Minnesota H.F. 2542 – Product Bans/Recall Requirements
Sponsor: Representative Melissa Hortman (DFL)
Summary: Current Version (3/26/2014): Amends current Minnesota Statue to include the definition of “Intentionally added chemical” to mean a chemical in a product that serves an intended function in the product. States no manufacturer, wholesaler or retailer may sell or offer for sale in the State of Minnesota any product containing formaldehyde or formaldehyde solution at the de minimis level of 0.05 percent.
Status: Introduced and referred to House Environment and Natural Resources Policy Committee 2/27/2014. Hearing held; passed; referred to House Commerce and Consumer Protection Finance and Policy Committee 3/5/2014. Hearing held; referred to Civil Law 3/18/2014. Hearing held; passed Civil Law 3/21/2014. Committee report adopted; moved to House Floor 3/26/2014. Substituted by companion; postponed indefinitely 5/6/2014. Failed upon adjournment 5/16/2014.
Companion Bill: 2014 S.F. 2192
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