FTC Shuts Down Accessory Maker's 'Made In USA' Claims

Law360, New York (October 21, 2013, 6:58 PM EDT) -- A Utah-based manufacturer of outdoor accessories such as waterproof iPhone cases, lens cleaners and dog leashes has agreed to stop marketing foreign-made products as “truly made in the USA” in order to resolve claims brought by the Federal Trade Commission, the regulator said Monday.

Utah-based E.K. Ekcessories Inc. attracted the FTC's attention through its marketing, sale and distribution of outdoor equipment such as waterproof iPhone accessories, eyewear retainers, bottle holders, ID holders, dog collars and toe straps with claims that they are all or virtually all...
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