15 U.S. Code § 70j - Exemptions
(a) None of the provisions of this subchapter shall be construed to apply to—
(8) bandages, surgical dressings, and other textile fiber products, the labeling of which is subject to the requirements of the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act of 1938, as amended [21 U.S.C. 301 et seq.];
(11) textile fiber products incorporated in headwear, handbags, luggage, brushes, lampshades, or toys, catamenial devices, adhesive tapes and adhesive sheets, cleaning cloths impregnated with chemicals, or diapers.
The exemption provided for any article by paragraph (3) or (4) of this subsection shall not be applicable if any representation as to fiber content of such article is made in any advertisement, label, or other means of identification covered by section 70b of this title.
(b) The Commission may exclude from the provisions of this subchapter other textile fiber products
(2) with respect to which the disclosure of textile fiber content is not necessary for the protection of the ultimate consumer.
Source(Pub. L. 85–897, § 12,Sept. 2, 1958, 72 Stat. 1723.)
References in Text
The Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act of 1938, referred to in subsec. (a)(8), is act June 25, 1938, ch. 675, 52 Stat. 1040, as amended, which is classified generally to chapter 9 (§ 301 et seq.) of Title 21, Food and Drugs. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see section 301 of Title 21 and Tables.
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