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NY May Require Feminine Hygiene Products to List Ingredients

NY May Require Feminine Hygiene Products to List Ingredients

Associated Press
by David Klepper

…”The measure, which passed the Legislature last week, aims to inform consumers about allergens, fragrances, synthetic materials and potentially hazardous chemicals in a product used by millions of New York women every day.

Supporters hope other states follow New York, or that manufacturers choose to alter their packaging nationwide rather than create specific packaging for products sold in New York in order to comply.

‘No one should have to worry that their period products will cause harm to their health or future fertility,’ said Amber Garcia, executive director of Women’s Voices for the Earth, an environmental and health organization headquartered in Missoula, Montana.”

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