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Consumer Package Labeling Guide: Labeling by Weight



K M. Dresser


[Withdrawn (February 13, 2018)] Guide is intended to provide manufacturers, packers, distributors, and retailers of packaged products with information about the labeling requirements for commodities that are sold by weight in the consumer marketplace. The information in this guide is based on the Uniform Packaging and Labeling Regulation contained in NIST Handbook 130.
Special Publication (NIST SP) - 1020-1
Report Number


gram, inch-pounc, labeling, metric, milligram, milliliter, ounce, pound, SI


Dresser, K. (2005), Consumer Package Labeling Guide: Labeling by Weight, Special Publication (NIST SP), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online], (Accessed June 21, 2024)


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Created August 1, 2005, Updated November 10, 2018