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The Federal Trade Commission is seeking public comment on a variety of proposed changes to its Energy Labeling Rule affecting labels for light bulbs, appliances, room air conditioners, ceiling fans, refrigerators, and furnaces.
The Federal Trade Commission is issuing final amendments to its Energy Labeling Rule so that its television testing and reporting requirements conform to a new Department of Energy (DOE) test procedure. The final amendments replace the Rule’s reference to the Environmental Protection Agency’s...
The Federal Trade Commission is proposing changes to its Energy Labeling Rule so that its television testing and reporting requirements conform with a new Department of Energy test procedure published in October.
The Federal Trade Commission has approved new EnergyGuide labels for refrigerators and clothes washers, and updated comparative energy consumption information on labels for other appliances, to help consumers compare products in light of new Department of Energy (DOE) tests for measuring energy...

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When did a light bulb become the symbol of a good idea?  We don’t know, but a ruling in the FTC’s lawsuit against Lights of America – including a $21 million order mandating refunds for consumers and some bookmark-worthy notable quotes from the Court – should serve as a light bulb...

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The Fair Packaging and Labeling Act (FPLA or Act), enacted in 1967, directs the Federal Trade Commission and the Food and Drug Administration to issue regulations requiring that all "consumer commodities" be labeled to disclose net contents, identity of commodity, and name and place...

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The FTC hosted a public workshop that gathered consumer advocates, government officials, business people, and other parties involved in the rebate process. The workshop provided an opportunity to discuss consumers' perspectives on rebates and challenges businesses face when they offer...

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The Federal Trade Commission Act is the primary statute of the Commission.
This Act amends the Energy Policy and Conservation Act, requiring, among other things, that the Commission issue: (a) disclosure rules to assist consumers in choosing the most efficient incandescent and fluorescent light bulbs; (b) efficiency labeling rules for certain plumbing fixtures; and (c)...
Title I of this Act authorizes the Federal Trade Commission to develop regulations for written warranties. The Act directs the Commission to establish disclosure standards for written warranties, specifies standards for “full” warranties, limits disclaimer of implied warranties, and establishes...

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