1. The Laws of New York
  2. Consolidated Laws
  3. General Business
  4. Article 26: Miscellaneous

Section 399-AAAA Menstrual product labeling

General Business (GBS)

1. For purposes of this section:

  (a) "ingredient" shall mean an intentionally added substance present in the menstrual product;

  (b) "menstrual product" shall mean products used for the purpose of catching menstruation and vaginal discharge, including but not limited to tampons, pads, and menstrual cups. These products may be either disposable or reusable.

  2. No later than eighteen months after this section shall have become a law, each package or box containing menstrual products sold in this state shall contain a plain and conspicuous printed list of all ingredients which shall be listed in order of predominance. Such list shall either be printed on the package or affixed thereto.

  3. The requirements of this section shall apply in addition to any other labeling requirements established pursuant to any other provision of law.

  4. Whenever a violation of this section has occurred, a civil penalty of one percent of the manufacturer's total annual in-state sales not to exceed one thousand dollars per package or box shall be imposed on the manufacturer.