New York Codes, Rules and Regulations
Chapter VI - Division of Cemeteries
Part 203 - Crematory Regulations
Section 203.5 - Suitable container

Current through Register Vol. 44, No. 38, September 21, 2022

(a) A crematory shall not accept delivery of the remains of a deceased human being unless delivered in either a ceremonial casket or a cremation container.

(b) A crematory shall only cremate remains in a cremation container.

(c) If the remains are not delivered in a cremation container, the crematory shall not accept delivery of the remains unless at the time of delivery the crematory receives a written acknowledgment and authorization signed by the person in control of disposition that said person has been notified that transfer of the remains to a cremation container will be required prior to cremation and that said person authorizes such transfer of the remains.

(d) The signed acknowledgment and authorization of the person in control of disposition shall be retained in the permanent file of the crematory.

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