|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Feb 13, 2019||referred to health|
senate Bill S3761
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Health Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S3761 (ACTIVE) - Details
S3761 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S3761 SPONSOR: PARKER TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the public health law, in relation to regulating cadmium in substrate components of children's jewelry PURPOSE: This bill would establish requirements for certain substances in chil- dren'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 prohibi- tions 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 Specifications on Toy Safety, ASTM F-963
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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