• Trade Secret Protection in Revised “Safer Consumer Products Regulations”
  • February 8, 2013
  • Law Firm: Alston Bird LLP - Atlanta Office
  • On January 29, 2013, the California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) released a revised version of its regulations to regulate consumer products sold in California, “The Safer Consumer Products Regulations.” The proposed regulatory program has evolved through many iterations and revised draft regulations, including previous releases on July 27, 2012, and November 1, 2011. We have provided advisories and summaries each step of the way. This advisory specifically focuses on changes to regulations relating to trade secret protection in the January 2013 release versus the July 2012 release.