As used in this article :

(1) “commodity in package form” means commodity put up or packaged in any manner in advance of sale in units suitable for either wholesale or retail sale; an individual item or lot of any commodity not in package form as defined in this section, but on which there is marked a selling price based on an established price per unit of weight or of measure, shall be construed to be a commodity in package form;

(2) “consumer package” or “package of consumer commodity” means a commodity in package form that is customarily produced or distributed for sale through retail sales agencies or instrumentalities for consumption by individuals, or use by individuals for the purposes of personal care or in the performance of services ordinarily rendered in or about the house- hold or in connection with personal possessions;

(3) “label” means any written, printed, or graphic matter affixed to, applied to, attached to, blown into, formed, molded into, embossed on, or appearing upon or adjacent to a consumer commodity or a package containing any consumer commodity, for purposes of branding, identifying, or giving any information with respect to the commodity or to the contents of the package; except, that an inspector’s tag or other nonpromotional matter affixed to or appearing upon a consumer commodity shall not be deemed to be a label requiring the repetition of label information required by this article;

(4) “multiunit package” means package containing 2 or more individual packages of the same commodity, in the same quantity, with the individual packages intended to be sold as part of the multiunit package but capable of being individually sold in full compliance with all requirements of this article;

(5) “nonconsumer package” or “package of nonconsumer commodity” means any commodity in package fom other than a consumer package, and particularly a package intended solely for industrial or institutional use or for wholesale distribution;

(6) “person” means both a singular and plural, and shall include any individual, partnership, company, corporation, association, and society;

(7) “principal display panel or panels” means that part, or those parts, of a label that is, or are, so designed as to most likely be displayed, presented, shown, or examined under normal and customary conditions of display and purchase; wherever a principal display panel appears more than once on a package, all requirements pertaining to the “principal display panel” shall pertain to all such principal display panels;

(8) “random package” means package that is one of a lot, shipment, or delivery of packages of the same consumer commodity with varying weights; that is, packages of the same consumer commodity with no fixed pattern of weight.

History: Rule 6-76, eff 19 act 76, § 3.