On Day of the Girl, Governor Cuomo Signs Legislation to Make New York the First State in the Nation to Require Disclosure of Ingredients in Menstrual Products

Posted to Applied Web NY on Fri, 10/11/2019 - 15:08

On the Day Of The Girl, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo signed legislation (S.2387-B/A.164-B) requiring menstrual product packages or boxes sold in New York State to contain a plain and conspicuous printed list of all the ingredients in the products. This new law makes New York the first state in the nation to require ingredient labels on menstrual products. The legislation will take effect in 180 days, and product manufacturers will have 18 months to develop new packaging or labels with the ingredients.

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