ABOUT CALIFORNIA PROPOSITION 65 (PROP-65)


California’s Proposition 65 entitles California consumers to special warnings for products
that contain chemicals known to the state of California to cause cancer and birth defects
and other reproductive harm if those products expose consumers to such chemicals above
certain threshold levels.


TOOLS

WARNING! Some dust and debris created by power sanding, sawing, grinding, drilling and other construction activities contains chemicals known [to the State of California] to cause cancer and birth defects or reproductive harm. 

Some examples of these chemicals are:

  • lead from lead-based paints
  • crystalline silica from bricks and cement, as well as other masonry products
  • arsenic and chromium from chemically treated lumber

Your risk from exposure to these chemicals varies, depending on how often you do this
type of work. To reduce your exposure, work in a well-ventilated area and with approved
safety equipment, such as dust masks that are specially designed to filter out microscopic
particles.

ELECTRICAL CORDS + WIRING

WARNING! This product contains chemicals, including lead, known to the State of California
to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. Wash hands after handling.

FIRE PITS

WARNING! This product can expose you to chemicals including soot, which is known to the State of California to cause cancer, and carbon monoxide, which is known to the State of California to cause birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.

BRASS

WARNING! This product contains lead, a chemical known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. Wash hands after handling.