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SF 2999

1st Engrossment - 85th Legislature (2007 - 2008) Posted on 12/15/2009 12:00am

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.

Current Version - 1st Engrossment

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A bill for an act
relating to health; establishing the "Safe Cosmetics Act"; requiring manufacturers
of cosmetics to disclose dibutyl phthalate in the product; proposing coding for
new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325F.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:

Section 1.

new text begin [325F.172] SAFE COSMETICS.
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new text begin Subdivision 1. new text end

new text begin Title. new text end

new text begin This section may be referred to as the "Safe Cosmetics Act."
new text end

new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin Definitions. new text end

new text begin As used in this section, the following terms have the meanings
given them unless the specific content indicates otherwise.
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new text begin (a) "Cosmetics" has the same meaning as that term is defined in United States Code,
title 21, chapter 9, subchapter II, section 321, and includes:
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new text begin (1) articles intended to be rubbed, poured, sprinkled, or sprayed on, introduced into,
or otherwise applied to the human body or any part thereof for cleansing, beautifying,
promoting attractiveness, or altering the appearance; and
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new text begin (2) articles intended for use as a component of any such articles, excluding soap.
new text end

new text begin (b) "Ingredient" has the same meaning as that term is defined in Code of Federal
Regulations, title 21, chapter 1, part 700, section 700.3, subdivision (e), and does not
include any incidental ingredient as defined in Code of Federal Regulations, title 21,
chapter 1, part 701, section 701.3, subdivision (1).
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new text begin (c) "Manufacturer" means any person whose name appears on the label of a
cosmetic product pursuant to the requirements of Code of Federal Regulations, title 21,
section 701.12.
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new text begin Subd. 3. new text end

new text begin Label. new text end

new text begin If the fragrance used in any cosmetic product that is manufactured,
sold, or distributed in this state contains dibutyl phthalate, the manufacturer must state
that on the label. All other fragrance ingredients in the cosmetic product must be listed
on the manufacturer's Web site.
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