What items have Prop 65 warnings?
- Alcoholic Beverages.
- Cannabis and THC Products.
- Diesel Engine Exhaust.
- Furniture Products.
- Passenger and Off-Highway Motor Vehicles.
- Petroleum Products.
- Recreational Vessels.
How many chemicals are on the Prop 65 list?
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.
Which of the following substances are also considered carcinogens under Prop 65?
The California Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) announced on June 11, 2021, that it intends to list tetrahydrofuran, 2-ethylhexyl acrylate, methyl acrylate, and trimethylolpropane triacrylate (technical grade) as carcinogens under Proposition 65.
Why does food have a Prop 65 warning?
Why am I being warned about potential exposure to chemicals in certain foods and beverages sold or served by restaurants and other food facilities? Certain foods and beverages contain chemicals that are on the Proposition 65 list because they can cause cancer and/or birth defects or other reproductive harm.
What is the Prop 65 limit for lead?
Lead and lead products are listed under Prop 65 as chemicals known to cause cancer and reproductive toxicity. The law requires businesses to provide a warning for any product causing exposures to more than 0.5 micrograms of lead per day, which is an exceedingly rigorous threshold level.
Why does stainless steel have Prop 65 warning?
The Prop 65 warning is required on all Lifetime products because all of our products contain steel or stainless steel components. All types of steel contain a chemical called nickel, which has been deemed by California to potentially cause cancer, and is “under consideration” for causing reproductive harm.
How long does formaldehyde last in furniture?
The data suggests it takes about two years for formaldehyde to off-gas down to levels of the average home.
Do potato chips contain acrylamide?
Acrylamide can form naturally from chemical reactions in certain types of starchy foods, after cooking at high temperatures. Some foods with higher levels of acrylamide include French fries, potato chips, foods made from grains (such as breakfast cereals, cookies, and toast), and coffee.