senate Bill S1547

2019-2020 Legislative Session

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

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Environmental Conservation Committee


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Jan 15, 2019 referred to environmental conservation

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S1547 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Environmental Conservation
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add §37-0115, amd §§37-0101 & 71-3703, En Con L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S6070
2017-2018: S5053

S1547 (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

S1547 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1547 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  1547

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 15, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. KENNEDY, BROOKS -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to  the  Committee  on  Environmental
  Conservation

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:
§ 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.
  § 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.
  § 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.

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