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California Proposition 65 Warning

 What is this warning?
John Boos & Co. is providing this warning label to comply with California Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986 commonly know as” Proposition 65”. The amended Prop 65 regulations require a warning label on products that include any of the almost 900 chemicals identified by the Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) on the Prop 65 list.

 Attention California Residents Only
 WARNING: Cancer and Reproductive Harm

We are providing this label to inform our customers that the product contains materials on the State of California’s Prop 65 list. Please be aware, that many of these elements are found in everyday consumer products with minimal or no exposure hazards, and the presence of this label does not mean the product will cause Cancer or Reproductive harm.

What is Proposition 65?
California's Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986 (Proposition 65) prohibits any person, in the course of doing business, from knowingly and intentionally exposing any individual to a substance, at or above particular exposure levels, known to the State of California to cause cancer or reproductive toxicity without first giving clear and reasonable warning to such individual. The labels you will see on some of the John Boos & Co. products will be the “truncated” label which indicates that the substance identified has minimal or no exposure hazards but are still presence in the product.

Why is John Boos & Co including this label on its products?
John Boos & Co. is attaching Prop 65 warning labels to inform consumers that the product contains materials found on California’s Proposition 65 list. This does not mean the product is unsafe, since these labels will be attached to many household products. John Boos & Co. products meet or exceed safety industry standards, and this label indicates we are compliant with the State of California Prop 65 warning label requirements.