Calif.'s Prop 65: Is It Worth The Fight?

Law360, New York (November 2, 2009, 2:49 PM EST) -- California’s Proposition 65 requires businesses to notify consumers that hazardous chemicals may be present in products they buy or places they go. Many of these alleged hazardous chemicals most likely present minimal risk of harm to any single person.

However, a person does not need to suffer any harm to win a lawsuit against a business that is not complying with Proposition 65’s notification requirements. Companies that do not comply with Proposition 65 face a high risk of defending a lawsuit for noncompliance.

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