senate Bill S4389B

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to prohibiting household cleansing products, cosmetic products and personal care products that contain 1,4-dioxane

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 20, 2019 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading cal.528
substituted for a6295a
Jun 19, 2019 referred to ways and means
Jun 18, 2019 delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1548
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jun 14, 2019 print number 4389b
Jun 14, 2019 amend and recommit to environmental conservation
Jun 10, 2019 print number 4389a
Jun 10, 2019 amend (t) and recommit to environmental conservation
Mar 11, 2019 referred to environmental conservation

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S4389 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6295
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§35-0105 & 71-3703, add §37-0115, En Con L

S4389 - Summary

Prohibits household cleansing products, cosmetic products and personal care products that contain 1,4-dioxane.

S4389 - Sponsor Memo

S4389 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  4389

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 11, 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   household   cleansing  products  and  personal  cosmetic
  products that contain 1,4-dioxane

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  Section  35-0105 of the environmental conservation law is
amended by adding a new subdivision 4 to read as follows:
  4. NO HOUSEHOLD CLEANSING PRODUCT SHALL BE DISTRIBUTED, SOLD,  OFFERED
OR  EXPOSED FOR SALE IN THIS STATE WHICH CONTAINS 1,4-DIOXANE OTHER THAN
SUCH TRACE CONCENTRATIONS AS MAY BE AUTHORIZED BY THE  COMMISSIONER,  IN
CONSULTATION WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH, BY REGULATIONS.
  §  2.  The  environmental  conservation law is amended by adding a new
section 37-0115 to read as follows:
§ 37-0115. PROHIBITION  OF   PERSONAL   COSMETIC   PRODUCTS   CONTAINING
             1,4-DIOXANE.
  1.  THE  TERM  "PERSONAL  COSMETIC PRODUCT" SHALL MEAN ANY ARTICLE (A)
INTENDED TO BE RUBBED, POURED,  SPRINKLED,  OR  SPRAYED  ON,  INTRODUCED
INTO,  OR  OTHERWISE  APPLIED  TO THE HUMAN BODY OR ANY PART THEREOF FOR
CLEANSING,  BEAUTIFYING,  PROMOTING  ATTRACTIVENESS,  OR  ALTERING   THE
APPEARANCE, AND (B) INTENDED FOR USE AS A COMPONENT OF ANY SUCH ARTICLE.
THE  TERM  "PERSONAL COSMETIC PRODUCT" SHALL NOT INCLUDE ANY PRODUCT FOR
WHICH A PRESCRIPTION IS REQUIRED FOR  DISTRIBUTION  OR  DISPENSATION  AS
PROVIDED  IN  SECTION TWO HUNDRED EIGHTY-ONE OF THE PUBLIC HEALTH LAW OR
SECTION SIX THOUSAND EIGHT HUNDRED TEN OF THE EDUCATION LAW.
  2. NO PERSON SHALL SELL OR OFFER FOR SALE ANY PERSONAL COSMETIC  PROD-
UCT  CONTAINING 1,4-DIOXANE, OTHER THAN SUCH TRACE CONCENTRATIONS AS MAY
BE AUTHORIZED BY THE COMMISSIONER, IN CONSULTATION WITH  THE  DEPARTMENT
OF HEALTH, BY REGULATION.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10243-02-9

Co-Sponsors

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S4389A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6295
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§35-0105 & 71-3703, add §37-0115, En Con L

S4389A - Summary

Prohibits household cleansing products, cosmetic products and personal care products that contain 1,4-dioxane.

S4389A - Sponsor Memo

S4389A - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 4389--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 11, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced   by   Sens.   KAMINSKY,  BOYLE,  BROOKS,  COMRIE,  GAUGHRAN,
  GOUNARDES, HOYLMAN, KAPLAN, KRUEGER, LAVALLE, LIU,  SALAZAR,  SERRANO,
  SKOUFIS,  STAVISKY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed
  to be committed to the  Committee  on  Environmental  Conservation  --
  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and
  recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the  environmental  conservation  law,  in  relation  to
  prohibiting   household  cleansing  products,  cosmetic  products  and
  personal care products that contain 1,4-dioxane

