CA Health & Safety Code Section 108685

The department shall, pursuant to Chapter 3.5 (commencing with Section 11340) of Part 1 of Division 3 of Title 2 of the Government Code, adopt regulations establishing standards for the special packaging of any household substance in accordance with this chapter if the regulations do not differ in substance or proscribe or require conduct that differs from the federal act or regulations issued pursuant to the federal act and if the department finds as follows:


The degree or nature of the hazard to children in the availability of the substance, by reason of its packaging, is such that special packaging is required to protect children from serious personal injury or serious illness resulting from handling, using, or ingesting the substance.


The special packaging to be required by the standard is technically feasible, practicable, and appropriate for the substance.
Last Updated

Aug. 19, 2023

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