California Proposition 65
What is California Proposition 65?
Proposition 65 was passed in 1986 with the intention of increasing
accountability and preventing people and companies from dumping toxic
material in California waters. It is known as "The Safe Drinking Water
and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986," and it enforces the idea that people
have the right to know about the presence of dangerous chemicals in
their food and water. On this basic level, it is a well-spirited law
which we enthusiastically support.
Why do I have a Prop 65 warning on my herbal products?
Proposition 65 is a unique California law that requires California-owned businesses (that manufacture their own products) to include a warning on any products that contain quantifiable amounts of over eight-hundred possible chemicals, many of which are naturally occurring. We assure you that the products we sell are safe and comply with industry standards for safety. Because of the unique nature of this state specific law which only applies to California, products we purchase that are manufactured in California and shipped to us because we are located in California, may have this warning label. This warning is the same one that is found throughout hotels, gas stations, airports, golf courses, public parks, and other public buildings found throughout the state. You will not find this label on our products that are not manufactured in California, even if the ingredient list is the same.