THE ENVIROPASS APPROACH
The Prop. 65 list is offered in the Enviropass' form. Further information on the California Proposition 65 is available p65warnings gov.
Similarly to RoHS and REACH, Enviropass recommends a documentary approach with risk assessments of the supply chain to do California Proposition 65 testing and provide the right warning notice for California residents.
Toxicology studies may also be necessary.
This approach offers the best value and avoids numerous and expensive chemical analyses.
Enviropass can assist you in both:
The Proposition 65 law - the Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986 - applies to you if you either have customers of consumer products or own a business of 10 employees or more in California.
This law requires providers to notify the consumer whether a product contains at least one chemical known to cause health issues (cancer, birth defects, etc.).
Many Prop. 65 substances are used in electrical and electronic equipment and other everyday products.
Compounds of cadmium, cobalt, mercury, nickel, lead or hexavalent chromium are examples of these types of substances.
The list is continuously growing.
As of August 2018, a new safe harbor warning applies before exposure to chemicals, with obligations to:
It is also possible to provide a short-form warning, under certain conditions.
For online sales, the warning information must appear on both the internet on the consumer product itself.