27.0630 Bidimensional commodities.

Cite as [A.S.A.C. § 27.0630]

For bidimensional commodities (including roll-type commodities) the quantity declaration shall be expressed :

(1) if less than 1 square foot, in terms of linear inches and fractions of linear inches;

(2) if at least 1 square foot but less than 4 square feet, in terms of square inches followed in parentheses by a declaration of both the length and width, each being in terms of the largest whole unit; provided, that:

(A) no square inch declaration is required for a bidimensional commodity of 4 inches width or less;

(B) a dimension of less than 2 feet may be stated in inches within the parenthetical; and

(C) commodities consisting of usable individual units (except roll-type commodities with individual usable units created by perforations, for which see 27.0631) require a declaration of unit area but not a declaration of total area of all such units;

(3) if 4 square feet or more, in terms of square feet followed in parentheses by a declaration of the length and width in terms of the largest whole unit; provided, that:

(A) no declaration in square feet is required for a bidimensional commodity with a width of 4 inches or less;

(B) bidimensional commodities, with a width of 4 inches or less, shall have the length expressed in inches followed by a statement in parentheses of the length in the largest whole unit (for example, 2 inches by 360 inches ( 10 yards));

(C) a dimension of less than 2 feet may be stated in inches within the parenthetical; and

(D) no declaration in square feet is required for commodities for which the length and width measurements are critical in terms of end use (such as tablecloths or bedsheets) if such commodities clearly present the length and width measurements on the label.

History: Rule 6-76, eff 19 act 76, § 16.