• Makers of Household Cleaning Products Required to Come Clean About Ingredients
  • June 29, 2018 | Author: Ronald G. Hull
  • Law Firm: Underberg & Kessler LLP - Rochester Office
  • In 1972, in the midst of a period that might be considered the boom time for new environmental law in New York, the Legislature enacted Article 35 of the Environmental Conservation Law relating to the distribution and sale of household cleansing products in the state. The law restricted the manufacture of products containing phosphorus and authorized the commissioner of the Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) to require manufacturers of household cleansing products to furnish information regarding such products “in a form prescribed by the commissioner.”