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§ 9-2104. Labeling of compostable food or beverage products

West's Annotated Code of MarylandEnvironmentEffective: October 1, 2017

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Environment
Title 9. Water, Ice, & Sanitary Facilities (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 21. Plastic Products (Refs & Annos)
Effective: October 1, 2017
MD Code, Environment, § 9-2104
§ 9-2104. Labeling of compostable food or beverage products
Labeling requirements
(a) Subject to § 9-2102(b) of this subtitle, on and after October 1, 2018, a person that distributes or sells a compostable food or beverage product intended for sale or distribution by a retailer in the State shall ensure that the compostable food or beverage product is labeled:
(1) In a manner that is readily and easily identifiable from other food or beverage products;
(2) In a manner that is consistent with the federal Guides for the Use of Environmental Marketing Claims; and
(3)(i) With a certification logo indicating the compostable food or beverage product meets the ASTM D6400 standard specification or ASTM D6868 standard specification; or
(ii) As compostable.
Construction with federal Guides for the Use of Environmental marketing Claims
(b) Subsection (a) of this section has effect only to the extent that the provision does not conflict with the federal Guides for the Use of Environmental Marketing Claims.

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Added by Acts 2017, c. 374, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2017.
MD Code, Environment, § 9-2104, MD ENVIR § 9-2104
Current through legislation effective through June 1, 2024, from the 2024 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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