Text: H.R.2416 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (05/11/2017)

1st Session
H. R. 2416

To require menstrual product ingredient list labels.


May 11, 2017

Ms. Meng (for herself and Mrs. Carolyn B. Maloney of New York) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce


To require menstrual product ingredient list labels.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Menstrual Products Right to Know Act of 2017”.

SEC. 2. Labeling requirement for menstrual products.

(a) Menstrual products, such as menstrual cups; scented, scented deodorized, or unscented menstrual pads or tampons; therapeutic vaginal douche apparatuses; or obstetrical and gynecological devices described in section 884.5400, 884.5425, 884.5435, 884.5460, 884.5470, or 884.5900 of title 21, Code of Federal Regulations (or any successor regulation), shall be deemed to be misbranded under section 502 of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (21 U.S.C. 352) unless it bears a label listing the name of each ingredient or component of the device in order of the most predominant ingredient or component to the least predominant ingredient or component.

(b) The amendment made by subsection (a) applies only with respect to a device manufactured more than one year after the date of the enactment of this Act.

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