California Department of Transportation
Richmond San Rafael
Coronado Bridge Carquinez
San Francisco/Oakland Bay Bridge

Materials Engineering and Testing Services

New Products

New Product Submittal

Criteria and forms

 

New Product Submittal Criteria

All new products submitted to Caltrans for evaluation must meet the following criteria:
 

  • The new product must be fully developed, marketable, and commercially available. Products in the research and development stage will not be accepted.
  • Use of the new product must be directly related to the highway system.
  • Proposed use of the new product must be identified by the vendor.
  • If applicable, a Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) listing the product ingredients/components must be included with the submittal.

New products, which do not meet the criteria above, will not be considered, and the new product submittal will be discarded after 30 days.

 

STOP – If you have not done so already, please read the
New Product Evaluation Guidelines before continuing.

 

New Product Submittal Forms

Please select the appropriate new product category below for product-specific submittal instructions and submittal form:

 

 

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Materials Engineering and Testing Services

California Department of Transportation
Richmond San Rafael Coronado Bridge Carquinez San Francisco/Oakland Bay Bridge

Materials Engineering and Testing Services

New Products

New Product Submittal

cartridge epoxy products

 

A New Product Submittal Package (NPSP) must be submitted for each new product (one NPSP per new product) and must include the following items:

  1. New Product Submittal Form (NPSF), with appropriate signatures.
  2. Product literature (brochures, cut sheets, specifications, etc.).
  3. Test data:  For cartridge epoxy products, Caltrans requires submittal of an ICBO AC58 test report with all additional testing listed in Caltrans Augmentation package addressed.  This test data must be supplied for Caltrans review before any product approval determination can be made.  Please furnish the required approved ICBO Report showing compliance with current AC58 and data for tests required in Caltrans Augmentation in an indexed binder with test reports divided and listed in the order shown in the Augmentation package.  (Each formulation [fast-set, slow-set, etc.] proposed for use requires a separate documentation binder, including a Material Safety Data Sheet.)
  4. Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS).  The MSDS will be forwarded to the Office of Health and Safety Services for review and acceptance. NOTE: For the protection of Caltrans employees, Material Safety Data Sheets that do not list the new product ingredients or components will be rejected.
  5. Quality control plan, if product utilizes recycled materials.
  6. Contact List, if applicable, identifying other entities that have utilized the product.
  7. Other pertinent information.

NOTE:  Do not include samples or specimens with the submittal package.  You will be notified if/when samples are required.

Incomplete New Product Submittal Packages will not be considered and will be discarded after 30 days.

Mail completed New Product Submittal Package, in triplicate, to the address on the New Product Submittal Form:

Attention:  New Products Desk
California Department of Transportation
Materials Engineering and Testing Services
5900 Folsom Boulevard
Sacramento, CA  95819

If you have questions regarding the submittal of your product,
please contact the New Products Desk at:

New_Products@dot.ca.gov or (916) 227-7073.

 

 

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