Safer Consumer Products Regulations

OAL Approval Date:  08/28/13
Secretary of State Filing Date:  08/28/13
Effective Date:  10/01/13

Safer Consumer Products Regulations Effective October 1, 2013 (Approved by the Office of Administrative Law on August 28, 2013)

The Safer Consumer Products regulations were approved by the Office of Administrative Law (OAL) on August 28, 2013 (OAL Regulatory Action Number 2013-0718-03 S) and have been filed with the Secretary of State.  The regulations will take effect on October 1, 2013.   They require manufacturers or other responsible entities to seek safer alternatives to harmful chemical ingredients in widely used products, offering California the opportunity to lead the way in producing safer versions of goods already in demand around the world.

For the complete record of the Safer Consumer Products rulemaking documents, please use the following link:

DTSC Laws & Regulations - Safer Consumer Product Regulation