assembly Bill A9922

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to tampon package labeling

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Apr 27, 2016 referred to consumer affairs and protection

A9922 (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง399-aaaa, Gen Bus L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A521
2019-2020: A164

A9922 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to tampon package labeling; requires label affixed thereto or a package insert, upon which there shall be plainly and conspicuously printed a list of all ingredients with percentages of the components of the tampon and the applicator.

A9922 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  9922

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             April 27, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  ROSENTHAL  --  read once and referred to the
  Committee on Consumer Affairs and Protection

AN ACT to amend the general business law, in relation to tampon  package
  labeling

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. The general business law is amended by adding a new section
399-aaaa to read as follows:
  S 399-AAAA. TAMPON PACKAGE LABELING. 1.  EACH PACKAGE OR BOX  CONTAIN-
ING  TAMPONS  SOLD  IN  THIS STATE SHALL CONTAIN A PLAIN AND CONSPICUOUS
PRINTED LIST OF ALL INGREDIENTS WITH PERCENTAGES OF  THE  COMPONENTS  OF
THE  TAMPON AND THE APPLICATOR. SUCH LIST SHALL EITHER BE PRINTED ON THE
PACKAGE OR AFFIXED THERETO.
  2. THE REQUIREMENTS OF THIS SECTION SHALL APPLY  IN  ADDITION  TO  ANY
OTHER  LABELING REQUIREMENTS ESTABLISHED PURSUANT TO ANY OTHER PROVISION
OF LAW.
  3. WHENEVER A VIOLATION OF THIS SECTION HAS OCCURRED, A CIVIL  PENALTY
OF ONE THOUSAND DOLLARS PER PACKAGE OR BOX SHALL BE IMPOSED.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred eightieth day after
it shall have become a law.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD14859-03-6

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