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§ 2314. Implied warranty: merchantability; usage of trade

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 13 Pa.C.S.A. Commercial Code

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 13 Pa.C.S.A. Commercial Code (Refs & Annos)
Division 2. Sales (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 23. General Obligation and Construction of Contract
13 Pa.C.S.A. § 2314
§ 2314. Implied warranty: merchantability; usage of trade
(a) Sale by merchant.--Unless excluded or modified (section 2316), 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.
(b) Merchantability standards for goods.--Goods to be merchantable must be at least such as:
(1) pass without objection in the trade under the contract description;
(2) in the case of fungible goods, are of fair average quality within the description;
(3) are fit for the ordinary purposes for which such goods are used;
(4) run, within the variations permitted by the agreement, of even kind, quality and quantity within each unit and among all units involved;
(5) are adequately contained, packaged, and labeled as the agreement may require; and
(6) conform to the promises or affirmations of fact made on the container or label if any.
(c) Course of dealing or usage of trade.--Unless excluded or modified (section 2316) other implied warranties may arise from course of dealing or usage of trade.


1979, Nov. 1, P.L. 255, No. 86, § 1, effective Jan. 1, 1980.
13 Pa.C.S.A. § 2314, PA ST 13 Pa.C.S.A. § 2314
Current through 2022 Regular Session Act 117. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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