42 U.S. Code § 6296 - Requirements of manufacturers
Each manufacturer of a covered product to which a rule under section 6294 of this title applies shall provide a label which meets, and is displayed in accordance with, the requirements of such rule. If such manufacturer or any distributor, retailer, or private labeler of such product advertises such product in a catalog from which it may be purchased, such catalog shall contain all information required to be displayed on the label, except as otherwise provided by rule of the Commission. The preceding sentence shall not require that a catalog contain information respecting a covered product if the distribution of such catalog commenced before the effective date of the labeling rule under section 6294 of this title applicable to such product.
Each manufacturer shall use labels reflecting the range data required to be disclosed under section 6294(c)(1)(B) of this title after the expiration of 60 days following the date of publication of any revised table of ranges unless the rule under section 6294 of this title provides for a later date. The Commission may not require labels be changed to reflect revised tables of ranges more often than annually.
1992—Subsec. (b)(4). Pub. L. 102–486, § 123(g)(1), inserted “or water use” after “consumption”.
Subsec. (d)(1). Pub. L. 102–486, § 123(g)(2), substituted “, energy use, or, in the case of showerheads, faucets, water closets, and urinals, water use” for “or energy use”.
1987—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 100–12, § 11(b)(3)(A), inserted heading.
Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 100–12, § 11(b)(3)(B), inserted heading.
Subsec. (b)(3)(A). Pub. L. 100–12, § 11(a)(2), inserted “established in or” before “prescribed under”.
Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 100–12, § 11(b)(3)(C), inserted heading.
Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 100–12, § 6, inserted “Information requirements” as heading and amended text generally. Prior to amendment, text read as follows: “For purposes of carrying out this part, the Secretary may require, under authority otherwise available to him under this part or other provisions of law administered by him, each manufacturer of covered products to submit such information or reports of any kind or nature directly to the Secretary with respect to energy efficiency of such covered products, and with respect to the economic impact of any proposed energy efficiency standard, as the Secretary determines may be necessary to establish and revise test procedures, labeling rules, and energy efficiency standards for such products and to insure compliance with the requirements of this part. The provisions of section 796(d) of title 15 shall apply with respect to information obtained under this subsection to the same extent and in the same manner as it applies with respect to energy information obtained under section 796 of title 15.”
1978—Subsec. (b)(1). Pub. L. 95–619, § 425(d)(2), inserted requirement that manufacturers of covered products give notice to the Secretary of models affected by rules promulgated under section 6294 of this title and expanded the notice requirement itself to include models manufactured more than sixty days after the date a particular rule takes effect.
Subsec. (b)(2). Pub. L. 95–619, § 691(b)(2), substituted “Secretary” for “Administrator”, meaning Administrator of the Federal Energy Administration.
Subsec. (b)(3). Pub. L. 95–619, § 425(d)(3), authorized Secretary to request submission of covered products for purposes of ascertaining whether a particular product complies with standards under section 6295 of this title and also authorized Secretary to designate testing laboratories for the submitted products.
Subsec. (b)(5). Pub. L. 95–619, § 691(b)(2), substituted “Secretary” for “Administrator”.
Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 95–619, § 425(d)(1), added subsec. (d).
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