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Alternatives Analysis Guide

Alternatives Analysis Guide, version 1.0

The California Department of Toxic Substances Control’s Safer Consumer Products (SCP) program is releasing version 1.0 of the Alternatives Analysis (AA) Guide. The AA Guide is designed to help responsible entities understand and complete an AA that fulfills SCP regulatory requirements. It provides useful approaches, methods, resources, tools, and brief examples. 

You can download version 1.0 of the AA Guide below. The initial draft version, released in December 2016, has been updated based on feedback that was received through February 3, 2017. Ongoing feedback, suggestions, and improvements regarding the AA Guide may be sent to saferconsumerproducts@dtsc.ca.gov.

Alternatives Analysis Guide, Version 1.0