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H.R. 3057 (111th): Household Product Labeling Act of 2009


The text of the bill below is as of Jun 25, 2009 (Introduced). The bill was not enacted into law.


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111th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 3057

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

June 25, 2009

introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce

A BILL

To require that household cleaning products and similar products bear a label that contains a complete and accurate list of all the product’s ingredients.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Household Product Labeling Act of 2009.

2.

Labeling requirement for certain household products

(a)

Labeling requirement

Any household cleaning product or similar product shall bear a label on the product’s container or packaging that contains a complete and accurate list of all the product’s ingredients. Beginning on the date that is 1 year after the date of enactment of this Act, any household cleaning product or similar product that is manufactured for sale, offered for sale, distributed in commerce, or imported to the United States without such a label shall be treated as a misbranded hazardous substance within the meaning of section 2(p) of the Federal Hazardous Substances Act (15 U.S.C. 1261(p)).

(b)

Definition of household cleaning product or similar product

As used in this Act, the term household cleaning product or similar product means any substance which is customarily produced and distributed for use in or about a household as a cleaning agent, pesticide, epoxy, paint or stain, or similar substance.

(c)

Rulemaking authority

The Consumer Product Safety Commission may issue such regulations as it determines necessary to provide for the effective enforcement of this Act, including regulations which expand on or exempt from the definition in subsection (b) any product or product category.