Handbook 130 – 2013 Examination Procedure for Price Verification
V. Examination Procedure for Price Verification
as adopted by
The National Conference on Weights and Measures*
The NCWM established the Price Verification Working Group in 1993 to respond to public concern about price
accuracy in retail stores. More than 500 retailers, consumer representatives, and state and local weights and
measures officials participated in the development of the procedure. It was adopted by the NCWM at the
80th Annual Meeting in 1995.
The procedure applies to all retail stores, including food, hardware, general merchandise, drug, automotive supply,
convenience, and club or other stores. Model inspection reports are included to promote the collection of uniform
data. The mo...