Press Releases > CZ-USA gets California Approval

December 2000

CZ-USA has six handgun models approved for sale in California.

1 January 2001 The California Department of Justice requires that all pistols sold in their state pass a quality/performance test.

CZ-USA is proud that all six handguns tested passed and are available for sale immediately.



Approved firearms:

CZ 75B

9mm Luger

CZ 75B

.40 S&W;

CZ 75B Compact

9mm Luger

CZ 75B Compact PCR

9mm Luger

CZ 75B SA

9mm Luger

CZ 97B

.45 ACP



CZ-USA intends to have more of its firearms tested throughout the year for inclusion into the California Approved handgun list.

Ceska Zbrojovka (CZ) has been a leader in firearms manufacturing since its creation in 1936 in Uhersk√Ĺ Brod, Czechoslovakia. CZ’s use of state of the art technology combined with European craftsmanship has gained them worldwide recognition for their incredibly accurate, durable, and dependable line of pistols, centerfire rifles, rimfire rifles, over and under shotguns, and airguns. CZ-USA is pleased to provide sales and warranty support for their American customers from their location in Kansas City, Kansas.

Contact: Martin Bordson, CZ-USA
(913) 321-1811
(913) 321-4901