assembly Bill A4459

2019-2020 Legislative Session

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

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Jan 08, 2020 referred to environmental conservation
Feb 04, 2019 referred to environmental conservation

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A4459 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S99
Current Committee:
Assembly 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:
A7374, S5450

A4459 (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

A4459 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  4459

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 4, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. GUNTHER -- read once and referred to the Commit-
  tee 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.
  4. A. A MANUFACTURER OF A PRODUCT THAT IS SUBJECT TO THE PROVISIONS OF
SUBDIVISION ONE OF THIS SECTION, MAY APPLY TO THE DEPARTMENT FOR A WAIV-

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