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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.



import FormControlLabel from '@mui/material/FormControlLabel';
// or
import { FormControlLabel } from '@mui/material';

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


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 classes 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.

Signature:function(event: React.SyntheticEvent) => void
  • event The event source of the callback. You can pull out the new checked state by accessing (boolean).

If true, the label will indicate that the input is required.

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.

Theme default props

You can use MuiFormControlLabel to change the default props of this component with the theme.

CSS classes

These class names are useful for styling with CSS. They are applied to the component's slots when specific states are triggered.

Class nameRule nameDescription
.Mui-disabledState class applied to the root element if disabled={true}.
.Mui-errorState class applied to the root element if error={true}.
.Mui-requiredState class applied to the root element if required={true}.
.MuiFormControlLabel-asteriskasteriskStyles applied to the asterisk element.
.MuiFormControlLabel-labellabelStyles applied to the label's Typography component.
.MuiFormControlLabel-labelPlacementBottomlabelPlacementBottomStyles applied to the root element if labelPlacement="bottom".
.MuiFormControlLabel-labelPlacementStartlabelPlacementStartStyles applied to the root element if labelPlacement="start".
.MuiFormControlLabel-labelPlacementToplabelPlacementTopStyles applied to the root element if labelPlacement="top".
.MuiFormControlLabel-rootrootStyles applied to the root element.

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