Perfluoroalkyl and Polyfluoroalkyl Chemicals Consumer Protection Act (HB 22-1345)
06/03/2022 Signed into law, partially goes into effect 1/1/2024, partially goes into effect 1/1/2025, and 1/1/2027
This bill restricts the sale of PFAS in a long list of consumer products, as well as fluids used in the extraction of oil and gas products. It also required manufacturers of cookware sold in the state that contains PFAS on any surface of the product that comes in contact with food, foodstuffs, or beverages must list the presence of PFAS chemicals on the product label in English and Spanish, with a link and QR code to more information about why the PFAS chemicals are intentionally added.
For the 2024 implementation, language specifically states, “Prohibition on the sale or distribution of certain consumer products that contain intentionally added PFAS chemicals… “A person shall not sell, offer for sale, distribute for sale, or distribute for use in the state any product in any of the following product categories if the product contains intentionally added pfas chemicals:
(a) carpets or rugs;
(b) fabric treatments;
(c) food packaging;
(d) juvenile products; and
(e) oil and gas products”
After January 2025, cosmetics, indoor textile furnishings, and indoor upholstered furniture will also not be sold or distributed if they contain intentionally added PFAS chemicals.
After January 2027, outdoor textile furnishings and outdoor upholstered furniture will also be added to the list.
- Policy Champions: Fountain Valley Clean Water Coalition, GreenLatinos, Conservation Colorado, Metro Water Recovery, Colorado Public Interest Research Group (CoPIRG)
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