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View Full Discussion Found this on Newegg. can anyone please clarify
WARNING: This product can expose you to chemicals including one or more listed chemicals which are known to the State of California to cause cancer or birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information, go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov
Proposition 65. In summary Nanny State BS. Resolution, ignore anything the state of California tells you and most of all "do not move here".
Prop 65 was well intentioned. But the label you see there is because the people who oppose the law have been trying to take it down by loading up the table of known carcinogens with every chemical known to man. Idea being it will be untenable to use the label if the entire periodic table is listed.
Virtually all chemicals "are known to the State of California" to cause cancer, because the State of California's politicians lack any understanding of how science works. Unless something can be proven to not cause cancer, a standard that is literally impossible to meet, it will be "known to cause cancer" to the State of California.
actually it's because a number of lawyers are attacking the warning label requirements by overloading it with anything that can be remotely considered carcinogenic. The strategy is intended to make the labeling requirement so burdensome that it ends up being rescinded. As with all things, follow the money.
As someone who used to live and work in California, it is somewhat of a joke. Almost all public buildings have these notices. As does just about anything that isn't made out of the most hypoallergenic materials.
A many decades-long campaign to get warning labels rescinded by increasing mandated uses seems highly implausible, at best.
It's really only been the last decade actually.
California is a highly litigious state.
Things have been known to (only) "cause cancer in the state of California" for much longer than a single decade.
the backlash has only been about a decade. The law itself is at least 20 years.
Google is your friend here.