302 KAR 75:130. Packaging and labeling.

 

      RELATES TO: KRS 363.510, 363.720, 363.730

      STATUTORY AUTHORITY: KRS 363.590

      NECESSITY, FUNCTION, AND CONFORMITY: KRS 363.590 requires that administrative regulations be filed and used in the enforcement of the weights and measures law relating to packaging and labeling of commodities. This administrative regulation enforces KRS 363.720 and 363.730 and requires accurate information on packages as to the identity and quantity of contents so that purchasers can make price and quantity comparisons.

 

      Section 1. All packaging and labeling of commodities shall comply with requirements of the National Institute of Standards and Technology Handbook 130, Chapter IV-A, Uniform Packaging and Labeling Regulation, with the exception of Sections 13, 14, and 15.

 

      Section 2. Incorporation by Reference. (1) Uniform Laws and Regulations in Chapter IV-A, of the National Institute of Standards and Technology Handbook 130 (2002), Uniform Laws and Regulations in the areas of legal metrology and engine fuel quality, As Adopted by the 86th National Conference on Weights and Measures, 2001, is incorporated by reference.

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