Title 16

CHAPTER I SUBCHAP B

Subchapter B - Guides And Trade Practice Rules

16:1.0.1.2.10PART 17
PART 17 - APPLICATION OF GUIDES IN PREVENTING UNLAWFUL PRACTICES
16:1.0.1.2.11PART 20
PART 20 - GUIDES FOR THE REBUILT, RECONDITIONED, AND OTHER USED AUTOMOBILE PARTS INDUSTRY
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     20.0 Scope and purpose of the guides.
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     20.1 Deception generally.
16:1.0.1.2.11.0.5.3SECTION 20.2
     20.2 Deception as to the identity of a rebuilder, remanufacturer, reconditioner, reliner, or other reworker.
16:1.0.1.2.11.0.5.4SECTION 20.3
     20.3 Misrepresentation of the terms “rebuilt,” “factory rebuilt,” “remanufactured,” etc.
16:1.0.1.2.12PART 23
PART 23 - GUIDES FOR THE JEWELRY, PRECIOUS METALS, AND PEWTER INDUSTRIES
16:1.0.1.2.12.0.5.1SECTION 23.0
     23.0 Scope and application.
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     23.1 Deception (general).
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     23.2 Misuse of the terms “handmade,” “hand-polished,” etc.
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     23.3 Misrepresentation as to gold content.
16:1.0.1.2.12.0.5.5SECTION 23.4
     23.4 Misuse of the word “vermeil.”
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     23.5 Misrepresentation as to silver content.
16:1.0.1.2.12.0.5.7SECTION 23.6
     23.6 Misuse of the words “platinum,” “iridium,” “palladium,” “ruthenium,” “rhodium,” and “osmium.”
16:1.0.1.2.12.0.5.8SECTION 23.7
     23.7 Disclosure of surface-layer application of rhodium.
16:1.0.1.2.12.0.5.9SECTION 23.8
     23.8 Misrepresentation as to products containing more than one precious metal.
16:1.0.1.2.12.0.5.10SECTION 23.9
     23.9 Misrepresentation as to content of pewter.
16:1.0.1.2.12.0.5.11SECTION 23.10
     23.10 Additional guidance for the use of quality marks.
16:1.0.1.2.12.0.5.12SECTION 23.11
     23.11 Misuse of “corrosion proof,” “noncorrosive,” “corrosion resistant,” “rust proof,” “rust resistant,” etc.
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     23.12 Definition and misuse of the word “diamond.”
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     23.13 Misuse of the words “flawless,” “perfect,” etc.
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     23.14 Disclosure of treatments to diamonds.
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     23.15 Misuse of the term “blue white.”
16:1.0.1.2.12.0.5.17SECTION 23.16
     23.16 Misuse of the term “properly cut,” etc.
16:1.0.1.2.12.0.5.18SECTION 23.17
     23.17 Misuse of the words “brilliant” and “full cut.”
16:1.0.1.2.12.0.5.19SECTION 23.18
     23.18 Misrepresentation of weight and “total weight.”
16:1.0.1.2.12.0.5.20SECTION 23.19
     23.19 Definitions of various pearls.
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     23.20 Misuse of the word “pearl.”
16:1.0.1.2.12.0.5.22SECTION 23.21
     23.21 Misuse of terms such as “cultured pearl,” “seed pearl,” “Oriental pearl,” “natura,” “kultured,” “real,” “synthetic,” and regional designations.
16:1.0.1.2.12.0.5.23SECTION 23.22
     23.22 Misrepresentation as to cultured pearls.
16:1.0.1.2.12.0.5.24SECTION 23.23
     23.23 Disclosure of treatments to pearls and cultured pearls.
16:1.0.1.2.12.0.5.25SECTION 23.24
     23.24 Disclosure of treatments to gemstones.
16:1.0.1.2.12.0.5.26SECTION 23.25
     23.25 Misuse of the words “ruby,” “sapphire,” “emerald,” “topaz,” “stone,” “birthstone,” “gem,” “gemstone,” etc.
16:1.0.1.2.12.0.5.27SECTION 23.26
     23.26 Misrepresentation as to varietal name.
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     23.27 Misuse of the words “real,” “genuine,” “natural,” “precious,” etc.
