senate Bill S3761

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Regulates cadmium in substrate components in children's jewelry

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Health Committee


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Feb 13, 2019 referred to health

S3761 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §1376-b, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S4055
2013-2014: S854
2015-2016: S1890
2017-2018: S2440

S3761 (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.

S3761 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3761 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  3761

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 13, 2019
                               ___________

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 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:
  § 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.
  3.  THE  MOST  CURRENT  DULY  ADOPTED  TEST  METHOD REFERENCED IN ASTM
F2923-14 SHALL BE USED.  ALTERNATIVE TEST METHODS MAY BE SUBSTITUTED  IF

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

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