Lamp Labeling Rule

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has rules regulating the labeling of lamps as part of its appliance labeling rules. These rules apply to internet sales. The discussion includes the requirements for cartons that lamps are shipped in, for promotional materials, and also the type of disclosure as well as where the disclosures should be located.

The following questions have been addressed in this article:

What are the requirements for all cartons of covered lamp products shipped within or imported into the U.S.?
What are the requirements for promotional materials displayed or distributed at the point of sale?
Does the Rule require that the disclosures be made on labels in a specific type size or print style?
Where must the disclosures appear on the product package?
Does the Rule permit the listing of the lamp’s lumens, watts, or hours on the principal display panel in addition to the required "side-by-side" or "in the specified order" disclosures?


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