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FormControlLabel API

API reference docs for the React FormControlLabel component. Learn about the props, CSS, and other APIs of this exported module.


For examples and details on the usage of this React component, visit the component demo pages:


import FormControlLabel from '@mui/material/FormControlLabel';
// or
import { FormControlLabel } from '@mui/material';
You can learn about the difference by reading this guide on minimizing bundle size.

Drop-in replacement of the Radio, Switch and Checkbox component. Use this component if you want to display an extra label.

Component name

The name MuiFormControlLabel can be used when providing default props or style overrides in the theme.


Props of the native component are also available.

A control element. For instance, it can be a Radio, a Switch or a Checkbox.
If true, the component appears selected.
Override or extend the styles applied to the component. See CSS API below for more details.
componentsProps{ typography?: object }{}
The props used for each slot inside.
If true, the control is disabled.
If true, the label is rendered as it is passed without an additional typography node.
Pass a ref to the input element.
A text or an element to be used in an enclosing label element.
| 'end'
| 'start'
| 'top'
The position of the label.
Callback fired when the state is changed.

function(event: React.SyntheticEvent) => void
event: The event source of the callback. You can pull out the new checked state by accessing (boolean).
slotProps{ typography?: object }{}
The props used for each slot inside.
| object
| bool>
| func
| object
The system prop that allows defining system overrides as well as additional CSS styles. See the `sx` page for more details.
The value of the component.

The ref is forwarded to the root element.


Rule nameGlobal classDescription
root.MuiFormControlLabel-rootStyles applied to the root element.
labelPlacementStart.MuiFormControlLabel-labelPlacementStartStyles applied to the root element if labelPlacement="start".
labelPlacementTop.MuiFormControlLabel-labelPlacementTopStyles applied to the root element if labelPlacement="top".
labelPlacementBottom.MuiFormControlLabel-labelPlacementBottomStyles applied to the root element if labelPlacement="bottom".
disabled.Mui-disabledState class applied to the root element if disabled={true}.
label.MuiFormControlLabel-labelStyles applied to the label's Typography component.
error.Mui-errorState class applied to the root element if error={true}.

You can override the style of the component using one of these customization options: