Limiting Copper in Brake Pads

Brake Pad Legislation

Brake Pad Legislation

Office of Administrative Law Reviewing Final Rulemaking Package

Final Regulations

 

On September 27, 2010, Governor Schwarzenegger signed Senate Bill (SB) 346 which will prohibit the sale of automobile brake pads sold in California containing more than trace amounts of copper

 

The Office of Administrative Law approved and sent the final regulation language to the Secretary of State on September 30, 2016.  The regulations will be effective on January 1, 2017

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An interview with Dr. Meredith Williams on DTSC’s Brake Pad Regulations, conducted at our Environmental Chemistry Lab, was aired by KGO ABC 7 on April 12th. Click here to view: http://abc7news.com/news/installing-eco-friendly-car-brakes-helps-improve-water-quality/1287063/.

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