N.Y. Education Law Section 6818-A
Cosmetic samples


1.

No person engaged in the business of selling cosmetics shall provide for the use by or application to customers of any cosmetics, except for use or application to the hand or arm as a sample if such immediate container of cosmetics is to be used by or applied to more than one customer. For the purposes of this section, the term “cosmetic” shall not include perfume or cologne; or samples removed from the immediate container with a single use disposable applicator furnished to each customer; or samples dispensed from a tube, pump, spray or shaker container; or samples or applicators that have been cleansed before each use or application. The provisions of this section shall be deemed to have been satisfied if written instructions on the use or application of cosmetic samples pursuant to this section are clearly and visibly posted at or near the place of display of cosmetic samples. Nothing contained in this section shall prohibit the use or application of cosmetic samples by persons trained to apply cosmetics to customers in accordance with the provisions of this section.

2.

Notwithstanding any other provision of this article, a violation of this section shall result in a civil penalty of one hundred dollars for the first offense and a civil penalty of two hundred fifty dollars for a second or subsequent offense.

Source: Section 6818-A — Cosmetic samples, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/EDN/6818-A (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Jul. 20, 2024).

6800
Introduction
6801
Definition of practice of pharmacy
6801‑A
Collaborative drug therapy management demonstration program
6802
Definitions
6803
Practice of pharmacy and use of title “pharmacist”
6804
State board of pharmacy
6805
Requirements for a professional license
6806
Limited permits
6807
Exempt persons
6808
Registering and operating establishments
6808‑A
Identification of Pharmacists
6808‑B
Registration of nonresident establishments
6810
Prescriptions
6811
Misdemeanors
6811‑A
Certain drugs to be clearly marked or labeled
6811‑B
Door-to-door distribution of drugs prohibited
6811‑C
Patient notification of recalled drugs
6812
Special provisions
6813
Seizure: 1
6814
Records of shipment
6815
Adulterating, misbranding and substituting
6816
Omitting to label drugs, or labeling them wrongly
6816‑A
When substitution is required
6817
New drugs
6818
Adulterated and misbranded cosmetics
6818‑A
Cosmetic samples
6819
Regulations making exceptions
6820
Certification of coal-tar colors for drugs and cosmetics
6821
Poison schedules
6822
Examinations and investigations
6823
Factory inspection
6824
Injunction proceedings
6825
Proof required in prosecution for certain violations
6826
Drug retail price lists
6826‑A
Reducing certain copayments
6827
Mandatory continuing education
6828
Certificates of administration
6829
Interpretation and translation requirements for prescription drugs and standardized medication labeling
6830
Standardized patient-centered data elements
6831
Special provisions relating to outsourcing facilities
6832
Limitations on assistance of an unlicensed person

Accessed:
Jul. 20, 2024

Last modified:
Sep. 22, 2014

§ 6818-A’s source at nysenate​.gov

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