Workshops & Events


DTSC hosts workshops when the Safer Consumer Products program announces a new plan, products list, regulation, or other significant steps taken. The workshops provide the public an opportunity to discuss the scope and content of these milestones. DTSC staff also participate in a variety of other public events for interested parties, such as describing and providing updates regarding the SCP program, hosting sessions or speaking at technical meetings.

Upcoming Workshops & Webinars

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Past Workshops & Webinars

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March 13, 2019, Workshop
Public Workshop on Toluene in Nail Products

DTSC held a public workshop on March 13, 2019, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., to discuss and receive public input on the draft product-chemical profile. DTSC shared information on its previous and ongoing investigations on the presence of other Candidate Chemicals in nail products.

DTSC discussed ongoing research on other Candidate Chemicals that may be found in nail products. For more information please visit, the Nail Products Containing Toluene webpage.

To submit comments and view related materials regarding this proposal, please visit the CalSAFER site. The public comment period begins on February 15 and ends on April 1, 2019.

Below are downloads related to this workshop:


February 7, 2019, Webinar
Alternatives Analysis: What You Need to Know

The California Department of Toxic Substances Control’s Safer Consumer Products (SCP) Program held a webinar on February 7, 2019, at 9:00 AM – 11:45 AM PST.

The goal of this webinar was to provide participants with information that will help conduct the initial steps required in the SCP Alternatives Analysis (AA) process. In this webinar, SCP staff presented information on the Priority Product Notification, First Stage and Second Stage AA Process, options to AA reports, AA extensions, trade secret protection and resources available for entities when conducting an AA.


Below are downloads related to this webinar:

Work Plan Implementation Update Webinar Presentation Work Plan Implementation Update Webinar PresentationBackground Document for Nail Products Background Document for Nail Products Questions for Nail Products Stakeholders Go to CalSAFER