Starting December 31, 2023, the act requires each entity described below to label packages of premoistened, nonwoven disposable wipes (covered product) with the phrase "Do Not Flush":
- A manufacturer of a covered product that is sold or offered for sale in this state; and
- A wholesaler, supplier, or retailer that is responsible for the labeling or packaging of a covered product.
The act outlines the parameters to which the labeling must adhere in order to comply with state and federal requirements, as applicable, and specifies that a violation of the requirements of the act is a deceptive trade practice under the "Colorado Consumer Protection Act".
APPROVED by Governor April 11, 2023
EFFECTIVE August 7, 2023
NOTE: This act was passed without a safety clause and takes effect 90 days after sine die.
(Note: This summary applies to this bill as enacted.)