SAFER CONSUMER PRODUCTS
Contact Information:Department of Toxic Substances Control
Safer Products and Workplaces Program
P.O. Box 806
Sacramento, CA 95812-0806
Safer Consumer Products Videos
A New Vision for Safer Products
DTSC Director Deborah Raphael poses a simple question – is it necessary? – to explain California’s new vision for safer consumer products.
Manufacturers and Chemicals
Manufacturers will ask themselves: is it necessary to make this product with this toxic chemical?
Alternatives Analysis and De Minimis
DTSC is taking a unique science-based approach to reduce toxic chemicals and create safer products.
Practical, Meaningful and Legally Defensible
Three guiding principles steer DTSC’s efforts to reduce toxic ingredients in consumer products.
The Way Forward
These informal draft regulations provide a fresh start to produce final regulations within approximately one year.
Thanks To Our Partners
Meaningful discussions with stakeholders from science, industry, consumers and the environment helped shape DTSC’s draft regulations.