senate Bill S2440A

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Regulates cadmium in substrate components in children's jewelry

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Health Committee


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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 03, 2018 referred to health
Nov 06, 2017 print number 2440a
Nov 06, 2017 amend (t) and recommit to health
Jan 13, 2017 referred to health

S2440 - Details

Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §1376-b, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S1890
2013-2014: S854
2011-2012: S4055A

S2440 - Summary

Regulates cadmium in substrate components of 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.

S2440 - Sponsor Memo

S2440 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2440

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 13, 2017
                               ___________

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.
                                                           LBD06629-01-7

S2440A (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §1376-b, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S1890
2013-2014: S854
2011-2012: S4055A

S2440A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Regulates cadmium in substrate components of 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.

S2440A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2440A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 2440--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 13, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  PARKER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed  to  the  Committee  on  Health  --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to regulating cadmium
  in substrate components 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/POLYMERIC  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 ASTM F2923-14,
STANDARD SPECIFICATION FOR CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY FOR CHILDREN'S JEWEL-
RY, 13.4.
  (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 ASTM F2923-14
13.5, APPLYING AN INTER-LABORATORY ANALYTICAL CORRECTION FACTOR CONSIST-
ENT WITH ASTM F2923-14 13.5.1.
  (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-
ANCE WITH ASTM F2923-14 13.6.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06629-02-7

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