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Implied warranty of merchantability.

(1) Except in a finance lease, a warranty that the goods will be merchantable is implied in a lease contract if the lessor is a merchant with respect to goods of that kind.
(2) Goods to be merchantable must be at least such as:
(a) Pass without objection in the trade under the description in the lease agreement;
(b) In the case of fungible goods, are of fair average quality within the description;
(c) Are fit for the ordinary purposes for which goods of that type are used;
(d) Run, within the variation permitted by the lease agreement, of even kind, quality, and quantity within each unit and among all units involved;
(e) Are adequately contained, packaged, and labeled as the lease agreement may require; and
(f) Conform to any promises or affirmations of fact made on the container or label.
(3) Other implied warranties may arise from course of dealing or usage of trade.
[1993 c 230 § 2A-212.]


Effective date1993 c 230: See RCW 62A.11-110.
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