Demonstration of the OECD Substitution and Alternatives Assessment (SAAT) Toolbox Webinar

DTSC hosts workshops when the Safer Consumer Products program announces a new plan, products list, regulation or other significant step. They provide the public an opportunity to discuss the scope and content of such issues.

Upcoming Workshops

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Past Workshops


Draft Stage 1 Alternatives Analysis Guide Webinars (October 2015)

SCP released the Draft Stage 1 Alternatives Analysis Guide (AA Guide) in September 2015. The AA Guide provides useful approaches, methods, resources, tools, and examples of how to fulfill SCP’s regulatory requirements. This Draft of the AA Guide only covers the first stage AA required by the SCP regulations. A draft including the second stage AA is scheduled to be released in the Fall of 2016. Webinars to present and discuss SCP's Draft Stage 1 Alternatives Analysis Guide were provided in October 2015. Below are the presentation and video files:




Priority Product Work Plan Workshops (September 2014)

DTSC developed a Priority Product Work Plan (Work Plan) that identifies product categories from which Priority Products will be selected during 2015 through 2017. Workshops were available in September 2014 at which DTSC staff presented an overview of the draft Work Plan and explained the process by which Priority Products will be listed. The workshops provided an opportunity for members of the public to discuss the scope and content of the Work Plan before DTSC finalized it.

Presentation slides prepared for the Work Plan workshops: Safer Consumer Products Regulations Implementation Update.

The draft Work Plan was available for review. Comments regarding the draft Work Plan were submitted from September 12, 2014 to October 21, 2014. View the Workshop Agendas and 344 comments submitted to our California Safer Products Information Management System (CalSAFER) site.


Priority Products Workshops (May and June 2014)

DTSC's Safer Consumer Products program held three Priority Products workshops in May and June of 2014 to discuss the scope and content of the initial Priority Products before the official rulemaking process began. This proposed list imposes no new regulatory requirements on product manufacturers until DTSC finalizes it by adopting regulations. The three initial Priority Products are: