6 CRR-NY 659.4NY-CRR

OFFICIAL COMPILATION OF CODES, RULES AND REGULATIONS OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK
TITLE 6. DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION
CHAPTER X. DIVISION OF WATER RESOURCES
SUBCHAPTER A. GENERAL
ARTICLE 1. MISCELLANEOUS RULES
PART 659. HOUSEHOLD CLEANSING PRODUCTS
6 CRR-NY 659.4
6 CRR-NY 659.4
659.4 Labeling.
(a) Contents of label.
(1) The wrapper or container of a household cleansing product which contains no phosphorus or contains no phosphorus other than a trace quantity shall bear a label having one of the following legends: “Phosphate free,” “No phosphate,” “Phosphorus—trace amount” or “Phorphorus—less than 0.5 percent by weight” or having language conveying the same meaning which has been approved by the commissioner.
(2) A household cleansing product referred to in section 659.3(b) of this Part, which contains more than trace quantities of phosphorus shall bear a label which lists the percentage of elemental phosphorus contained therein by weight to the nearest one-tenth of one percent and the grams of elemental phosphorus to the nearest one-tenth of a gram per portion at the recommended use level. The statement shall be clear and in nontechnical language.
(b) Placement and legibility of label.
Such label shall be located in its entirety, on a single front, side, or rear panel of the container; shall be in a type size and so positioned as to render it easily read and understood by the consumer; shall be in lines generally parallel to the base on which the container is designed to be displayed; and shall appear on a clear, contrasting background without being obscured by crowding, design or vignettes.
(c) Sale of multiple units.
Where a household cleansing product is offered for sale in a wrapper or container which contains two or more units of the product, such wrapper or container, as well as each individual unit, shall be labeled as required by this section, unless such wrapper or container is transparent and the required label is visible.
(d) Shipments in bulk.
The labeling requirements of this section shall not apply to a shipping container which contains individual packages of a household cleansing product which are labeled in accordance with the provisions of this section.
6 CRR-NY 659.4
Current through November 30, 2020
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