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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 08, 2014||referred to health|
|Jan 09, 2013||referred to health|
senate Bill S854
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S854 - Details
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
BILL NUMBER:S854 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the public health law, in relation to regulating cadmium in substrate of children's jewelry PURPOSE: This bill would establish requirements for certain substances in children's jewelry, consistent with best available science on protecting children from potential exposure risks, recognizing that total heavy metal content limits by weight are inconsistent with available science. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: section 1 of the bill defines "child," "children's jewelry," "jewelry," and contains exclusions from such definitions. Also sets forth prohibitions in the manufacture of children's jewelry, including the use of heavy metals in paint and surface coatings in excess of certain levels prescribed therein as determined through solubility testing defined in the ASTM International Safety
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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