UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
BEFORE FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION
In the Matter of
ZIM TEXTILE CORPORATION, a corporation.
DOCKET NO. C-3960
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
- 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.
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 twenty-ninth day of June, 2000, has issued
this complaint against respondent.
By the Commission.
Donald S. Clark