Children's Safe Products Act reporting guidance

Manufacturers must report the presence and use of certain chemicals in children's products offered for sale in Washington each year according to the Children's Safe Products Reporting Rule (Chapter 173-334 WAC):

  • The next reporting deadline is Jan. 31, 2023.
  • There are no fees for reporting children's products in Washington state.

Do you need to report?

To help you determine who needs to report, if you can answer Yes to each of the following questions, then you must report:

If you answered No to any of the above questions, you do not need to register or report.

When are reports due?

The next reporting deadline is Jan. 31, 2023. This is for products offered for sale in Washington from Jan. 1, 2022 to Dec. 31, 2022.

What do you need to report?

Manufacturers must report products that contain one or more CHCCs. For each CHCC, include the “function set,” which is the unique combination of the following product information:

For more information, review what manufacturers must report (Chapter 173-334-080).

How do you submit a report?

Submit reports through the High Priority Chemical Data System (HPCDS), released by Interstate Chemical Clearinghouse (IC2). 

  • This system allows you to file children's product reports for multiple states.
  • Manufacturers with large data sets can access a function set template to upload inventory to their HPCDS account.

Frequently asked questions