1. The purchaser at the time of contracting intends to use the goods for a particular purpose;
2. The seller at the time of contracting has reason to know of this particular purpose;
3. The buyer relies on the seller’s skill or judgment to select or furnish goods suitable for The particular purpose; and
4. The seller at the time of contracting has reason to know that the buyer is relying on such skill and judgment.
Where the seller at the time of contracting has reason to know any particular purpose for which the goods are required and that the buyer is relying on the seller’s skill or judgment to select or furnish suitable goods, there is unless excluded or modified under the next section an implied warranty that the goods shall be fit for such purpose.
Cal. Com. Code § 2315.
See Cal. Civ. Code §§ 1790, et seq., California’s Song-Beverly Consumer Warranty Act..
CALIFORNIA STATE COURTS
California Supreme Court: Burr v. Sherwin Williams Co., 42 Cal. 2d 682, 692-93 (1954).
California 1st Dist.: Holmes Packaging Mach. Corp. v. Bingham, 252 Cal.App.2d 862, 873 (1967).
California 2d Dist.: Williams v. Beechnut Nutrition Corp., 185 Cal. App. 3d 135, 142 (1986); Keith v. Buchanan, 173 Cal.App.3d 13, 25 (1985).
California 3d Dist.:Brittalia Ventures v. Stuke Nursery Co., Inc., 153 Cal. App. 4th 17, 24 (2007).
California 4th Dist.: Cardinal Health 301, Inc. v. Tyco Elecs. Corp., 169 Cal. App. 4th 116, 138 (2008).
California 5th Dist.: Mills v. Forestex Co., 108 Cal. App. 4th 625, 635 n.4 (2003).
California 6th Dist.: None.
CALIFORNIA FEDERAL COURT
Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal: In re Mesa Business Equipment, Inc., No. No. 89-55825, 1991 U.S. App. LEXIS 8625, at *6 (9th Cir. Apr. 30, 1991).
Central District: Viggiano v. Hansen Natural Corp., No. CV 12-10747 MMM (JCGx), 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 70003, at *49 (C.D. Cal. May 13, 2013).
Eastern District: Nucal Foods v. Quality Egg LLC, 918 F. Supp. 2d 1037, 1043 (E.D. Cal. 2013).
Northern District:Frisby-Cadillo v. Mylan, Inc., No. C 09-05816 SI, 2010 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 43868, at *9-10 (N.D. Cal. May 5, 2010).
Southern District: Electra Cruises, Inc. v. Camping World RV Sales, No. 11CV1798 AJB (DHB), 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 153706, at *12 (S.D. Cal. Oct. 25, 2013).