HOUSE BILL No. 1133
DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL
Citations Affected: IC 16-19-3-4.1.
Synopsis: Tattoo dyes and cosmetics. Requires the executive board of
the department of health to regulate tattoo dyes. Prohibits tattooing
with a dye containing para-phenylenediamine (black henna). Requires
the adoption of a rule prohibiting the inclusion of para-
phenylenediamine in cosmetics.
Effective: July 1, 2004.
January 13, 2004, read first time and referred to Committee on Public Health.
Second Regular Session 113th General Assembly (2004)
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HOUSE BILL No. 1133
A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Indiana:
SOURCE: IC 16-19-3-4.1; (04)IN1133.1.1. -->
SECTION 1. IC 16-19-3-4.1 IS AMENDED TO READ AS
FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2004]: Sec. 4.1. (a) The executive
board shall adopt reasonable rules to regulate the following:
(1) Sanitary operation of tattoo parlors.
(2) Dyes, pigments, and inks used in indelible and temporary
tattooing to assure that only sterile, hypoallergenic, and
nontoxic coloring agents are used.
(b) A person may not make an indelible or a temporary tattoo
in or on the skin of a human being with a dye, pigment, or ink that
SOURCE: ; (04)IN1133.1.2. -->
SECTION 2. [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2004] (a) Before July 1, 2005,
the state department of health shall adopt a rule under
IC 16-42-2-5 that prohibits a cosmetic (as defined in
IC 16-18-2-82), except for coal-tar hair dye that is labeled in
compliance with the conditions set forth in IC 16-42-4-2(1), from
(b) This SECTION expires July 1, 2009.