Clean bill of lading
A bill of lading indicating that goods were received in apparent good order and condition. A clean bill is one in which contains no notations of defect, damage or loss. and is signed by the carrier or its authorized representative. Nevertheless, a clean bill of lading does not have any positive affirmation or mention to the effect. If a bill of lading does contain a notation of damage or missing merchandise, the bill of lading is call claused, foul, or dirty. See bill of lading.