Federal Trade Commission June 3, 2005 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Granting of Request for Early Termination of the Waiting Period Under the Premerger Notification Rules
Document Number: 05-11027
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-06-03
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Rule Concerning Disclosures Regarding Energy Consumption and Water Use of Certain Home Appliances and Other Products Required Under the Energy Policy and Conservation Act (“Appliance Labeling Rule”)
Document Number: 05-11026
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-06-03
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Federal Trade Commission (``Commission'') announces that the current ranges of comparability required by the Appliance Labeling Rule (``Rule'') for water heaters, room air conditioners, furnaces, boilers, and pool heaters will remain in effect until further notice. In addition, the Commission is revising Table 1 in Sec. 305.9 of the Rule to incorporate the latest figures for average unit energy costs published by the Department of Energy (``DOE'') this year and to update cost figures in Appendices H and I of the Rule. The Commission is also making technical amendments to Sec. 305.9 and Appendix E of the Rule to clarify the applicability of the cost figures in Table 1 to products covered by the Rule.