Safer Products

We are working toward Safer California households, workplaces and products

Safer Consumer Products Program Overview

What is the Safer Consumer Products (SCP) Program?

The Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) Safer Consumer Products regulations took effect October 1, 2013 and are being implemented based on the various regulatory

What are the Safer Consumer Products Regulations?

The California legislature passed the Green Chemistry Law in 2008.  The law authorizes and requires DTSC to adopt regulations to identify and prioritize chemicals in consumer

What are the Goals of and Timeframe for the SCP Regulations & Program?

DTSC’s Safer Consumer Products Regulations intends to create safer substitutes for hazardous ingredients in consumer products sold in California. The regulations emphasize

How are the Safer Consumer Products Regulations related to the Green Chemistry Law?

In 2008, Assembly Bill 1879 (Chapter 559, Feuer) and Senate Bill 509 (Chapter 560, Simitian), were signed into law by Governor Schwarzenegger to implement two key

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