To provide for research to determine the extent to which the presence of dioxin, synthetic fibers, and other additives in tampons and similar products used by women with respect to menstruation pose any risks to the health of women, including risks relating to cervical cancer, endometriosis, infertility, ovarian cancer, breast cancer, immune system deficiencies, pelvic imflammatory disease, and toxic shock syndrome, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for New York's 14th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Mar 1, 1999
Length: 7 pages
106th Congress, 1999–2000
This bill was introduced on March 1, 1999, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Nov 7, 1997
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 2900 (105th).
Mar 1, 1999
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H.R. 890 (106th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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