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    Consumer Protection Division
    1100 W. 49th Street
    Austin, TX 78756

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

Radiation Control

We protect Texans from unnecessary radiation exposure. Our monitoring includes licensing, inspection and emergency response.
More about Radiation Control Program.
Last updated February 24, 2021