|(a) Prohibitions. A person may not sell, offer for sale, distribute, or import into this state a new commercial or residential clothes washing machine, dish washing machine, or lawn sprinkler unless the clothes washing machine, dish washing machine, or lawn sprinkler is marked or labeled in accordance with these sections. (1) Each clothes washing machine and dish washing machine shall have an attached label that shows the amount of water used per cycle. (2) Each lawn sprinkler shall be marked with the water usage expressed in gallons per minute (gpm) by either a permanent mark on each sprinkler, or a label or tag attached to each sprinkler. (b) Exemptions. This section does not apply to those clothes washing machines and dish washing machines that are subject to and are in compliance with the labeling requirements of the National Appliance Energy Conservation Act of 1987, Public Law 100-12 (42 United States Code, §6294) and as amended.
|Source Note: The provisions of this §290.260 adopted to be effective March 17, 1992, 17 TexReg 1646; transferred effective March 1, 1992, as published in the Texas Register, March 3, 1992, 17 TexReg 1649; amended to be effective January 7, 1994, 18 TexReg 9935; amended to be effective April 25, 2010, 35 TexReg 3066