Stainless Steel and Proposition 65

Question: If a part is made of pure stainless steel, is it out of scope of Proposition 65?

Answer: Potentially, yes. Chromium in stainless steel is typically Cr0, meaning that it is in its pure elemental form. Stainless steels are considered inherently non-hazardous, with many grades approved for food contact.

You can read more about the requirements for Proposition 65 in our whitepaper, Understanding the Safe Drinking Water & Toxic Enforcement Act.

 

This content is accurate as of March 29, 2019.

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