Proposition 65 warnings are intended to inform consumers of any exposure to reproductive toxins or carcinogens that exceed regulatory expectations.
“By law, a warning must be given for listed chemicals unless the exposure is low enough to pose no significant risk of cancer or is significantly below levels observed to cause birth defects or other reproductive harm.” – OEHHA
A carcinogen warning label is Not Required if the business/manufacturer is able to demonstrate that exposure results in no more than 1 case of cancer in 100,000 individuals exposed over a 70-year lifetime. Proposition 65 motivates manufacturers to eliminate or reduce any toxic chemicals in their consumer products. A consumer may seek additional information about the levels of exposure from the business/manufacturer.
For more information, see the “No Significant Risk Levels & Maximum Allowable Dose Levels”