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Rulemaking for Conventional Cooking Products Test Procedure

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The Department of Energy (DOE) is amending its test procedures for conventional cooking products (residential kitchen ranges and ovens) to include provisions for testing products that use induction heating.

Recent Updates | Public Meeting Information | Submitting Public Comments | Milestones and Documents | Related Rulemakings | Statutory Authority | Contact Information

Recent Updates

DOE has published a Federal Register final rule regarding test procedures for conventional ovens. 80 FR 37954  (July 3, 2015)

DOE published a supplemental notice of proposed rulemaking regarding test procedures for conventional cooking products. 79 FR 71894 (December 3, 2014)

Public Meeting Information

There is no public meeting scheduled at this time. 

Submitting Public Comments

Comments are not accepted at this time. 

Milestones and Documents

The conventional cooking products test procedures rulemaking docket EERE-2012-BT-TP-0013 contains all notices, public comments, public meeting transcripts, and supporting documents. For the latest information on the planned timing of future DOE regulatory milestones, see the current Office of Management and Budget Unified Agenda of Regulatory and Deregulatory Actions. All planned dates are preliminary and subject to change.

Notice of Proposed Rulemaking

Supplementary Notice of Proposed Rulemaking
Final Rule
  • The effective date of this rule is August 3, 2015. 
  • The final rule changes will be mandatory for product testing starting December 29, 2015.

Related Rulemakings

There are no related rulemakings.

Statutory Authority

The Energy Policy and Conservation Act (42 U.S.C. 6291, et seq.; “EPCA”) established the “Energy Conservation Program for Consumer Products Other Than Automobiles.” The covered products include residential kitchen ranges and ovens, the subject of this rulemaking. (42 U.S.C. 6292(a)(10))

Contact Information

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