N.Y. Public Health Law Section 1399-MM-3
Carrier oils


For the purposes of this section “carrier oils” shall mean any ingredient of a vapor product intended to control the consistency or other physical characteristics of such vapor product, to control the consistency or other physical characteristics of vapor, or to facilitate the production of vapor when such vapor product is used in an electronic cigarette. “Carrier oils” shall not include any product approved by the United States food and drug administration as a drug or medical device or manufactured and dispensed pursuant to title five-A of article 33 (Controlled Substances)article thirty-three of this chapter.


The commissioner is authorized to promulgate rules and regulations governing the sale and distribution of carrier oils that are suspected of causing acute illness and have been identified as a chemical of concern by the United States centers for disease control and prevention. Such regulations may, to the extent deemed by the commissioner as necessary for the protection of public health, prohibit or restrict the selling, offering for sale, possessing with intent to sell, or distributing of carrier oils.


The provisions of this section shall not apply where preempted by federal law. Furthermore, the provisions of this section shall be severable, and if any phrase, clause, sentence, or provision is declared to be invalid, or is preempted by federal law or regulation, the validity of the remainder of this section shall not be affected thereby. If any provision of this section is declared to be inapplicable to any specific category, type, or kind of carrier oil, the provisions of this section shall nonetheless continue to apply with respect to all other carrier oils.

Source: Section 1399-MM-3 — Carrier oils, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/PBH/1399-MM-3 (updated May 22, 2020; accessed Jun. 15, 2024).

Jun. 15, 2024

Last modified:
May 22, 2020

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