ORS 72.8040¹
Retailer’s or distributor’s implied warranty of fitness

Except if the retailer or distributor disclaims the warranty in the manner prescribed by ORS 72.8010 (Definitions for ORS 72.8010 to 72.8200) to 72.8200 (Operative dates), on every sale or consignment for sale of a consumer good sold at retail in this state by a retail dealer or distributor who has reason to know at the time of the retail sale that the good is required for a particular purpose, and that the buyer relies on the retailer’s or distributor’s skill or judgment to select or furnish a suitable good, the retailer or distributor gives the retailer’s or distributor’s implied warranty of fitness for that purpose. [1973 c.413 §5]

Note: See note under 72.8010 (Definitions for ORS 72.8010 to 72.8200).

Chapter 72

Law Review Cita­tions

53 OLR 468-473 (1974); 58 OLR 545 (1980)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 72—Sales, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors072.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2019, Chapter 72, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano072.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent. Currency Information