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Safer Consumer Products Workshops & Events

DTSC hosts workshops when the Safer Consumer Products program announces a new plan, products list, regulation, or other significant steps taken. The workshops provide the public an opportunity to discuss the scope and content of these milestones. DTSC staff also participate in a variety of other public events for interested parties, such as describing and providing updates regarding the SCP program, hosting sessions or speaking at technical meetings.

August 21, 2019, Workshop
Public Meeting on Reducing 1,4-Dioxane in Personal Care and Cleaning Products and the Alternatives Analysis Threshold

DTSC will be hosting a public meeting on August 21, 2019 at CalEPA Headquarters, 1001 I Street in Sacramento, California. This day-long meeting will include presentations, roundtable discussion, and a Panel discussion focused on options for and impediments to lowering 1,4-dioxane in personal care and cleaning products. It will also cover considerations for setting an Alternatives Analysis Threshold.

Please register for in person and remote attendance. Additional details and materials will be posted here as they become available. For more information please visit the 1,4-Dioxane webpage.

Below are downloads related to this workshop:

To submit comments and view related materials regarding this topic, please visit the CalSAFER website. The public comment period begins on May 24th and ends on August 30, 2019.

 

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June 28, 2019, Workshop
Public Meeting on 1,4-Dioxane in Personal Care and Cleaning Products

DTSC held a public meeting on June 28, 2019 at 10 a.m. PDT at the Los Angeles County Sanitation Districts’ Joint Administration Office, to discuss and receive public input on adverse impacts associated with the presence of 1,4-Dioxane in personal care and cleaning products.

Below are materials related to this workshop:

To submit comments and view related materials regarding this topic, please visit the CalSAFER website. The public comment period begins on May 24th and ends on August 30, 2019.

For more information please visit the 1,4-Dioxane webpage.


March 13, 2019, Workshop
Public Workshop on Toluene in Nail Products

DTSC held a public workshop on March 13, 2019, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., to discuss and receive public input on the draft product-chemical profile. DTSC shared information on its previous and ongoing investigations on the presence of other Candidate Chemicals in nail products.

DTSC discussed ongoing research on other Candidate Chemicals that may be found in nail products. For more information please visit, the Nail Products Containing Toluene web page.

To view submitted comments and related materials regarding this proposal, please visit the CalSAFER site. 

Below are downloads related to this workshop:


February 7, 2019, Webinar
Alternatives Analysis: What You Need to Know

The California Department of Toxic Substances Control’s Safer Consumer Products (SCP) Program held a webinar on February 7, 2019, at 9:00 AM – 11:45 AM PST.

The goal of this webinar was to provide participants with information that will help conduct the initial steps required in the SCP Alternatives Analysis (AA) process. In this webinar, SCP staff presented information on the Priority Product Notification, First Stage and Second Stage AA Process, options to AA reports, AA extensions, trade secret protection and resources available for entities when conducting an AA.

Below are downloads related to this webinar: