FTC Requires Company to Ensure Wipes Can Be Flushed Down the Drain
The Federal Trade Commission requires wipes-maker, Nice-Pak, to prove its products, which include plastic-based material, are "flushable" and safe for sewer and septic systems. The FTC filed a complaint against Nice-Pak in May alleging that its claims that its cloth products were flushable were unsubstantiated. Such products have wrecked havoc on city sewer systems and caused costly repairs, including in NYC and London. Click here to read more.