Don't Despair, There Are Defenses To Prop 65 Claims

Law360, New York (October 6, 2015, 11:44 AM EDT) -- Ken D. Kronstadt

Lee S. Brenner Proposition 65, the California Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act,[1] was passed in November 1986 through California's ballot initiative process. Prop 65 requires, in pertinent part, that any person who knowingly and intentionally exposes any individual to carcinogens and reproductive toxins listed pursuant to Prop 65 must give a clear and reasonable warning to that individual.[2] In short, Prop 65 is the reason why you see "Warning" signs virtually everywhere you go in California: restaurants, shoe stores, pharmacies, gas stations, hardware stores, office buildings, your local coffee shop and even hospitals. Prop 65 applies...

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