Consumers' Guide to Product Grades and Terms
From Grade A to VSOP--definitions of 8,000 Terms Describing Food, Housewares, and Other Everyday ItemsBook - 1993
This is a single-source guide to product grades and terms which provides an immediate look at the words and phrases used to describe the size, age, nature or quality of all types of consumer products. The volume explains more than 8000 words, grades and classifications - voluntary standards as well as those regulated by the US government. Also included are the US Consumer Product Safety Commission's guide lined on the labelling of hazardous substances and the standard use of unregulated advertising terms like super, industrial strength, and natural.
Publisher: Detroit : Gale Research, c1993
Branch Call Number: R 339.4 C7736
Characteristics: xxiii, 603 p. : ill. ; 29 cm