16:1.0.1.2.12.0.5.29SECTION 23.28
     23.28 Misuse of the words “flawless,” “perfect,” etc.
16:1.0.1.2.12.0.5.30.1APPENDIX Appendix to
  Appendix to Part 23 - Exemptions Recognized in the Assay for Quality of Gold Alloy, Gold Filled, Gold Overlay, Rolled Gold Plate, Silver, and Platinum Industry Products
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PART 24 - GUIDES FOR SELECT LEATHER AND IMITATION LEATHER PRODUCTS
16:1.0.1.2.13.0.5.1SECTION 24.0
     24.0 Scope and purpose of guides.
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     24.1 Deception (general).
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     24.2 Deception as to composition.
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     24.3 Misuse of the terms “waterproof,” “dustproof,” “warpproof,” “scuffproof,” “scratchproof,” “scuff resistant,” and “scratch resistant.”
16:1.0.1.2.14PART 25-227
PARTS 25-227 [RESERVED]
16:1.0.1.2.15PART 233
PART 233 - GUIDES AGAINST DECEPTIVE PRICING
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     233.1 Former price comparisons.
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     233.2 Retail price comparisons; comparable value comparisons.
16:1.0.1.2.15.0.5.3SECTION 233.3
     233.3 Advertising retail prices which have been established or suggested by manufacturers (or other nonretail distributors).
16:1.0.1.2.15.0.5.4SECTION 233.4
     233.4 Bargain offers based upon the purchase of other merchandise.
16:1.0.1.2.15.0.5.5SECTION 233.5
     233.5 Miscellaneous price comparisons.
16:1.0.1.2.16PART 238
PART 238 - GUIDES AGAINST BAIT ADVERTISING
16:1.0.1.2.16.0.5.1SECTION 238.0
     238.0 Bait advertising defined. 1
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     238.1 Bait advertisement.
16:1.0.1.2.16.0.5.3SECTION 238.2
     238.2 Initial offer.
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     238.3 Discouragement of purchase of advertised merchandise.
16:1.0.1.2.16.0.5.5SECTION 238.4
     238.4 Switch after sale.
16:1.0.1.2.17PART 239
PART 239 - GUIDES FOR THE ADVERTISING OF WARRANTIES AND GUARANTEES
16:1.0.1.2.17.0.5.1SECTION 239.1
     239.1 Purpose and scope of the guides.
16:1.0.1.2.17.0.5.2SECTION 239.2
     239.2 Disclosures in warranty or guarantee advertising.
16:1.0.1.2.17.0.5.3SECTION 239.3
     239.3 “Satisfaction Guarantees” and similar representations in advertising; disclosure in advertising that mentions “satisfaction guarantees” or similar representations.
16:1.0.1.2.17.0.5.4SECTION 239.4
     239.4 “Lifetime” and similar representations.
16:1.0.1.2.17.0.5.5SECTION 239.5
     239.5 Performance of warranties or guarantees.
16:1.0.1.2.18PART 240
PART 240 - GUIDES FOR ADVERTISING ALLOWANCES AND OTHER MERCHANDISING PAYMENTS AND SERVICES
16:1.0.1.2.18.0.5.1SECTION 240.1
     240.1 Purpose of the Guides.
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     240.2 Applicability of the law.
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     240.3 Definition of seller.
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     240.4 Definition of customer.
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     240.5 Definition of competing customers.
16:1.0.1.2.18.0.5.6SECTION 240.6
     240.6 Interstate commerce.
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     240.7 Services or facilities.
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     240.8 Need for a plan.
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     240.9 Proportionally equal terms.
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     240.10 Availability to all competing customers.
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     240.11 Wholesaler or third party performance of seller's obligations.
