Federal Trade Commission October 15, 2010 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Agency Information Collection Activities; Request for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2010-25983
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-10-15
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The information collection requirements described below will be submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA). The FTC is seeking public comments on its proposal to extend through December 31, 2013, the current PRA clearance for information collection requirements contained in its Consumer Product Warranty Rule. Those clearances expire on December 31, 2010.
Guides for the Use of Environmental Marketing Claims
Document Number: 2010-25000
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2010-10-15
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Federal Trade Commission (``FTC'' or ``Commission'') conducted a comprehensive review of its Guides for the Use of Environmental Marketing Claims (``Green Guides'' or ``Guides'') and proposes retaining the Guides. After reviewing the public comments, the transcripts of three public workshops that explored emerging issues, and the results of its consumer perception research, the Commission proposes several modifications and additions to the Guides. These proposed revisions aim to respond to changes in the marketplace and help marketers avoid making unfair or deceptive environmental marketing claims. The Commission seeks comment on these proposed revisions and other issues raised in this document.