California Cleaning Product Right to Know Act of 2017

 In Ingredient Disclosure, news

By: Joe McCarthy, Laboratory Services Manager,  email

On October 15, 2017, the California Cleaning Product Right to Know Act of 2017 was signed by Governor Jerry Brown.

This new law requires Manufacturers and Distributors of Consumer & Commercial air care, automotive cleaning/maintenance, general cleanings, polish, and floor maintenance products to provide a specific list of the chemicals used in their products on the label and on their website.  There are no exemptions for small labels or small businesses.

The required changes for the product label include,

  • Disclosure of intentionally added ingredients.
  • Disclosure of any ingredient present on any one of the 23 different Designated Lists and present at ≥ 0.01%
  • Disclosure of Fragrance allergens present at ≥ 0.01%
  • A toll-free number to the manufacturer
  • A website address for the manufacturer

The information to be disclosed on your website includes:

  • A list of all nonfunctional constituents present ≥ 0.01 percent (100 ppm)
  • 1, 4 dioxane if it is present at ≥ 0.001 percent (10 ppm).
  • CAS number for each listed ingredient.
  • The functional purpose served by each intentionally added ingredient.
  • Weblinks to the designated lists for any ingredient disclosed. 
  • A link to the Safety Data Sheet for the Product

The deadline for website disclosure is January 1, 2020.

The deadline for label disclosure is January 1, 2021.

Did you know the California Prop 65 warnings also must also be updated by August 30, 2018?

When was the last time your formula was reviewed to determine if a Prop 65 warning is required?

Contact Dell Tech today to ensure that your labels are compliant with both California and the Federal Consumer Product Safety Commission.

Dell Tech
Joe McCarthy, Senior Regulatory Affairs Specialist

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