UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION

In the Matter of

ZIM TEXTILE CORPORATION, a corporation.

DOCKET NO.

COMPLAINT

The Federal Trade Commission, having reason to believe that Zim Textile Corporation (respondent) has violated the provisions of the Federal Trade Commission Act, 15 U.S.C.  41 et seq. (FTC Act) and the Textile Fiber Products Identification Act, 15 U.S.C.  70 et seq. (Textile Act), and it appearing to the Commission that this proceeding is in the public interest, alleges:

1. Respondent is a New York corporation with its principal office or place of business at 300 Campus Drive, Suite E, Morganville, New Jersey 07751.
 
2. Respondent is a manufacturer and distributor of household textile products, including sheets and pillowcases. Respondent has manufactured, offered for sale, sold, and distributed textile products subject to the requirements of the Textile Act.

3. The acts and practices of respondent alleged in this complaint have been in or affecting commerce, as "commerce" is defined in Section 4 of the Federal Trade Commission Act.
 
4. Respondent has offered for sale and sold household textile products, subject to the requirements of the Textile Act, without disclosing on a tag or label affixed to the product the fiber content, the manufacturer or dealer identity, and the country of origin, thus violating 15 U.S.C.  70b(b), and implementing regulations in 16 C.F.R.  303.2.
 
5. The acts and practices of respondent as alleged in this complaint constitute unfair or deceptive acts or practices in or affecting commerce in violation of Section 5(a) of the Federal Trade Commission Act, 15 U.S.C.  45(a).

THEREFORE, the Federal Trade Commission this ______ day of __________, 2000, has issued this complaint against respondent.

By the Commission.

Donald S. Clark
Secretary

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