The Care Labeling Rule, officially called the Rule on Care Labeling of Textile Wearing Apparel and Certain Piece Goods, has been in effect since 1971. The FTC sought public comment on the overall costs, benefits, and necessity of the Care Labeling Rule in 2011.
Based on a review of comments, the agency has concluded that the Rule continues to benefit consumers and will be retained, and is now seeking comments on potential updates to the Rule, including changes that would:
The Commission vote approving the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking was 5-0. It is available on the FTC's website. Instructions for filing comments appear in the Federal Register Notice. Comments must be received by November 16, 2012.
All comments received will be posted online. (FTC File No. R511915; the staff contact is Robert M. Frisby, Bureau of Consumer Protection, 202-326-2098)
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