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Guide Standard conditions of contract

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13. Labels and packaging

  1. Goods provided in relation to the Service shall be packed and marked in a proper manner and in accordance with the Buyer’s instructions and any statutory requirements and, subject to the foregoing, any requirements of the carriers. In particular such goods shall be marked with the Order Number, the net, gross and tare weights, the name of the contents shall be clearly marked on each container, and all containers of hazardous goods (and all documents relating thereto) shall bear prominent and adequate warnings.
  2. All packaging materials will be considered non-returnable and will be destroyed unless the Supplier’s advice note states that such materials will be charged for unless returned. The Buyer accepts no liability in respect of the non-arrival at the Supplier’s premises of empty packages returned by the Buyer unless the Supplier shall, within ten days of receiving notice from the Buyer that the packages have been dispatched, notify the Buyer of such non-arrival.