Bill Summary for H 528 (2021-2022)

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Apr 12 2021

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View NCGA Bill Details2021
House Bill 528 (Public) Filed Monday, April 12, 2021
AN ACT TO REQUIRE THAT COSMETICS MANUFACTURERS DISCLOSE ON MANUFACTURER WEBSITES THE FULL LIST OF INGREDIENTS, INCLUDING THE COMPONENT INGREDIENTS OF FRAGRANCES, FLAVORS, AND COLOR ADDITIVES.
Intro. by Belk, Fisher, Ball, Harrison.

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Enacts new GS 106-137.1. Requires cosmetic manufacturers to disclose on their website the name and Chemical Abstract Service Registry Number, in descending order of predominance (ingredients composing less than 1% of a cosmetic may be listed without respect to predominance), of each ingredient in cosmetics manufactured, distributed, or offered for retail sale in this state. Does not require disclosure of the concentration of an ingredient. Violation subjects the manufacturer to civil penalties under GS 160-124.1, but does not constitute misbranding. Violation is not a misdemeanor, notwithstanding GS 106-124. Makes a conforming change to GS 106-124.

Directs the Commissioner of Agriculture, notwithstanding 02 NCAC 09B .0116(o)(148) (Rule) to require cosmetics manufacturers to disclose ingredients as directed by GS 106-137.1. Directs the Board of Agriculture (Board) to amend the Rule consistent with this requirement of the Director, and directs the Board to implement the Rule subject to the requirement of the Director until the effective date of the amendment to the rule. Effective when it becomes law.

Sections 1 and 3 are effective July 1, 2022.

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