SB2571 signed into law banning Oxybenzone and Octinoxate

SENATE BILL PUTS HAWAI’I FIRST IN THE WORLD TO PROTECT MARINE LIFE AGAINST DANGEROUS SUNSCREEN CHEMICALS

Honolulu, HI (July 3, 2018) – A bill that takes steps to protect the island’s precious marine environment and ecosystems against chemicals found in many sunscreens was signed into law today, making Hawai‘i the first state in the nation to ban the sale of all sunscreens that contain oxybenzone and octinoxate. It's also a first-in-the-world law.