California Proposition 65 Statement
California Proposition 65 (also known as the Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986) refers to the California legislation that was intended by its authors to protect California citizens and the State’s drinking water sources from chemicals known to cause cancer, birth defects or other reproductive harm, and to inform citizens about exposures to such chemicals. By law, a warning must be given for Prop. 65 listed chemicals that are known to the State of California to cause cancer and/or birth defects/reproductive toxicity. An exemption from the warning requirement is provided by the Act when it can be demonstrated that product exposure is at or below “safe harbor levels”; that is, the levels pose no significant risk of cancer or birth defects/reproductive toxicity.
WARNING: Lithium-ion batteries and products that contain lithium-ion batteries can expose you to chemicals including cobalt lithium nickel oxide, and nickel, which are known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information, go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.
WARNING: Lead-acid batteries contain lead, which can cause birth defects or other reproductive harm. Exposure to lead during pregnancy can affect brain development and cause learning and behavior problems for the child. Exposure to lead can harm the reproductive systems of men and women. Exposure to lead and lead compounds may increase cancer risk, which are known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information, go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.