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Independence Medical, Inc.

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Federal district courts in Ohio and South Carolina have temporarily halted allegedly fraudulent practices used by three telemarketing schemes to sell medical equipment to consumers nationwide...

Light Bulb Rule

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The Federal Trade Commission has extended until Aug. 7, 1995 the date through which it will accept comments from the public on the usefulness and effectiveness of its Light Bulb Rule. The rule...

AWARE/Gleaners Telefunders

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Thirteen of 24 defendants charged by the Federal Trade Commission last year with using a fraudulent prize-promotion pitch to induce consumers, many of them elderly, to donate money to two purported...

Publishing Clearing House, Inc.

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A federal district court judge has upheld Federal Trade Commission charges against two individuals and their company for their roles in a fraudulent telefunding scheme. The FTC had alleged in federal...

I.B. Diffusion, L.P.

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I.B. Diffusion, L.P., a Chicago-based importer and dis- tributor of women's clothing and accessories, has agreed to pay a $100,000 civil penalty to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that it...

Sleeping Bag Rule and Tablecloth Rule

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The Federal Trade Commission has tentatively proposed to repeal three rules governing how the dimensions of sleeping bags, tablecloths and extension ladders are described to consumers in advertising...

Fiberglass Curtain Rule

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The Federal Trade Commission has tentatively proposed to repeal a rule requiring warnings about handling fiberglass curtains and draperies because the products are no longer in general use. The FTC is...

Felson Builders, Inc.

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The Federal Trade Commission has given final approval to a consent agreement with Felson Builders, Inc., Diamond Crossing Associates, L.P., Elmhurst Partners, L.P., and Joseph Felson, settling charges...

Quick-Freeze Spray Rule

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The Federal Trade Commission has proposed to repeal a rule requiring safety warnings on quick freeze aerosol spray products used for frosting cocktail glasses because the principal ingredient has been...

Binocular Rule

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The Federal Trade Commission has tentatively proposed to repeal a rule requiring disclosures in advertising and on packaging for certain binoculars that are not fully prismatic. The FTC, as part of...

Service Corporation International

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The Federal Trade Commission has given final approval to a consent agreement with Service Corporation International (SCI). The consent agreement settles charges that SCI's acquisition of Uniservice...

Olin Corporation

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Olin Corporation has requested Federal Trade Commission approval to divest its 50 percent interest in Chlor-Chem Ltd., a joint venture located in the United Kingdom, to Schering Agrochemicals Holdings...

Scotts Company

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The Scotts Company has agreed to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that its $200 million acquisition of Stern's Miracle-Gro Products, Inc. would substantially lessen competition and increase...

The Penn Traffic Company

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The Federal Trade Commission has given final approval to a consent agreement with The Penn Traffic Company, settling charges that its plan to acquire 45 grocery stores in Pennsylvania and New York...

Coca-Cola Company

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The Coca-Cola Company has agreed not to acquire any rights to the Dr Pepper brand in the United States without first obtaining Federal Trade Commission antitrust clearance. Coca- Cola also will notify...

Duram Rubber Products

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The marketers of the Duram Emergency Escape Mask have agreed to notify prior purchasers that the mask does not filter out carbon monoxide, a lethal gas associated with fires, and also to disclose that...