Prop 65: Uncertainty For Business and Consumers


Effective August 30, 2018, California’s new Prop 65 regulations require consumers receive more detailed information about possible exposure to over 900 listed chemicals. The recently amended “clear and reasonable” warning requirements expand consumer notifications adding the identification of specific chemicals as well as warnings applicable to internet and catalog sales, among other new regulatory obligations. Implementation of the increasingly complex, broad based Prop 65 regulations is a never ending challenge for business given the changing nature of goods received from suppliers, new products routinely coming online and differing legal obligations depending upon the nature and type of exposure. More troubling is the reality that Prop 65 warnings have become so common place that individuals pay little attention to legally required labels and signs.

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