senate Bill S854

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Regulates cadmium in substrate in children's jewelry

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S854 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง1376-b, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S4055A, S7715

S854 - 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.

S854 - Sponsor Memo

S854 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   854

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  PARKER -- 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 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
UG CADMIUM, AS DETERMINED THROUGH SALINE EXTRACTION TESTING  IN  ACCORD-

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

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