senate Bill S4055A

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Regulates cadmium in substrate in children's jewelry

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    • Passed Assembly
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 06, 2012 referred to consumer affairs and protection
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 05, 2012 advanced to third reading
Mar 01, 2012 2nd report cal.
Feb 29, 2012 1st report cal.237
Jan 04, 2012 referred to health
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 16, 2011 referred to consumer affairs and protection
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1310
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jun 07, 2011 print number 4055a
amend (t) and recommit to health
Mar 15, 2011 referred to health

Votes

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Feb 29, 2012 - Health committee Vote

S4055A
16
0
committee
16
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jun 16, 2011 - Rules committee Vote

S4055A
23
0
committee
23
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Bill Amendments

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S4055 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §1376-b, Pub Health L

S4055 - Summary

Regulates cadmium in substrate in children's jewelry; provides that no children's jewelry shall be sold or distributed in this state that contains cadmium in accessible metal or plastic substrate components exceeding certain levels.

S4055 - Sponsor Memo

S4055 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  4055

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 15, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. ALESI, GRISANTI -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Health

AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to  regulating  heavy
  metals  in  surface  coating  and  cadmium  in substrate of children's
  jewelry

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.   The public health law is amended by adding a new section
1376-b to read as follows:
  S 1376-B. REGULATION OF HEAVY METAL IN SURFACE COATING AND CADMIUM  IN
CHILDREN'S JEWELRY. 1. DEFINITIONS. AS USED IN THIS SECTION, THE TERM:
  (A)  "CHILD"  MEANS  A  PERSON WHO IS SIX AND ONE-HALF YEARS OF AGE OR
YOUNGER.
  (B) "CHILDREN'S JEWELRY" MEANS JEWELRY DESIGNED OR INTENDED  PRIMARILY
FOR USE BY A CHILD, AND SHALL INCLUDE JEWELRY THAT IS:
  (I) REPRESENTED IN ITS PACKAGING, DISPLAY, PROMOTION OR ADVERTISING AS
APPROPRIATE FOR USE BY A CHILD.
  (II)  SOLD IN CONJUNCTION WITH, ATTACHED TO, OR PACKAGED TOGETHER WITH
OTHER PRODUCTS THAT ARE PACKAGED, DISPLAYED, OR ADVERTISED AS  APPROPRI-
ATE FOR USE BY A CHILD.
  (III) SIZED FOR A CHILD AND NOT DESIGNED OR INTENDED PRIMARILY FOR USE
BY CONSUMERS SEVEN AND OLDER.
  (IV) SOLD IN ANY OF THE FOLLOWING:
  (A) A VENDING MACHINE;
  (B)  A  RETAIL  STORE,  CATALOG,  OR ONLINE WEBSITE, IN WHICH A PERSON
EXCLUSIVELY OFFERS FOR SALE PRODUCTS THAT ARE  PACKAGED,  DISPLAYED,  OR
ADVERTISED AS APPROPRIATE FOR USE PRIMARILY BY A CHILD; OR
  (C)  A DISCRETE PORTION OF A RETAIL STORE, CATALOG, OR ONLINE INTERNET
WEBSITE, IN WHICH A PERSON OFFERS FOR SALE PRODUCTS THAT  ARE  PACKAGED,
DISPLAYED, OR ADVERTISED AS APPROPRIATE OR INTENDED FOR USE PRIMARILY BY
A CHILD.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10236-01-1

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S4055A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §1376-b, Pub Health L

S4055A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Regulates cadmium in substrate in children's jewelry; provides that no children's jewelry shall be sold or distributed in this state that contains cadmium in accessible metal or plastic substrate components exceeding certain levels.

S4055A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4055A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 4055--A

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 15, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. ALESI, GRISANTI -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Health -- commit-
  tee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and  recom-
  mitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to regulating cadmium
  in substrate of children's jewelry

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1.  The public health law is amended by adding a  new  section
1376-b to read as follows:
  S  1376-B.  REGULATION  OF  CADMIUM IN CERTAIN SUBSTRATE COMPONENTS OF
CHILDREN'S JEWELRY. 1.  NO CHILDREN'S JEWELRY SHALL BE SOLD OR  DISTRIB-
UTED  IN  THE STATE THAT CONTAINS CADMIUM IN ACCESSIBLE METAL OR PLASTIC
SUBSTRATE COMPONENTS EXCEEDING THE LEVELS PRESCRIBED IN THIS SECTION.
  2. ACCESSIBLE PLASTIC OR METAL COMPONENTS OF CHILDREN'S  JEWELRY  THAT
EXCEED  A TOTAL CADMIUM CONTENT SCREENING LEVEL OF 300 PARTS PER MILLION
(PPM) SHALL MEET THE FOLLOWING MIGRATION LIMITS:
  (A) ACCESSIBLE PLASTIC COMPONENTS OF CHILDREN'S JEWELRY THAT ARE SMALL
PARTS AS DEFINED IN 16 C.F.R. 1501.4 SHALL NOT EXCEED 75 PPM CADMIUM, AS
DETERMINED THROUGH SOLUBILITY TESTING IN ACCORDANCE WITH EUROPEAN  UNION
STANDARD:  EN-71-3,  TOY  SAFETY  SPECIFICATION FOR MIGRATION OF CERTAIN
ELEMENTS.
  (B) ACCESSIBLE METAL COMPONENTS OF CHILDREN'S JEWELRY THAT  ARE  SMALL
PARTS AS DEFINED IN 16 C.F.R. 1501.4 SHALL NOT EXCEED 200 UG CADMIUM, AS
DETERMINED  THROUGH  SOLUBILITY TESTING IN ACCORDANCE WITH U.S. CONSUMER
PRODUCT SAFETY COMMISSION TEST METHOD: CPSCC-CH-E1004-11, STANDARD OPER-
ATING PROCEDURE FOR DETERMINING CADMIUM (CD) EXTRACTABILITY  FROM  CHIL-
DREN'S  METAL  JEWELRY,  APPLYING  AN INTER-LABORATORY CORRECTION FACTOR
CONSISTENT WITH EN-71-3.
  (C) ACCESSIBLE PLASTIC AND METAL COMPONENTS OF CHILDREN'S JEWELRY THAT
ARE NOT SMALL PARTS AS DEFINED IN 16 C.F.R. 1501.4 SHALL NOT  EXCEED  18

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10236-02-1

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