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Pieces With Recycled Metals Can’t Be Called “Made in the USA,” FTC Says

The Federal Trade Commission is not granting an industry request that would allow products to be labeled “made in the USA” if they contain metals recycled in the United States. 

The agency said that while it wasn’t issuing a final opinion on the question at this time, it noted that past studies indicate that consumers believe a made in the USA–labeled piece should comprise all American materials—and if a piece contains recycled metals, those metals may have originated elsewhere.

The Federal Trade Commission is not granting an industry request that would allow products to be labeled “made in the USA” if they contain metals recycled in the United States.

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Let Us Call Recycled Pieces “Made in the USA,” Groups Ask

A piece made with metals recycled domestically should be allowed to be advertised as “made in the USA,” according to a request to the Federal Trade Commission filed June 17 by four industry organizations and the Richline Group.

A piece made with metals recycled domestically should be allowed to be advertised as “made in the USA,” according to a request to the FTC by four industry organizations and the Richline Group.

JCK Staff

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