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  Section  35-0105 of the environmental conservation law is
amended by adding three new subdivisions 4, 5 and 6 to read as follows:
  4. NO HOUSEHOLD CLEANSING PRODUCT SHALL BE DISTRIBUTED, SOLD,  OFFERED
OR  EXPOSED FOR SALE IN THIS STATE WHICH CONTAINS 1,4-DIOXANE OTHER THAN
SUCH TRACE CONCENTRATIONS; SUCH TRACE CONCENTRATIONS  SHALL  NOT  EXCEED
TWO PARTS PER MILLION BY DECEMBER THIRTY-FIRST, TWO THOUSAND TWENTY-TWO;
AND  FURTHER,  SHALL NOT EXCEED ONE PART PER MILLION BY DECEMBER THIRTY-
FIRST, TWO THOUSAND TWENTY-THREE.
  5. A MANUFACTURER OF A HOUSEHOLD CLEANSING PRODUCT, OTHERWISE  SUBJECT
TO  THE  REQUIREMENTS  OF SUBDIVISION FOUR OF THIS SECTION, MAY APPLY TO
THE DEPARTMENT FOR A  ONE-YEAR  WAIVER  FROM  SUCH  REQUIREMENTS  FOR  A
SPECIFIC  HOUSEHOLD CLEANSING PRODUCT, UPON SUCH PROOF THAT THE MANUFAC-
TURER HAS TAKEN STEPS TO REDUCE THE  PRESENCE  OF  1,4-DIOXANE  IN  THAT
PRODUCT  AND  IS  UNABLE  TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF SUBDIVISION
FOUR OF THIS SECTION.   THEREAFTER, A MANUFACTURER  MAY  APPLY  FOR  ONE
ADDITIONAL  ONE-YEAR WAIVER FOR SUCH PRODUCT, UPON SUCH THE SATISFACTION
OF SUCH SIMILAR PROOF.
  6. THE DEPARTMENT IS AUTHORIZED TO PROMULGATE  SUCH  RULES  AND  REGU-
LATIONS  AS  IT SHALL DEEM NECESSARY TO IMPLEMENT THE PROVISIONS OF THIS
SECTION, INCLUDING RULES AND REGULATIONS WITH RESPECT TO  ANY  ALLOWABLE
TRACE CONCENTRATIONS, CONSISTENT WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF THIS SECTION.
  §  2.  The  environmental  conservation law is amended by adding a new
section 37-0115 to read as follows:

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S4389B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6295
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§35-0105 & 71-3703, add §37-0115, En Con L

S4389B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits household cleansing products, cosmetic products and personal care products that contain 1,4-dioxane.

S4389B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4389B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 4389--B

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 11, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. KAMINSKY, BOYLE, BROOKS, CARLUCCI, COMRIE, GAUGHRAN,
  GOUNARDES,  HARCKHAM, HOYLMAN, KAPLAN, KRUEGER, LAVALLE, LIU, SALAZAR,
  SERRANO, SKOUFIS, STAVISKY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Environmental Conservation
  -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered  reprinted  as  amended
  and  recommitted  to  said  committee  --  committee  discharged, bill
  amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  commit-
  tee

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  environmental  conservation law, in relation to
  prohibiting  household  cleansing  products,  cosmetic  products   and
  personal care products that contain 1,4-dioxane

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Section 35-0105 of the environmental  conservation  law  is
amended  by  adding  four  new  subdivisions  4,  5,  6 and 7 to read as
follows:
  4. NO HOUSEHOLD CLEANSING PRODUCT SHALL BE DISTRIBUTED, SOLD,  OFFERED
OR  EXPOSED FOR SALE IN THIS STATE WHICH CONTAINS 1,4-DIOXANE OTHER THAN
SUCH TRACE CONCENTRATIONS; SUCH TRACE CONCENTRATIONS  SHALL  NOT  EXCEED
TWO PARTS PER MILLION BY DECEMBER THIRTY-FIRST, TWO THOUSAND TWENTY-TWO;
AND  FURTHER,  SHALL NOT EXCEED ONE PART PER MILLION BY DECEMBER THIRTY-
FIRST, TWO THOUSAND TWENTY-THREE.
  5. NO LATER THEN MAY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND TWENTY-FIVE,  AND  EVERY  TWO
YEARS THEREAFTER, THE DEPARTMENT, IN CONSULTATION WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF
HEALTH,  SHALL  REVIEW SUCH TRACE CONCENTRATION THRESHOLDS AND DETERMINE
WHETHER SUCH CONCENTRATIONS SHALL BE LOWERED  TO  BETTER  PROTECT  HUMAN
HEALTH AND THE ENVIRONMENT.
  6.  A MANUFACTURER OF A HOUSEHOLD CLEANSING PRODUCT, OTHERWISE SUBJECT
TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF SUBDIVISION FOUR OF THIS SECTION,  MAY  APPLY  TO
THE  DEPARTMENT  FOR  A  ONE-YEAR  WAIVER  FROM  SUCH REQUIREMENTS FOR A
SPECIFIC HOUSEHOLD CLEANSING PRODUCT, UPON SUCH PROOF THAT THE  MANUFAC-

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

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