H. R. 3990
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
June 17, 2021
Mrs. Dingell (for herself, Ms. Kuster, Mr. Fitzpatrick, and Mr. Katko) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce
To ban the use of intentionally added perfluoroalkyl or polyfluoroalkyl substances in cosmetics.
This Act may be cited as the
No PFAS in Cosmetics Act.
Ban on perfluoroalkyl or polyfluoroalkyl substances
Not later than 270 days after the date of enactment of this Act, the Secretary of Health and Human Services (referred to in this section as the
Secretary) shall issue a proposed rule to ban the use of intentionally added perfluoroalkyl or polyfluoroalkyl substances in cosmetics. Not later than 90 days after issuing the proposed rule, the Secretary shall finalize such rule.
In this section, the term
perfluoroalkyl or polyfluoroalkyl substance means a perfluoroalkyl or polyfluoroalkyl substance that is man-made and has at least 1 fully fluorinated carbon atom.