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California’s Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986, more commonly known as CalProp 65, is a 27-year-old law that solely applies to the State of California. According to California’s Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment, Cal Prop 65 “was intended 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.” Through this law, in California, if it exceeds the perceived safety levels the State has set for various elements. California’s OEHHA website also states that a “Proposition 65 warning does not necessarily mean a product is in violation of any product-safety standards or requirements.” All companies have to follow Prop 65, which basically is a disclaimer we have to inform California customers of whether there's chemicals present or not. This does not indicate that we use chemicals or things that are cancerous.  Prop 65 just directs you to a list of ingredients that may have caused cancer in the past.  For example, coconut oil is on the list.  Coconut oil is 100% natural and beneficial to the body, but it is on the Prop 65 list of "may be hazardous".  It's up to you as a consumer to look at the list, compare ingredients in any products and decide if it's for you.  Please click on the link below for more information. oehha.ca.gov/prop65/prop65_list/files/P65single012315.pdf

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