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General Services Administration Acquisition Regulation; Information Collection; Identification of Products With Environmental Attributes

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Office of the Chief Acquisition Officer, GSA.


Notice of request for comments regarding a revision to an existing OMB clearance.


Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35), the General Services Administration will be submitting to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request to revise and approve an extension of a currently approved information collection requirement regarding identification of products with environmental attributes. The clearance currently expires on April 30, 2009.

Public comments are particularly invited on: Whether this collection of information is necessary and whether it will have practical utility; whether our estimate of the public burden of this collection of information is accurate and based on valid assumptions and methodology; and ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected.


Submit comments on or before: February 9, 2009.

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Mr. Warren Blankenship, Procurement Analyst, Contract Policy Division, at telephone (202) 501-1900 or via e-mail to

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Submit comments regarding this burden estimate or any other aspect of this collection of information, including suggestions for reducing this burden to the Regulatory Secretariat (VPR), General Services Administration, Room 4041, 1800 F Street, NW., Washington, DC 20405. Please cite OMB Control No. 3090-0262, Identification of Products with Environmental Attributes, in all correspondence.

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A. Purpose

General Services Administration (GSA) requires contractors submitting Multiple Award Schedule Contracts to identify in their GSA price lists those products that they market commercially that have environmental attributes. The identification of these products will enable Federal agencies to maximize the use of these products to meet the responsibilities expressed in statutes and executive orders.

B. Annual Reporting Burden

Respondents 18,000.:

Responses per Respondent: 1.

Annual Responses: 18,000.

Hours per Response: 5.

Total Burden Hours: 90,000.

Obtaining Copies of Proposals: Requesters may obtain a copy of the information collection documents from the General Services Administration, Regulatory Secretariat (VPR), 1800 F Street, NW., Room 4041, Washington, DC 20405, telephone (202) 501-4755. Please cite OMB Control No. 3090-0262, Identification of Products with Environmental Attributes, in all correspondence.

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Dated: November 19, 2008.

Rhonda Cundiff,

Acting Director, Office of Acquisition Policy.

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[FR Doc. E8-29050 Filed 12-8-08; 8:45 am]