Governing Law and Regulations
California Highway Patrol (CHP)
California Environmental Protection Agency (Cal/EPA) California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC)
Cal/EPA Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA)
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 9
See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. California follows the federal requirements for importing and exporting chemicals. In addition, California's Proposition 65 rules regulate how products containing certain hazardous chemicals must be labeled, and these labeling requirements apply to products being imported into California. See the state section DRINKING WATER to review ...