02 NCAC 38 .0301             ADOPTION BY REFERENCE

The following are adopted by reference, including subsequent amendments and editions, as standards for packaging and labeling and for determining compliance of packaged goods with net contents labeling requirements:

(1)           NIST Handbook 130, "Packaging and Labeling Regulation," with the exception of Sections 13, 14, and 15 of the "Packaging and Labeling Regulation" which are deleted; and

(2)           NIST Handbook 133, "Checking the Net Contents of Packaged Goods".

Copies of Handbook 130 and Handbook 133 are available for inspection in the Office of the Director of the Standards Division and may be obtained for free at


History Note:        Authority G.S. 81A‑4; 150B-21.6;

Eff. May 1, 1983;

Amended Eff. January 1, 1990; December 1, 1988; June 1, 1988; April 1, 1987;

Readopted Eff. March 1, 2017.