The purpose of the standard is to define the quality requirements for garlic after preparation and packaging. However, if applied at stages following packaging, products may show in relation to the requirements of the standard:

a slight lack of freshness and turgidity;

a slight deterioration due to their development and their tendency to perish.

For the purposes of this standard the holder/seller of products may not display such products or offer them for sale, or deliver or market them in any manner other than in conformity with this standard. The holder/seller shall be responsible for observing such conformity.