Proposed amendments to consumer products regulations would affect retailers and manufacturers of aerosol air fresheners, hair care products, fragrances, and insecticides.

Suppliers and distributors of many consumer products sold in California are currently subject to one of the strictest volatile organic compound (VOC) content standards in the world under the California Air Resources Board (CARB)’s Consumer Product Regulation. After seven years of gathering consumer and commercial products data, CARB recently proposed new changes to its regulations seeking to reduce VOC emissions by 8-10 tons per day statewide by 2031. Read more