15.03.01.02

.02 Procedures for Testing the Net Contents of Packaged Goods.

The procedures and statistical sampling techniques used by the Maryland Department of Agriculture to test packages for conformance with legal weights and measures standards in this State are those adopted by the National Conference on Weights and Measures as published in National Bureau of Standards (now named the National Institute of Standards and Technology) "NIST Handbook 133, Fourth Edition, Checking the Net Contents of Packaged Goods", which is incorporated by reference.