senate Bill S99

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Prohibits the sale of cosmetics or cleaning products containing 1,4-Dioxane

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Environmental Conservation Committee


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Jan 09, 2019 referred to environmental conservation

S99 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4459
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 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S5450, A7374

S99 - Summary

Prohibits the sale of cosmetics or cleaning products containing 1,4-Dioxane.

S99 - Sponsor Memo

S99 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                   99

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. KAMINSKY -- 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  cosmetics  or cleaning products containing
  1,4-Dioxane

  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 COSMETICS  AND  CLEANING  PRODUCTS  CONTAINING
             1,4-DIOXANE.
  1.  NO  PERSON  SHALL SELL OR OFFER FOR SALE ANY COSMETICS OR CLEANING
PRODUCTS CONTAINING 1,4-DIOXANE WITHIN NEW YORK STATE.
  2. A MANUFACTURER OF A PRODUCT PROHIBITED TO BE SOLD  OR  OFFERED  FOR
SALE PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION SHALL:
  A.  NOT  REPLACE  1,4-DIOXANE  WITH ANOTHER CHEMICAL COMPOUND THAT HAS
BEEN SCIENTIFICALLY ESTABLISHED TO BE A KNOWN HUMAN CARCINOGEN AS  CLAS-
SIFIED  BY THE UNITED STATES ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY, A DEVELOP-
MENTAL TOXIN, AN ENDOCRINE DISRUPTER OR A REPRODUCTIVE TOXIN;
  B. USE THE  LEAST  TOXIC  ALTERNATIVE  CHEMICAL  COMPOUND  TO  REPLACE
1,4-DIOXANE;
  C.  PROVIDE,  TO THE DEPARTMENT PRIOR TO THE MANUFACTURE OF SUCH PROD-
UCT, INFORMATION ON SUCH LEAST TOXIC ALTERNATIVE CHEMICAL COMPOUND; AND
  D. NOT MANUFACTURE SUCH PRODUCT UNTIL THE DEPARTMENT SHALL HAVE CERTI-
FIED  SUCH  LEAST  TOXIC  ALTERNATIVE  CHEMICAL  COMPOUND   TO   REPLACE
1,4-DIOXANE.
  3.  THE  DEPARTMENT  IS  AUTHORIZED TO PROMULGATE SUCH RULES AND REGU-
LATIONS AS IT SHALL DEEM NECESSARY TO IMPLEMENT THE PROVISIONS  OF  THIS
SECTION.

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

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