perfect tender rule
- A principle that allows a purchaser to refuse products if they or the offer of delivery do not match the specifications stated in the contract in any way
- Under the perfect tender rule, the customer declined the shipment as the products did not match the color specified in the contract.
- Due to an inconsistency in the quality of goods delivered, the buyer invoked the perfect tender rule.
- As per the perfect tender rule, the buyer refused to accept the delivery because the packaging did not comply with the contractual obligations.