Prop 65 Settlements

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Prop 65 Settlements
Prop 65 Settlements

Companies often keep up with settlements of Proposition 65 complaints to maintain an understanding of the way judges interpret the law and the legal precedents set by each decision. A variety of Prop 65 settlements have resolved in recent months, which have resulted in either reformulation or labeling on an array of products ranging from beach umbrellas to jewelry organizers to pet toys. Check below for links to these settlements, accompanied by an assessment of what they mean for manufacturers.

Offending Product(s) Listed Chemical(s) Relevant Exposure Limit(s)
  • Storage Jewelry Organizer
  • Keychain with Brown Tassels
  • DEHP (Di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate)
  • DIDP (Di-isodecyl phthalate)
  • DINP (Diisononyl phthalate)
  • BBP (Butyl benzyl phthalate)
  • DnHP (Di-n-hexyl phthalate)
  • DBP (Di-n-butyl phthalate)
  • 1,000 parts-per-million (ppm)
  • Copper or Other Metal Barware and Kitchenware with Brass Handles
  • Lead
  • 200 ppm
  • Pet Waste Tools with Vinyl / PVC Grips
  • DEHP
  • 1,000 ppm
  • Safety Armbands
  • Lead
  • 100 ppm
  • 1 microgram (µ)
  • Vinyl / PVC Audio Cables
  • DEHP
  • 1,000 ppm
  • Jewelry Boxes
  • Lead
  • 100 ppm
  • Costume and Costume Accessory Storage Cases
  • DEHP
  • DBP
  • DINP
  • DIDP
  • DnHP
  • BBP
  • 1,000 ppm
  • Inflatable Buffet & Salad Serving Bar
  • DINP
  • 1,000 ppm
  • Ice Scoop
  • BPA (Bisphenol A)
  • Any detectable amount
  • Watch Bands
  • DEHP
  • 1,000 ppm
  • Vinyl / PVC Golf Bag Rain Hoods
  • DEHP
  • 1,000 ppm
  • Polycarbonate Goblet
  • Da Vinci Salad Server
  • BPA
  • Any detectable amount
  • Beach Umbrella and Cases
  • DEHP
  • 1,000 ppm
  • Padlocks
  • Lead
  • 100 ppm
  • Cable Locks
  • DBP
  • DINP
  • 1,000 ppm
  • Pet Waste Bag Holders
  • DEHP
  • 1,000 ppm
  • Creme Filled Ginger Cookies
  • Acrylamide
  • 281 parts-per-billion (ppb)

Applied Technical Services is a trusted consumer product testing company. Our experienced chemists detect an array of Prop 65 listed compounds at concentrations below mandated detection limits using a variety of testing methods. We work alongside manufacturers/importers, legal professionals, toxicologists, and consumer advocacy groups to ensure Proposition 65 compliance.

If you need a product tested for Prop 65 compliance, contact ATS today — we take a closer look!