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116th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 2566


To require the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to revise the Safer Choice Standard to provide for a Safer Choice label for pots, pans, and cooking utensils that do not contain PFAS, and for other purposes.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

May 7, 2019

Mr. Soto introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce


A BILL

To require the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to revise the Safer Choice Standard to provide for a Safer Choice label for pots, pans, and cooking utensils that do not contain PFAS, and for other purposes.

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

SECTION 1. Safer Choice label for pots, pans, and cooking utensils.

(a) In general.—Not later than 1 year after the date of enactment of this Act, the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency shall revise the Safer Choice Standard of the Safer Choice Program to identify the requirements for a pot, pan, or cooking utensil to meet in order to be labeled with a Safer Choice label, including a requirement that any such pot, pan, or cooking utensil does not contain any PFAS.

(b) Definition.—In this Act, the term “PFAS” means a perfluoroalkyl or polyfluoroalkyl substance with at least one fully fluorinated carbon atom.