Biodegradable Claims on Plastic Products in California
California law restricts the use of biodegradable-related claims about plastic products. The law ensures that consumers receive accurate information about the post-disposal environmental impacts of these plastic products.
California law prohibits the sale of products that:
- Are labeled with the terms "biodegradable", "degradable", "decomposable", or any form of those terms
- Imply that the item the item will break down, fragment, biodegrade, or decompose in a landfill or other environment