Frequent Questions

Is bottled water regulated?

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, regulates bottled water as a packaged food product. State governments generally use one of two approaches to regulating bottled water. States may regulate bottled water as a packaged food product similar to FDA regulations or through the state?s environmental agency similar to EPA drinking water regulations. Information about FDA regulations for bottled water
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