555A.3  Cancellation.

Every seller shall furnish each buyer, at the time the buyer signs the door-to-door sales contract or otherwise agrees to buy consumer goods or services from the seller, a completed form in duplicate, captioned "Notice of Cancellation", which shall be attached to the contract or receipt and easily detachable, and which shall contain in ten point boldface type the following information and statements in the same language as that used in the contract:



         . . . . . . . . .                                                                                                                                (enter date of transaction) 

You may cancel this transaction, without any penalty or obligation, within three business days from the above date.

If you cancel, any property traded in, any payments made by you under the contract or sale, and any negotiable instrument executed by you will be returned within ten business days following receipt by the seller of your cancellation notice, and any security interest arising out of the transaction will be canceled.

If you cancel, you must make available to the seller at your residence, in substantially as good condition as when received, any goods delivered to you under this contract or sale; or you may if you wish, comply with the instructions of the seller regarding the return shipment of the goods at the seller's expense and risk.

If you do not agree to return the goods to the seller or if the seller does not pick them up within twenty days of the date of your notice of cancellation, you may retain or dispose of the goods without any further obligation.

To cancel this transaction, mail or deliver a signed and dated copy of this cancellation notice or any other written notice, or send a telegram, to . . . . . . , (Name of seller) at . . . . . . . . (Address of seller's place of business) not later than midnight of . . . . . . (Date).


I hereby cancel this transaction.

. . . . . . . . . . . .

(Date)           . . . . . . . . .           (Buyer's signature) 

Section History: Early form

  [C75, 77, § 713B.3; C79, 81, § 82.3]

Section History: Recent form

  C93, § 555A.3

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