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What are the Safer Consumer Products Regulations?

The California legislature passed the Green Chemistry Law in 2008.  The law authorizes and requires DTSC to adopt regulations to identify and prioritize chemicals in consumer products. DTSC followed through by developing a process for evaluating chemicals of concern in consumer products and their possible alternatives.

Proposed Safer Consumer Products Regulations

The regulations provide for a continuous four-step, science-based, ongoing process to identify safer consumer product alternatives. The process includes:

Safer Consumer Products Regulatory Process