FTC Proposes Additional Time for Manufacturers to Adopt New Light Bulb Labels

The Federal Trade Commission is seeking public comments on whether to provide manufacturers approximately six additional months to incorporate new light bulb labels on their packaging, and whether to exempt certain bulbs that will soon be obsolete from those requirements. The new labels, which were announced last summer, will help consumers choose among the different […]

Starting in 2011, FTC Will Require EnergyGuide Labels for Televisions

Televisions manufactured after May 10, 2011 must display EnergyGuide labels so consumers shopping for TVs will have more information about different models and how much energy they use. A recent amendment to the Federal Trade Commission’s Appliance Labeling Rule will require the familiar yellow-and-black labels on new TVs. The removable labels, which have long appeared […]