About Our P65 Warning Notices

Proposition 65 Notice for Residents of the State of California


The Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986, also called Proposition 65 (P65), is a California state law that helps protect California’s drinking water from harmful chemicals and reduce exposures to those chemicals. The law requires the state to maintain a list of chemicals that the state has reason to believe cause cancer or reproductive harm. The list currently has over 900 chemical substances, both naturally occurring (such as metals) and synthetic (such as plastics), with 'no significant risk level' (NSRL) of safe exposure established for only about a third of the list. P65 listed chemicals are associated with many common everyday items such as automobiles, cosmetics, building materials, electronics, foods and beverages, furniture, medicines and medical devices, product packaging, and woodworking tools.

The California law also requires businesses to notify purchasers with a warning about products that contain or may expose (even if indirectly) their California residents to P65 listed chemicals. A P65 warning notice does not mean that using a product will cause cancer or reproductive harm. By requiring this information be provided, the law enables Californians to be more informed about their exposures to P65 listed chemicals. Fines for violations of P65 can be levied for selling or delivering products within California without such notices. Unfortunately because P65 enforcement has a history of frivolous lawsuits, it can be more expedient for businesses to simply publish a warning notice rather than defend products that do not pose a significant risk of direct exposure to P65 listed chemicals.


 WARNING: Cancer and Reproductive Harm -- www.P65Warnings.ca.gov


Although we are located in Florida, because the products we ship to California potentially expose their residents to P65 listed chemicals, our website includes the P65 warning notices below. The products we sell are neither illegal nor unsafe, but only you can decide if products with a P65 warning notice are right for you.


 WARNING: Products containing lithium-ion batteries can expose you to chemicals including Lithium Nickel Cobalt Oxide, which are known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. More information at www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.

 WARNING: Products containing oxygen sensors can expose you to chemicals including Lead, which are known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. More information at www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.

 WARNING: Products containing rubber adhesives can expose you to chemicals including Toluene, which are known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. More information at www.P65Warnings.ca.gov

 WARNING: Products containing vinyl plastics (aka PVC) can expose you to chemicals including Phthalates, which are known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. More information at www.P65Warnings.ca.gov

 WARNING: Products containing fluoroelastomers (aka FKM, aka Viton) can expose you to chemicals including Tetrafluoroethylene, which are known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. More information at www.P65Warnings.ca.gov

 WARNING: Products containing polycarbonate plastics can expose you to chemicals including Bisphenol A (BPA), which are known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. More information at www.P65Warnings.ca.gov

 WARNING: Products containing polyoxymethylene plastics (aka POM or Delrin®) can expose you to chemicals including Formaldehyde, which are known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. More information at www.P65Warnings.ca.gov

 WARNING: Products containing polystyrene plastics (aka ABS) can expose you to chemicals including Styrene Monomer, which are known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. More information at www.P65Warnings.ca.gov