Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 54 Part 1.djvu/1163

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76TH CONG. , 3D SESS.-CH. 871-OCT. 14, 1940 (e) The term "wool product" means any product, or any portion of a product, which contains, purports to contain, or in any way is represented as containing wool, reprocessed wool, or reused wool. (f) The term "Commission" means the Federal Trade Commission. (g) The term "Federal Trade Commission Act" means the Act of Congress entitled "An Act to create a Federal Trade Commission, to define its powers and duties, and for other purposes", approved September 26, 1914, as amended, and the Federal Trade Commission Act approved March 21, 1938. (h) The term "commerce" means commerce among the several States or with foreign nations, or in any Territory of the United States or in the District of Columbia, or between any such Territory and another, or between any such Territory and any State or foreign nation, or between the District of Columbia and any State or Territory or foreign nation. (i) The term "Territory" includes the insular possessions of the United States and also any Territory of the United States. MISBRANDING DECLARED UNLAWFUL SEc. 3 . The introduction, or manufacture for introduction, into commerce, or the sale, transportation, or distribution, in commerce, of any wool product which is misbranded within the meaning of this Act or the rules and regulations hereunder, is unlawful and shall be an unfair method of competition, and an unfair and deceptive act or practice, in commerce under the Federal Trade Commission Act; and any person who shall manufacture or deliver for shipment or ship or sell or offer for sale in commerce, any such wool product which is misbranded within the meaning of this Act and the rules and regu- lations hereunder is guilty of an unfair method of competition, and an unfair and deceptive act or practice, in commerce within the meaning of the Federal Trade Commission Act. This section shall not apply- (a) To any common carrier or contract carrier in respect to a wool product shipped or delivered for shipment in commerce in the ordinary course of its business; or (b) To any person manufacturing, delivering for shipment, ship- ping, selling, or offering for sale, for exportation from the United States to any foreign country a wool product branded in accordance with the specifications of the purchaser and in accordance with the laws of such country. 1129 "Wool product." "Commission." "Federal Trade Commission Act." 38 Stat. 717; 52 Stat. Ill. 15U. S. C. §§41-51; Supp. V, §§ 41-58 . "Commerce. " "Territory." Misbranding de- clared unlawful. 38 Stat. 717; 52 Stat. 111. 15 U.S. C. § 41-51; Supp. V, §§ 41-58 . Exemptions. MISBRANDED WOOL PRODUCTS SEC. 4 . (a) A wool product shall be misbranded- (1) If it is falsely or deceptively stamped, tagged, labeled, or otherwise identified. (2) If a stamp, tag, label, or other means of identification, or substitute therefor under section 5, is not on or affixed to the wool product and does not show- (A) the percentage of the total fiber weight of the wool product, exclusive of ornamentation not exceeding 5 per centum of said total fiber weight, of (1) wool; (2) reprocessed wool; (3) reused wool; (4) each fiber other than wool if said per- centage by weight of such fiber is 5 per centum or more; and (5) the aggregate of all other fibers: Provided, That deviation of the fiber contents of the wool product from percentages stated on the stamp, tag, label, or other means of identification, shall not be misbranding under this section if the person charged Misbranded wool products. Falsely labeled, etc. No stamp, etc., af- fixed. Specified informa- tion not shown. 54 STAT.]