An Act To Establish Flushability Standards for Consumer Products Advertised as Flushable
Sec. 1. 38 MRSA §1611 is enacted to read:
§ 1611. Flushable consumer products
This bill prohibits the packaging or labeling of consumer products for distribution or sale in the State if the package or label states that the product is flushable or safe for sewer and septic systems unless the product meets the acceptance criteria for flushability as published in the Guidance Document for Assessing the Flushability of Nonwoven Consumer Products, published by the Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry in effect on January 1, 2011.