Energy Conservation Program for Consumer Products: Test Procedure for Microwave Ovens; Repeal of Active Mode Test Procedure Provisions

Docket ID: EERE-2010-BT-TP-0022
Agency: Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Office (EERE)
Parent Agency: Department of Energy (DOE)
DOE repeals the regulatory provisions establishing the cooking efficiency test procedure for microwave ovens under the Energy Policy and Conservation Act. DOE has determined that the microwave oven test procedure to measure the cooking efficiency does not produce accurate and repeatable test results and is unaware of any test procedures that have been developed that address the concerns with the DOE microwave oven cooking efficiency test procedure.
RIN: 1904-AC25
Impacts and Effects: Energy
CFR Citation: 10 CFR 430
Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant
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Publication Period: Fall 2010
Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Completed Action
Major Rule: No
Legal Authorities: 42 USC 6291 et seq
Legal Deadlines: None
Government Levels Affected: No
Federalism Implications: No
Unfunded Mandates: No
Requires Regulatory Flexibility Analysis: No
Small Entities Affected: No
International Impacts: No
Included in Regulatory Plan: No
ActionDateFR Citation
Final Action07/22/201075 FR 42579
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Related RINs: None
Related Dockets: None
Category: Energy Conservation
Type: Rulemaking
Program Office: Building Technologies Program (BT)

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Comment Period Closed
Posted: 07/22/2010
ID: EERE-2010-BT-TP-0022-0001

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Wes Anderson
Mechanical Engineer, Office of Building Technologies Program, EE-2J
1000 Independence Avenue SW.
Washington, DC 20585
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