6 CRR-NY 659.6NY-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
6 CRR-NY 659.6
6 CRR-NY 659.6
659.6 Disclosure of information.
(a) Manufacturers of household cleansing products distributed, sold or offered for sale in this State shall furnish to the commissioner for public record such information regarding such products as the commissioner may require, in such form as may be prescribed by the commissioner. For each household cleansing product, such information shall include, but shall not be limited to:
(1) the amount of elemental phosphorus by weight as measured to the nearest one-tenth of one percent;
(2) a list naming each ingredient which equals or exceeds five percent of the contents of the product by weight and specifying the content by weight of each ingredient to the nearest percent;
(3) a list naming each ingredient which does not equal or exceed five percent of the contents of the product by weight, provided that ingredients which are present in trace quantities need not be included on such list unless the commissioner specifically requests any such ingredient to be listed and provided further that the commissioner may require the listing of one or more of such ingredients by weight to the nearest percent;
(4) the nature and extent of investigations and research performed by or for the manufacturer concerning the effects on human health and the environment of such product or such ingredients; and
(5) a statement that the product does not contain nitrilotriacetic acid (NTA) in excess of a trace quantity.
Ingredients shall be listed using the generic chemical name which conforms with generally accepted rules of chemical nomenclature.
(b) Such manufacturers shall furnish such information semiannually or at such other times as may be required by the commissioner.
(c) Such information shall be available to the public at the offices of the Department of Environmental Conservation in Albany, with the exception of those portions which the manufacturer determines, subject to the approval of the commissioner, would be, if disclosed, seriously prejudicial to the manufacturer's legitimate interest in trade secrets and economics of operation.
6 CRR-NY 659.6
Current through November 30, 2020
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