H. R. 1321
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
March 4, 2015
Mr. Pallone (for himself and Mr. Upton) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce
To prohibit the sale or distribution of cosmetics containing synthetic plastic microbeads.
This Act may be cited as the
Microbead-Free Waters Act of 2015.
Prohibition against sale or distribution of cosmetics containing synthetic plastic microbeads
Section 601 of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (21 U.S.C. 361) is amended by adding at the end the following:
If it contains synthetic plastic microbeads.
The amendment made by subsection (a) applies beginning on January 1, 2018.