Bill Text: CA AB237 | 2011-2012 | Regular Session | Amended


Bill Title: Cosmetics: safety.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Introduced - Dead) 2012-02-01 - Died pursuant to Art. IV, Sec. 10(c) of the Constitution. From committee: Filed with the Chief Clerk pursuant to Joint Rule 56. [AB237 Detail]

Download: California-2011-AB237-Amended.html
BILL NUMBER: AB 237	AMENDED
	BILL TEXT

	AMENDED IN ASSEMBLY  MAY 10, 2011

INTRODUCED BY   Assembly Member Galgiani

                        FEBRUARY 3, 2011

   An act to add Section 111821 to the Health and Safety Code,
relating to cosmetics.


	LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


   AB 237, as amended, Galgiani. Cosmetics:  misbranding.
  safety. 
   The existing Sherman Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Law regulates the
packaging, labeling, and advertising of food, drugs, and cosmetics.
The law prohibits a person from manufacturing, selling, delivering,
holding, offering for sale, or receiving in commerce any cosmetic
that is adulterated, and prohibits a person from adulterating any
cosmetic. Existing law permits any person who manufactures a cosmetic
in this state to register with the State Department of Public
Health.
   This bill would  authorize the department, within existing
resources, to  require any manufacturer of cosmetics that
 are sold in the state that  does not currently comply with
specified parts of the federal Food and Drug Administration Voluntary
Cosmetic  Reporting   Registration 
Program to provide  to  the department  with
 information  of the same kind  disclosed
 under   through  that program.  It
would require the department to post specified notifications by the
FDA on the department's Internet Web site. 
   Vote: majority. Appropriation: no. Fiscal committee: yes.
State-mandated local program: no.


THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  SECTION 1.  Section 111821 is added to the Health and Safety Code,
to read: 
   111821.  The State Department of Public Health may, within
existing resources, require any manufacturer of cosmetic products

    111821.    On a schedule established by the State
Depa   rtment of Public Health, a manufacturer of cosmetic
products that are sold in this state  that does not currently
comply with the applicable parts of the federal Food and  Drug
 Administration Voluntary Cosmetic  Reporting 
 Registration  Program, set forth in Parts 710 and 720 of
Title 21 of the Code of Federal Regulations,  to provide to
  shall provide  the department 
information of the same kind disclosed through the federal Food and
Drug Administration Voluntary Cosmetic Reporting Program. 
 with information disclosed through the federal program. The
department shall post on its Internet Web site notifications by the
federal Food and Drug Administration that identify unsafe ingredients
that should be removed from the cosmetic products subject to this
section. The department shall implement this section only with
existing resources.                                        
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