Proposition 65 requires businesses to provide clear warnings to the residents of California about chemicals known in the State of California to cause cancer, birth defects or other reproductive harm. It is important to note Proposition 65 not only applies to businesses in California, it requires any manufacturer, distributor, or retailer that sells or ships product to California to also comply. Proposition 65 requires warning labels to be placed on the product (or packaging) containing certain chemicals which the State of California has identified as carcinogens and/or reproductive toxicants.
WARNING: This product can expose you to chemicals including; but not limited to CARBON DIOXIDE (CO), LEAD AND LEAD COMPOUNDS, which are known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm.
For more information on Proposition 65 go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov/.
Proposition 65 requires businesses to provide warnings to Californians about significant exposures to chemicals that cause cancer, birth defects or other reproductive harm. These chemicals can be in the products that Californians purchase, in their homes or workplaces, or that are released into the environment. By requiring that this information be provided, Proposition 65 enables Californians to make informed decisions about their exposures to these chemicals.
Proposition 65 also prohibits California businesses from knowingly discharging significant amounts of listed chemicals into sources of drinking water.
Proposition 65 requires California to publish a list of chemicals known to cause cancer, birth defects or other reproductive harm. This list, which must be updated at least once a year, has grown to include approximately 900 chemicals since it was first published in 1987.
Proposition 65 became law in November 1986, when California voters approved it by a 63-37 percent margin. The official name of Proposition 65 is the Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986.
Note: The information provided is for informational purposes only and does not constitute legal advice. If you have any concerns about Prop 65 or how it may apply to our products, please consult your attorney.