The Legal Metrology department on Thursday registered 86 cases against wholesale dealers and distributors for selling goods in violation of packaged commodity rules. During surprise checks conducted at Begum Bazaar, officials found that the traders were selling rice bags, milk powder sachets, masala powder, bakery items etc., without proper date of packing, sale price and packer address. Cases were booked against errant traders under provisions of the Legal Metrology Act, a press release said.