senate Bill S5663

2023-2024 Legislative Session

Prohibits the sale of cleaning products containing triclosan, triclocarban or derivatives of such antibacterial compounds

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Environmental Conservation Committee


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Mar 13, 2023 referred to environmental conservation

S5663 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Environmental Conservation
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add §37-0123, amd §§37-0101 & 71-3703, En Con L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S6070
2017-2018: S5053
2019-2020: S1547
2021-2022: S5122

S5663 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits the sale of cleaning products containing triclosan, triclocarban or derivatives of such antibacterial compounds.

S5663 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5663 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   5663
 
                        2023-2024 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              March 13, 2023
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen. KENNEDY -- 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  cleaning  products  containing  triclosan,
   triclocarban or derivatives of such antibacterial compounds

   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 37-0123 to read as follows:
 § 37-0123. PROHIBITION OF TRICLOSAN, TRICLOCARBAN OR DERIVATIVES OF SUCH
              ANTIBACTERIAL COMPOUNDS.
   1. NO PERSON, FIRM, PARTNERSHIP, ASSOCIATION, LIMITED LIABILITY COMPA-
 NY OR CORPORATION SHALL SELL OR OFFER FOR  SALE  ANY  CLEANING  PRODUCTS
 CONTAINING TRICLOSAN, TRICLOCARBAN, OR DERIVATIVES OF SUCH ANTIBACTERIAL
 COMPOUNDS,  WITHIN  NEW YORK STATE, PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT THIS SECTION
 SHALL NOT PROHIBIT THE SALE OF PRODUCTS  CONTAINING  SUCH  ANTIBACTERIAL
 COMPOUNDS THAT ARE USED SOLELY IN MEDICAL FACILITIES.
   2.  THE  DEPARTMENT  IS  AUTHORIZED TO PROMULGATE SUCH RULES AND REGU-
 LATIONS AS IT SHALL DEEM NECESSARY TO IMPLEMENT THE PROVISIONS  OF  THIS
 SECTION.
   §  2. Section 37-0101 of the environmental conservation law is amended
 by adding a new subdivision 8 to read as follows:
   8. "CLEANING PRODUCTS" MEANS, BUT  ARE  NOT  LIMITED  TO,  DISHWASHING
 LIQUIDS,  LAUNDRY  DETERGENTS, FABRIC SOFTENERS, DISINFECTANTS, SPONGES,
 MOP HEADS, BROOMS, GARBAGE BAGS, CLEANING AGENTS,  ANTIBACTERIAL  SOAPS,
 HAND  SOAPS,  BAR  SOAPS,  LIQUID SOAPS, HAND SANITIZERS, SKIN PURIFYING
 WIPES, BODY WASHES, FACIAL AND BODY CLEANSERS, SHAMPOOS, AND  CONDITION-
 ERS.
   §  3. Section 71-3703 of the environmental conservation law is amended
 by adding a new subdivision 6 to read as follows:
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD10014-01-3
 S. 5663                             2

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