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State Legislation Update

New York S.B. 7018 – Product Bans/Recall Requirements

NEW YORK S.B. 7018 – Product Bans/Recall Requirements Sponsor: Senator Mark Grisanti (R) Summary: Current version (6/15/2014) S.B. 7018-A: Prohibits the sale of personal care products or cosmetics containing microbeads. States that, upon application by a manufacturer, in a form to be determined by the…

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New York A.B. 8912 – Chemical Bans/Restrictions

NEW YORK A.B. 8912 – Chemical Bans/Restrictions Sponsor: Assemblymember Crystal Peoples-Stokes (D) Summary: Prohibits, as of January 1 of the year following passage, the sale, distribution and manufacture of toys and childcare products intended for use by children under 14 years of age containing: bisphenol-A…

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New York A.B. 8886 – Chemical Bans/Restrictions

NEW YORK A.B. 8886 – Chemical Bans/Restrictions Sponsor: Assemblymember Brian Kavanagh (D) Summary:Current version (6/16/2014) A.B. 8886-B: Prohibits, on and after April1, 2016, a retailer from selling or offering for sale a children’s product that intentionally contains formaldehyde, including formaldehyde contained in a solution or…

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New York S.B. 6415 – Chemical Bans/Restrictions

NEW YORK S.B. 6415 – Chemical Bans/Restrictions Sponsor: Senator Jose Serrano (D) Summary: Current version (6/17/2014) S.B. 6415-C: Prohibits, on and after April1, 2016 , a retailer from selling or offering for sale a children’s product that intentionally contains formaldehyde, including formaldehyde contained in a…

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New York S.B. 4511 – Abolishes the New York Appearance Enhancement Advisory Committee

NEW YORK S.B. 4511 – License (Cosmetology) Sponsor: Senator Carl Marcellino (R) Summary: Abolishes the New York Appearance Enhancement Advisory Committee. Click Here for Full Text of Bill Status: Introduced and referred to Senate Cultural Affairs, Tourism and Recreation 4/5/2013. Meeting held; reported to the…

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New York S.B. 2043 – Salon Safety

NEW YORK S.B. 2043 – Salon Safety Sponsor: Senator Catharine Young (R) Summary: Requires the Department of Health to review the existing medical and scientific literature, published reports, and articles regarding the potential health hazards associated with the use of ultraviolet nail drying devices and…

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New York A.B. 8744 – Chemical Bans/Restrictions

NEW YORK A.B. 8744 – Chemical Bans/Restrictions Sponsor: Assemblymember Robert Sweeney (D) Summary: Current version (4/30/2014) A.B. 8744-A: Prohibits the manufacture, distribution and sale of personal care products or cosmetics containing microbeads. Allows personal cosmetic products that are regulated as a drug by the United…

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New York A.B. 8707 – Chemical Bans/Restrictions

NEW YORK A.B. 8707 – Chemical Bans/Restrictions Sponsor: Assemblymember Michelle Schimel (D) Summary: Prohibits any state authority from purchasing hand-soap or other cleaning products that contain Triclosan, Triclocarbon or any derivative of these antibacterial compounds. States that this requirement does not apply to Triclosan, Triclocarbon…

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New York A.B. 8697 – Chemical Bans/Restrictions

NEW YORK A.B. 8697 – Chemical Bans/Restrictions Sponsor: Assemblymember Michelle Schimel (D) Summary: Current version (4/22/2104) A.B. 8697-B: Prohibits the sale or offering of sale any cleaning product that contains Triclosan, Triclocarbon or any derivative of these antibacterial compounds. Creates a civil penalty of no…

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New York A.B. 8652 – Chemical Bans/Restrictions

NEW YORK A.B. 8652 – Chemical Bans/Restrictions Sponsor: Assemblymember Michelle Schimel (D) Summary: Prohibits the sale of personal care products or cosmetics containing microbeads. Click Here for Full Text of Bill Status: Introduced; referred to Assembly Environmental Conservation Committee 1/30/2014. About PBA Government Affairs The…

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