16:1.0.1.2.18.0.5.12SECTION 240.12
     240.12 Checking customer's use of payments.
16:1.0.1.2.18.0.5.13SECTION 240.13
     240.13 Customer's and third party liability.
16:1.0.1.2.18.0.5.14SECTION 240.14
     240.14 Meeting competition.
16:1.0.1.2.18.0.5.15SECTION 240.15
     240.15 Cost justification.
16:1.0.1.2.19PART 251
PART 251 - GUIDE CONCERNING USE OF THE WORD “FREE” AND SIMILAR REPRESENTATIONS
16:1.0.1.2.19.0.5.1SECTION 251.1
     251.1 The guide.
16:1.0.1.2.20PART 254
PART 254 - GUIDES FOR PRIVATE VOCATIONAL AND DISTANCE EDUCATION SCHOOLS
16:1.0.1.2.20.0.5.1SECTION 254.0
     254.0 Scope and application.
16:1.0.1.2.20.0.5.2SECTION 254.1
     254.1 Definitions.
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     254.2 Deceptive trade or business names.
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     254.3 Misrepresentation of extent or nature of accreditation or approval.
16:1.0.1.2.20.0.5.5SECTION 254.4
     254.4 Misrepresentation of facilities, services, qualifications of staff, status, and employment prospects for students after training.
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     254.5 Misrepresentations of enrollment qualifications or limitations.
16:1.0.1.2.20.0.5.7SECTION 254.6
     254.6 Deceptive use of diplomas, degrees, or certificates.
16:1.0.1.2.20.0.5.8SECTION 254.7
     254.7 Deceptive sales practices.
16:1.0.1.2.21PART 255
PART 255 - GUIDES CONCERNING USE OF ENDORSEMENTS AND TESTIMONIALS IN ADVERTISING
16:1.0.1.2.21.0.5.1SECTION 255.0
     255.0 Purpose and definitions.
16:1.0.1.2.21.0.5.2SECTION 255.1
     255.1 General considerations.
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     255.2 Consumer endorsements.
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     255.3 Expert endorsements.
16:1.0.1.2.21.0.5.5SECTION 255.4
     255.4 Endorsements by organizations.
16:1.0.1.2.21.0.5.6SECTION 255.5
     255.5 Disclosure of material connections.
16:1.0.1.2.22PART 259
PART 259 - GUIDE CONCERNING FUEL ECONOMY ADVERTISING FOR NEW AUTOMOBILES
16:1.0.1.2.22.0.5.1SECTION 259.1
     259.1 Purpose.
16:1.0.1.2.22.0.5.2SECTION 259.2
     259.2 Definitions.
16:1.0.1.2.22.0.5.3SECTION 259.3
     259.3 Qualifications and disclosures.
16:1.0.1.2.22.0.5.4SECTION 259.4
     259.4 Advertising guidance.
16:1.0.1.2.23PART 260
PART 260 - GUIDES FOR THE USE OF ENVIRONMENTAL MARKETING CLAIMS
16:1.0.1.2.23.0.5.1SECTION 260.1
     260.1 Purpose, scope, and structure of the guides.
16:1.0.1.2.23.0.5.2SECTION 260.2
     260.2 Interpretation and substantiation of environmental marketing claims.
16:1.0.1.2.23.0.5.3SECTION 260.3
     260.3 General principles.
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     260.4 General environmental benefit claims.
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     260.5 Carbon offsets.
16:1.0.1.2.23.0.5.6SECTION 260.6
     260.6 Certifications and seals of approval.
16:1.0.1.2.23.0.5.7SECTION 260.7
     260.7 Compostable Claims.
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     260.8 Degradable claims.
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     260.9 Free-of claims.
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     260.10 Non-toxic claims.
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     260.11 Ozone-safe and ozone-friendly claims.
16:1.0.1.2.23.0.5.12SECTION 260.12
     260.12 Recyclable claims.
16:1.0.1.2.23.0.5.13SECTION 260.13
     260.13 Recycled content claims.
16:1.0.1.2.23.0.5.14SECTION 260.14
     260.14 Refillable claims.
16:1.0.1.2.23.0.5.15SECTION 260.15
     260.15 Renewable energy claims.
16:1.0.1.2.23.0.5.16SECTION 260.16
     260.16 Renewable materials claims.
16:1.0.1.2.23.0.5.17SECTION 260.17
     260.17 Source reduction claims.