantity…

27.0635 Noncomsumer packages-Declaration of net quantity.

A nonconsumer package shall bear on the outsi…

27.0636 Nonconsumer packages- Terms- Trade custom.

The declaration of the quantity of a particul…

27.0637 Nonconsumer packages-Units generally -Abbreviations.

(a) A nonconsumer-package declaration of quan…

27.0638 Nonconsumer packages-Shortage, averaging prohibited.

The average quantity of contents in the packa…

27.0639 Prominence and legibility of required information.

All information required to appear on a consu…

27.0640 Location.

The declaration or declarations of quantity o…

27.0641 Type or lettering style-Blown, formed, molded labels.

The declaration or declarations of quantity s…

27.0642 Color contrast.

The declaration or declarations of quantity s…

27.0643 Free area around declaration.

The area surrounding the quantity declaration…

27.0644 Layout of quantity declaration- Orientation to base of package.

The quantity declaration shall be presented i…

27.0645 Principal display panel.

(a) The square-inch area of the principal dis…

27.0646 Number and letter height.

(a) The height of any letter or number in the…

27.0647 Prominence and placement on nonconsumer packages.

All information required to appear on a nonco…

27.0648 Display card packages.

For an individual package affixed to a displa…

27.0649 Egg cartons.

When cartons containing 12 eggs have been des…

27.0650 Aerosols and similar pressurized containers.

The declaration of quantity on an aerosol pac…

27.0651 Multiunit packages.

Any package containing more than 1 individual…

27.0652 Combination packages of dissimilar commodities.

Any package containing individual units of di…

27.0653 Variety packages.

Any package containing individual units of re…

27.0654 Cylindrical containers.

In the case of cylindrical or nearly cylindri…

27.0655 Containers-Measured containers- Liners.

(a) Commodities designed and sold at retail t…

27.0656 Wearing apparel- Textile products- Threads and yams.

(a) Wearing apparel (including nontextile app…

27.0657 Seed packages.

Packages of seeds intended for planting shall…

27.0658 Dual declaration.

Whenever any consumer commodity or package of…

27.0659 Random packages.

(a) A random package bearing a label conspicu…

27.0660 Penny candy.

Individually. wrapped pieces of “penny candy”…

27.0661 Individual servings.

Individual-serving-size packages of foods con…

27.0662 Tobacco cuts, plugs, and twists- Individual cigars.

When individual cuts, plugs, and twists of to…

27.0663 Reusable (returnable) glass containers.

Nothing in this article shall be deemed to pr…

27.0664 Cigarette and small cigar cartons.

Cartons of cigarettes and small cigars, conta…

27.0665 Federal requirements supersede- Exemptions therefore.

Packages of meat and meat products, poultry a…

27.0666 Fluid dairy products-Frozen desserts.

(a) Fluid dairy products, ice cream, and simi…

27.0667 Fruit juice and imitation beverages- Drinking water.

Single-strength and less than single-strength…

27.0668 Soft drinks.

(a) Bottles of soft drinks shall be exempt fr…

27.0669 Butter.

When packaged in 4-ounce, 8-ounce, and 1- pou…

27.0670 Eggs.

Cartons containing 12 eggs shall be exempt fr…

27.0671 Flour.

Packages of wheat flour packaged in units of…

27.0672 Small packages.

On a principal display panel of 5 square inch…

27.0673 Cosmetics in decorative containers.

The principal display panel of a cosmetic mar…

27.0674 Combination packages.

Combination packages are exempt from the requ…

27.0675 Margarine.

Margarine in 1-pound rectangular packages, ex…

27.0676 Corn flour.

Corn flour packaged in conventional 5, 10, 25…

27.0677 Prescription and insulin-containing drugs.

Prescription and insulin-containing drugs sub…

27.0678 Camera film.

Camera film packaged and labeled for retail s…

27.0679 Paints and kindred products.

(a) Paints, varnishes, lacquers, thinners, re…

27.0680 Antifreeze.

Antifreeze, when packed in l-liquid-quart uni…

27.0681 Motor oils.

Motor oils, when packed in l-liquid-quart uni…

27.0682 Pillows and mattress pads-Stuffed products with permanent labels.

Those products, including pillows, cushions,…

27.0683 Put-up commodities to be marked before sale.

Individual packaged commodities put up in var…

27.0684 Packaged commodities sold by count.

When a packaged consumer commodity is properl…

27.0685 Fishing lines and reels.

Packaged fishing lines and reels are exempt f…

27.0686 Variation from declaration.

(a) Variations from the declared net weight,…

27.0687 “Cents-off” representation.

(a) The term “cents-off representation” means…

27.0688 Introductory offers.

(a) ‘”Introductory offer” means any printed m…

27.0689 Economy size.

(a) “Economy size” means any printed matter c…

27.0690 Severability.

If any provision of this article or the appli…

27.0691 Former rules superseded.

All rules heretofore adopted on packaging and…