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Business and Professions Code - BPC


  ( Division 8 added by Stats. 1941, Ch. 44. )

CHAPTER 17.5. Appliance Labeling [22410 - 22411.2]
  ( Heading of Chapter 17.5 renumbered from Chapter 17 (as added by Stats. 1975, Ch. 923) by Stats. 1980, Ch. 676, Sec. 35. )


The following terms, as used in this chapter, have the meaning expressed in this section:

(a) “Appliance” means any new television, radio, audio or video recorder, or playback device normally used or sold for use in the home or in a private motor vehicle, or any new refrigerator, freezer, range, oven, washer, dryer, dishwasher, room air conditioner, or sewing machine normally used or sold for use in the home, or any new typewriter, adding machine, calculator, or other similar machine, or any electrically operated tool, any of which appliances have a manufacturer’s invoice sale value of fifty dollars ($50) or more.

(b) “Manufacturer” means any individual, partnership, corporation, association, or other legal relationship which is involved in the manufacture, assembly, or production of an appliance or whose brand name appears on any appliance. The term “manufacturer” also means any agent, representative or distributor of a manufacturer who sells, transfers, or exchanges an appliance to or with a retailer.

(Added by Stats. 1975, Ch. 923.)