TITLE 6A
Uniform Commercial Code

CHAPTER 6A-2
Sales

PART 6A-2-301
General Obligation and Construction of Contract

SECTION 6A-2-314


§ 6A-2-314 Implied warranty – Merchantability – Usage of trade.

(1) Unless excluded or modified (§ 6A-2-316), a warranty that the goods shall be merchantable is implied in a contract for their sale if the seller is a merchant with respect to goods of that kind. Under this section the serving for value of food or drink to be consumed either on the premises or elsewhere is a sale.

(2) Goods to be merchantable must be at least such as:

(a) Pass without objection in the trade under the contract description; and

(b) In the case of fungible goods, are of fair average quality within the description; and

(c) Are fit for the ordinary purposes for which such goods are used; and

(d) Run, within the variations permitted by the agreement, of even kind, quality, and quantity within each unit and among all units involved; and

(e) Are adequately contained, packaged, and labeled as the agreement may require; and

(f) Conform to the promises or affirmations of fact made on the container or label if any.

(3) Unless excluded or modified (§ 6A-2-316), other implied warranties may arise from course of dealing or usage of trade.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1960, ch. 147, § 1.)