California Regulations Concerning Perchlorate
California, USA Regulations Concerning Perchlorate Best
The State of California, USA has instituted “regulations
concerning perchlorate best management practices (BMP)”. The
following is our notification regarding the regulations.
Notification to Our Customers
We would like to inform you of OMRON industrial products
affected by the regulations concerning perchlorate BMP as
indicated on the list attached.
List of OMRON products affected by the regulations (PDF/23KB)
of the Regulations
1. Applicable products
All products containing perchlorate (more than 6 ppb) are within
the scope of the regulations. Lithium coin cell batteries and
our products using lithium coin cell batteries are within this
2. Scope of applicability
All persons managing perchlorate materials (manufacture,
transport, use etc.) in the State of California.
3. Date of enforcement
January 1, 2007 for products used by companies
4. Labeling BMP requirements for perchlorate materials
Persons who manufacture perchlorate materials, distribute
perchlorate materials for sale, use perchlorate materials,
generate a perchlorate containing waste, or export perchlorate
materials shall ensure that the perchlorate materials are
properly labeled or marked as indicated below on the exterior of
all outer shipping packages and/or in locations which otherwise
satisfy the California regulations.
Perchlorate Material - special handling may apply. See
to Our Customers
As you may know already, when you export applicable OMRON
products or products incorporating OMRON products, please follow
Please assure that the proper labeling is continued until the
product reaches the final customer.
* This notification is made based on our investigation as of
August 18, 2009.