Textile, Wool, Fur, and Care Labeling Rules

As part of the FTC’s ongoing review of the needs, costs, and benefits of regulations, the agency recently announced it is reviewing the following rules:

  • The Picture Tube Rule requires manufacturers to base screen size measurements on the horizontal measure of the viewable area, unless the alternative method of measurement is clearly disclosed. This rule

On Wednesday, the FTC announced amendments to the regulations under the Wool Products Labeling Act, which conform the regulations to the requirements of the Wool Suit Fabric Labeling Fairness and International Standards Conforming Act and harmonize them with the Textile Labeling Rules. Similar to the recently-issued amendments to the Textile and Fur Labeling Rules, these

Last week, the FTC approved amendments to the regulations under the Fur Products Labeling Act, which update the Fur Products Name Guide, incorporate provisions of the 2010 Truth in Fur Labeling Act, and harmonize the regulations’ guaranty provisions with those in the Textile Labeling Rules. These changes could ease some of the burdens that manufacturers

The FTC recently announced updates to the Textile Labeling Rules, several of which are designed to harmonize the textile labeling requirements with related provisions, including U.S. Customs standards for country of origin.

The Commission adopted the following changes from the proposed rule:

  • incorporate the updated International Organization for Standardization standard – ISO 2076:2010(E), ‘‘Textiles—Man-made fibres—Generic

The Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) announced this week that it will host a roundtable on October 1 regarding the Rule on Care Labeling of Textile Wearing Apparel and Certain Piece Goods (the “Care Labeling Rule”). As apparel manufacturers and retailers know, the Care Labeling Rule requires manufacturers and importers to attach labels with care instructions

The Federal Trade Commission recently announced a new enforcement policy statement regarding the requirements for a guaranty under the Textile, Wool, and Fur Acts (“the Acts”). The Acts permit sellers of those products to obtain a guaranty from the product manufacturer that states that the product is not mislabeled or falsely or deceptively