APPLICATION FOR A REGISTERED IDENTIFICATION NUMBER ("RN")
DO NOT WRITE IN THIS SPACE
|1. PURPOSE OF
APPLICATION. (Both new applicants and update applicants must complete all
entries on this form.)
|2. LEGAL NAME OF
APPLICANT FIRM (Note: Proprietorships, please provide full legal name of the
persion who is the proprietor.)
|3. NAME UNDER
WHICH APPLICANT DOES BUSINESS (Only if different from legal name.)
|4. TYPE OF
COMPANY (If "OTHER" is checked, please state the type of company.)
|5. ADDRESS OF PRINCIPAL
OFFICE OR PLACE OF BUSINESS (Include zip code. Address must be actual location
where business is conducted in the US. An additional mailing address or PO box
address may also be listed, if desired.)
STREET ADDRESS (Required)
INTERNET URL ADDRESS:
|6. TYPE OF
BUSINESS (Mark all that apply.)
|7. LIST PRODUCTS
(To qualify for an RN, a company must be engaged in the importation,
manufacturing, selling or other marketing of at least one (1) product line subject to the
Textile, Wool, or Fur Act.)
By filing this form with the
Federal Trade Commission, the company named above applies for a registered number to use
on labels required by one or more of the following acts: the Textile Fiber Products
Identification Act (15 U.S.C. xx70-70k), the Wool Products Labeling Act (15 U.S.C.
xx68-68j), or the Fur Products Labeling Act (15 U.S.C. xx69-69k). The company officer
(proprietor, partner, or corporate officer) listed below verifies that the inforamtion
supplied on this form is true and correct.
|9. NAME OF COMPANY OFFICIAL (Type
or print legibly)
||10. TITLE OF COMPANY OFFICIAL||DATE SUBMITTED|
Regulations under the Textile Fiber Products Identification Act, the Wool Products Labeling Act, and the Fur Products Labeling Act provide that any USA company that is a manufacturer or marketer of fiber or fur products may, in lieu of the name under which it does business, be identified by its RN on labels required by these statutes.
In completing this form, please observe the following:
(a) All numbered boxes must be filled in except for optional information.
(b) PLEASE type or print legibly.
|(c) Submit one (1)
RNs are subject to cancellation if the holder fails to promptly submit an updated FTC Form 31 upon any change(s) in its legal name (lLine #2), type of company information (Line #4), or business address (Line #5).
|FTC Form 31 (rev. 9/2000)|
FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION
APPLICATION FOR REGISTERED IDENTIFICATION NUMBER (RN)
Please note the following information:
Your application for a registered identification number will be returned unprocessed if the application is not filled out completely, correctly and legibly.
Under Item #2, for a CORPORATION, provide the full legal name under which the applicant is incorporated in the United States. For a PROPRIETORSHIP, provide the full legal name of the person who is the proprietor.
Under Item #3, please provide the company name that appears on business documents only if it is a name that is different from the name listed for Item #2.
Under Items #4 and #6, please show type of company and business, respectively.
Under Item #5, a complete and accurate address, including zip code, must appear on the application. We require a physical location of business or corporate office in the United States, (i.e. street address, city (do not abbreviate), state and zip code): a Post Office Box is only acceptable to use for a mailing address in addition to your physical address. Additionally, a C/O address is not acceptable. You may include a current telephone and/or fax number of the principal office or place of business in the United States.
Under Item #7, please list at least one product that is subject to the Textile, Wool, or Fur Acts.
Under Item #9, make sure that you type or print legibly the name of the company official.
Under Item #10, provide the title of the official certifying the RN application.
Once completed, the application can be mailed to the Division of Enforcement at the above address, or faxed to (202) 326-3197.
It will take a total of ten (10) business (working) days to complete the process of obtaining an RN number. Your RN application will be processed in about 3 business days if you apply online at www.ftc.gov. Please do not call regarding status of the RN application until after that time period has passed.
Thank you for your cooperation.