IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES
May 21, 2015
Mrs. Gillibrand (for herself, Mr. Portman, Ms. Stabenow, Mr. Kirk, and Mr. Peters) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
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) shall take effect on January 1, 2018.