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Legislative Memo

518.465.7517

BILL:

A.1988

Support

SUBJECT:

New York State Specific Labeling of Sunscreen Products

 

DATE:

March 14, 2001

 

The Business Council of New York State, whose membership includes manufacturers of sunscreen products, has reviewed the above mentioned legislation and opposes its enactment. This legislation would amend New York State's General Business Law by adding a new section requiring sunscreen products to be conspicuously labeled with an expiration date and recommended storage information.

The Business Council opposes this legislative initiative for the following reasons:

For these reasons, The Business Council opposes this legislation and respectfully urges its defeat.