Microbead free cosmetics law now in force in U.S.

Microbead-Free Waters Act of 2015 finally came into force last month. As of July 1, 2017 it is now unlawful to manufacture rinse-off cosmetic products with plastic microbeads in the US. Beginning July 1, 2018 it will be unlawful to sell such products in the US.

Do note that there is a 1-year delay in each case for over-the-counter drugs.

The full bill is at https://www.congress.gov/bill/114th-congress/house-bill/1321/text/enr.

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