H.R. 5916 (114th): Accurate Labeling of Menstrual Products Act of 2016

To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to require the label on certain menstrual products to include an ingredient list, and for other purposes.

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Jul 18, 2016
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 18, 2016, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Grace Meng

Representative for New York's 6th congressional district



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Jul 18, 2016

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H.R. 5916 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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