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Require Labeling Disposable Wipes

Concerning a requirement that certain persons label disposable wipes.
2023 Regular Session
Natural Resources & Environment
Public Health
Bill Summary

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.)


Became Law


Bill Text

The effective date for bills enacted without a safety clause is August 7, 2024, if the General Assembly adjourns sine die on May 8, 2024, unless otherwise specified. Details