Types of Chemicals on the California Proposition 65 List

Question Posed:

What types of chemicals are on the California Proposition 65 list?

Answer Provided:

The list contains a wide range of naturally occurring and synthetic chemicals that are known to cause cancer or birth defects or other reproductive harm. These chemicals include additives or ingredients in pesticides, common household products, food, drugs, dyes, or solvents. Listed chemicals may also be used in manufacturing and construction, or they may be byproducts of chemical processes, such as motor vehicle exhaust.

Reference: https://oehha.ca.gov/proposition-65/proposition-65-list

***Article contents valid as of 2017-10-05

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