S.2120 - A bill to expand the prohibition on the manufacture, distribution, and importation of children's products that contain phthalates, and for other purposes.113th Congress (2013-2014)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Gillibrand, Kirsten E. [D-NY] (Introduced 03/12/2014)|
|Committees:||Senate - Commerce, Science, and Transportation|
|Latest Action:||03/12/2014 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.|
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Summary: S.2120 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (03/12/2014)
Amends the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act of 2008 to expand the prohibition against the manufacture, distribution, or importation of any children's toy or child care articles containing specified phthalates to include any children's products containing those chemicals. Expands also the list of prohibited phthalates.
Declares that such prohibition shall not apply to any component of a children's product (currently, only of a children's toy or child care article) that is not accessible to a child through normal and reasonably foreseeable use and abuse of that product.