Healthcare Tyranny

The state of Minnesota just recently passed a ban on formaldehyde in certain “children’s products.” Wait a minute; aren’t childhood vaccines children’s products?

It turns out the bill HF 458 was so well written it excludes pharmaceutical products and biologics.

US/Minnesota – HF 458 Ban on Formaldehyde in Certain Children’s Products

Minnesota Governor Dayton signed Bill HF 4581 on May 13, 2013, that bans formaldehyde in certain children’s products. The law defines children’s products as a product primarily designed or intended by the manufacturer to be physically applied to or introduced into a child’s (defined as a person under eight years of age) body, including any article used as a component of such a product. Excluded from the definition of a children’s product is food, beverage, dietary supplement, pharmaceutical product or biologic, children’s toys that are covered by the ASTM F963, or a medical device as defined in the federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act.

Following are the key requirements of the rule: More