6 CRR-NY 659.1NY-CRR

OFFICIAL COMPILATION OF CODES, RULES AND REGULATIONS OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK
TITLE 6. DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION
CHAPTER X. DIVISION OF WATER RESOURCES
SUBCHAPTER A. GENERAL
ARTICLE 1. MISCELLANEOUS RULES
PART 659. HOUSEHOLD CLEANSING PRODUCTS
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659.1 Definitions.
As used in this Part, the following words and terms shall have the indicated meanings:
(a) Household cleansing product shall mean any product, including but not limited to, soaps and detergents containing a surfactant as a wetting or dirt emulsifying agent and used primarily for domestic or commercial cleaning purposes, including but not limited to the cleansing of fabrics, dishes, food utensils and household and commercial premises. Household cleansing product shall not mean:
(1) foods, drugs and cosmetics, including personal care items such as toothpaste, shampoo and hand soap;
(2) products labeled, advertised, marketed and distributed for use primarily as pesticides, as defined in article 33 of the Environmental Conservation Law.
(b) Trace quantity shall mean either:
(1) for elements or compounds other than nitrilotriacetic acid (NTA):
(i) an incidental amount which is not part of the household cleansing product formulation, is present only as an unintentional consequence of manufacturing and does not exceed one half of one percent (0.5%) of the content of the product by weight; or
(ii) an incidental amount which is part of the household cleansing product formulation, and does not exceed one tenth of one percent (0.1%) of the contents of the product by weight.
(2) for NTA:
(i) an incidental amount which is not part of the household cleansing product formulation, is present only as an unintentional consequence of manufacturing and does not exceed one tenth of one percent (0.1%) of the contents of the product by weight; or
(ii) an incidental amount which is part of the household cleansing product formulation, and does not exceed one tenth of one percent (0.1%) of the contents of the product by weight.
(c) Commissioner shall mean the New York State Commissioner of Environmental Conservation.
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Current through November 30, 2020
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