AB 708:

Right to Know: Ingredient labeling of cleaning products

Author: Assemblymember Reggie Jones-Sawyer

Unlike food, cosmetics, and drug manufacturers, most cleaning product manufacturers are not required to disclose ingredients—including chemicals linked to numerous health conditions that disproportionately affect low-wage workers, women, immigrants, and people of color. AB 708 (Jones-Sawyer) would have required ingredient disclosure on both product labels and web sites for most kinds of cleaning products sold to consumers and businesses.

Bill info from the legislature

CLCV Supported

Status:

Failed Assembly 33-28

vote key

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