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Safe Notification and Information
for
Fragrances Act

106th CONGRESS - 2d Session

H. R. 5238

To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to
require that
fragrances containing known toxic substances
or allergens be labeled accordingly.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

September 21, 2000

Ms. SCHAKOWSKY introduced the following bill; which was
referred to the
Committee on Commerce


A BILL

To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to require
that
fragrances containing known toxic substances or allergens
be labeled accordingly.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
of the United
States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

This Act may be cited as the `Safe Notification and Information
for
Fragrances Act
'.

SEC. 2. LABELING OF FRAGRANCES WITH RESPECT TO
KNOWN TOXIC SUBSTANCES OR
ALLERGENS.

Section 602 of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act
(21 U.S.C. 362)
is amended by adding at the end the following:

`(g) If it is a fragrance that contains a known toxic substance,
       unless
it bears labeling stating that fact and the common
       or usual name of such
substance.

`(h) If it is a fragrance that contains a known allergen, unless
       it
bears labeling stating that fact and the common or usual
       name of such
allergen, or the name specified in any definition
       and standard of identity for the
allergen under section 401,
       as applicable.'.



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