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S. 2047: No PFAS in Cosmetics Act


The text of the bill below is as of Jun 14, 2021 (Introduced).


II

117th CONGRESS

1st Session

S. 2047

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

June 14, 2021

(for herself, Mr. Blumenthal, Mrs. Feinstein, Ms. Hassan, Mrs. Shaheen, Mrs. Gillibrand, and Mr. King) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

A BILL

To ban the use of intentionally added perfluoroalkyl or polyfluoroalkyl substances in cosmetics.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the No PFAS in Cosmetics Act.

2.

Ban on perfluoroalkyl or polyfluoroalkyl substances

(a)

Directed rulemaking

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.

(b)

Definition

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.