senate Bill S6070

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Prohibits the sale of cleaning products containing triclosan, triclocarban or derivatives of such antibacterial compounds

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Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Environmental Conservation Committee


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Jan 06, 2016 referred to environmental conservation
Oct 16, 2015 referred to rules

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S6070 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4932
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add §37-0115, amd §§37-0101 & 71-3703, En Con L

S6070 - Summary

Prohibits the sale of cleaning products containing triclosan, triclocarban or derivatives of such antibacterial compounds.

S6070 - Sponsor Memo

S6070 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6070

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            October 16, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. KENNEDY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules

AN ACT to amend the  environmental  conservation  law,  in  relation  to
  prohibiting  the  sale  of  cleaning  products  containing  triclosan,
  triclocarban or derivatives of such antibacterial compounds

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

  Section  1.  The environmental conservation law is amended by adding a
new section 37-0115 to read as follows:
S 37-0115. PROHIBITION OF TRICLOSAN, TRICLOCARBAN OR DERIVATIVES OF SUCH
             ANTIBACTERIAL COMPOUNDS.
  1. NO PERSON, FIRM, PARTNERSHIP, ASSOCIATION, LIMITED LIABILITY COMPA-
NY OR CORPORATION SHALL SELL OR OFFER FOR  SALE  ANY  CLEANING  PRODUCTS
CONTAINING TRICLOSAN, TRICLOCARBAN, OR DERIVATIVES OF SUCH ANTIBACTERIAL
COMPOUNDS,  WITHIN  NEW YORK STATE, PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT THIS SECTION
SHALL NOT PROHIBIT THE SALE OF PRODUCTS  CONTAINING  SUCH  ANTIBACTERIAL
COMPOUNDS THAT ARE USED SOLELY IN MEDICAL FACILITIES.
  2.  THE  DEPARTMENT  IS  AUTHORIZED TO PROMULGATE SUCH RULES AND REGU-
LATIONS AS IT SHALL DEEM NECESSARY TO IMPLEMENT THE PROVISIONS  OF  THIS
SECTION.
  S  2. Section 37-0101 of the environmental conservation law is amended
by adding a new subdivision 7 to read as follows:
  7. "CLEANING PRODUCTS" MEANS, BUT  ARE  NOT  LIMITED  TO,  DISHWASHING
LIQUIDS,  LAUNDRY  DETERGENTS, FABRIC SOFTENERS, DISINFECTANTS, SPONGES,
MOP HEADS, BROOMS, GARBAGE BAGS, CLEANING AGENTS,  ANTIBACTERIAL  SOAPS,
HAND  SOAPS,  BAR  SOAPS,  LIQUID SOAPS, HAND SANITIZERS, SKIN PURIFYING
WIPES, BODY WASHES, FACIAL AND BODY CLEANSERS, SHAMPOOS, AND  CONDITION-
ERS.
  S  3. Section 71-3703 of the environmental conservation law is amended
by adding a new subdivision 4 to read as follows:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06171-01-5

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