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The DC Code: § 8-108.01 Restrictions on bisphenol-A.

Index8 Environmental and Animal Control and Protection (Refs & Annos)
Except as provided in subsection (b) of this section, no individual or legal entity shall manufacture, sell, offer for sale, or distribute in commerce any empty bottle, cup, or other container that:
Contains bisphenol-A; and
Is designed or intended by the manufacturer to be filled with food or liquid for consumption by a child under the age of 4.
Facilities licensed to provide medical care may use Food and Drug Administration-approved, medically essential products containing bisphenol-A if a suitable alternative is unavailable.

Historical and Statutory

Legislative History of Laws Law 18-336, the "Human and Environmental Health Protection Act of 2010", was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 18-521, which was referred to the Committee on Government Operations and the Environment. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on December 7, 2010, and December 21, 2010, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on January 12, 2011, it was assigned Act No. 18-680 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review. D.C. Law 18- 336 became effective on March 31, 2011. Delegation of Authority Delegation of Authority under D.C. Law 18-336, to the Director of the District Department of the Environment under the Human and Environmental Health Protection Act of 2010, see Mayor's Order 2011-153, September 7, 2011 (58 DCR 8091). Miscellaneous Notes Section 8 of D.C. Law 18-336 provides: "Sec. 8. Applicability. "This act shall apply as of July 1, 2011." DC CODE § 8-108.01 Current through December 11, 2012


(Mar. 31, 2011, D.C. Law 18-336, § 2, 58 DCR 605.)