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DOE/EE RIN: 1904-AD26 Publication ID: Fall 2019 
Title: Certification and Compliance for Certain Products and Equipment 
Abstract:

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is conducting a rulemaking to revise its certification and compliance regulations applicable to consumer products and industrial equipment, such as refrigerators and consumer and commercial clothes washers. Specifically, DOE is proposing changes to its reporting requirements for certain products so that they are consistent with those of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). This is intended to reduce the reporting burden by enabling manufacturers to report certification data to a single agency rather than to both agencies. DOE is also proposing changes to the certification and reporting requirements for products with energy conservation standards that have been amended since the last update to the certification and compliance regulations. Finally, the notice will propose various minor revisions to existing certification and compliance procedures applicable to both consumer products and industrial equipment to improve the clarity and readability of the regulatory language, and to ensure that manufacturers report certification data accurately and consistently.

 
Agency: Department of Energy(DOE)  Priority: Other Significant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Proposed Rule Stage 
Major: Undetermined  Unfunded Mandates: No 
EO 13771 Designation: Deregulatory 
CFR Citation: 10 CFR 429    10 CFR 430    10 CFR 431   
Legal Authority: 42 U.S.C. 6200 to 6317   
Legal Deadline:  None
Timetable:
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  11/00/2019 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: Undetermined  Government Levels Affected: None 
Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Information URL: energy.gov/eere/buildings/implementation-certification-and-enforcement  
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
John Cymbalsky
Building Technologies Office, EE-5B
Department of Energy
Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
1000 Independence Avenue SW.,
Washington, DC 20585
Phone:202 287-1692
Email: john.cymbalsky@ee.doe.gov