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Scope of Article 2: Transactions in Goods

Learn that Article 2 applies only to contracts for the sale of goods, what a good is under Article 2, and how certain transactions, though they concern goods, are excluded from Article 2’s scope.


We’ll start our sales course by considering the scope of Article 2 of the Uniform Commercial Code, or UCC.

I. Transactions Covered by Article 2

Article 2 applies to transactions in goods. Although the UCC doesn’t actually define a transaction in goods, this term covers more than just contracts for the sale of goods. However, most transactions that fall under Article 2 are sales of goods.

A. Sale Defined

A sale is the transfer of title to goods from a buyer to a seller in exchange...