• Consumer Protection Programs: A-Z Program List
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    Consumer Protection Division
    Exchange Building
    8407 Wall Street
    Austin, TX 78754

    Phone: 512-834-6660

Consumer Protection Division

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The Consumer Protection Division (CPD) oversees producers of consumer health goods and service providers to ensure public safety. The division keeps Texas safe every day through:

  • Licensing, rules and standards
  • Oversight and compliance activities
  • Technical advice and communication
  • Various aspects of disaster preparedness and response.

Areas of Oversight


Drug Safety

We make sure drug manufacturers and distributors follow state rules and protect the health and safety of Texans.
More about Drug Safety.

Emergency Medical Services and Trauma Systems

We regulate EMS and trauma system certification, licensure, and designation.
More EMTS information

Environmental Health

We protect Texans from unnecessary exposure to hazardous chemicals and products in our workplaces, homes, and schools.
More about Environmental Health

Food Safety

We regulate and teach food manufacturers, food wholesalers, and warehousing facilities about food safety laws.
More about Food Safety.

Meat Safety

We assure that products come from humanely-treated healthy animals that don't have harmful ingredients and honest labels.
More about Meat Safety.

Radiation Control

We protect Texans from unnecessary radiation exposure. Our monitoring includes licensing, inspection, and emergency response.
Radiation Control Program
Last updated January 6, 2020