CA State Regulations
The Department of Toxic Substances Control’s (DTSC) hazardous waste regulations are located in the official version of the California Code of Regulations (CCR) at Title 22 Social Security, Division 4.5, Environmental Health Standards for the Management of Hazardous Waste.
To navigate the CCR site, scroll down to “Title 22, Social Security” and click that link. Next scroll to “Division 4.5 Environmental Health Standards for the Management of Hazardous Waste” and click that link. Click the link of the Chapter you wish to view. The Articles in that Chapter will be displayed. Continue to navigate through the Articles by selecting more links.
You can easily search this web site by words/subjects and specific titles or sections by clicking the Search icon in the top navigation menu. You can also copy the text and place into a MS Word document. To do so, select and copy the entire section, or just the text desired, and paste it in a blank blank Word document.
How to Be Involved in the Rulemaking Process
- Go to our How to Be Involved in the Rulemaking Process page for detailed information.
- California Regulatory Notice Register Link to the Office of Administrative Law’s web site with announcements of all regulatory actions.
- 2020 DTSC Rulemaking Calendar and DTSC Memo to OAL (Government Code section 11017.6 requires each state agency to publish a rulemaking calendar by January 30th each year. Items and schedules listed on the calendar are subject to change.)
To review regulation packages undergoing public comment periods, go to our DTSC Proposed Regulations page.
Use the links below (and also found on the right in the “Laws & Regulations Links” panel) to view the various regulations in process or that have been finalized: