Attention California Residents:

California's Proposition 65 entitles California consumers to special warnings for products that contain, or will expose consumer, to chemicals known to the state of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. We care about our customers' safety and hope that the information below helps with your buying decisions.

The general Proposition 65 notice is as follows:
WARNING: This product contains chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm.

In addition, there are specific warnings for the following specific product(s)/product categories:

Lead Acid Batteries

California requires the following notice:

WARNING: Battery posts, terminals and related accessories contain lead and lead compounds, chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer and reproductive harm. Batteries also contain other chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer. Wash hands after handling.

Power Tools and Accessories

California requires the following notice:

WARNING: Some dust created by power sanding, sawing, grinding, drilling, and other construction activities contains chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. Some examples of these chemicals are:

·  lead from lead-based paints,

·  crystalline silica from bricks and cement and other masonry products, and

·  arsenic and chromium from chemically treated lumber.

Your risk from exposure to these chemicals varies, depending on how often you do this type of work. To reduce your exposure, work in a well-ventilated area and with approved safety equipment, such as dust masks that are specially designed to filter out microscopic particles.

Ceramicware; Glassware; Cookware with Brass Components

Lead levels in the product comply with FDA standards. California requires the following separate notice on the product packaging:

WARNING: Use or handling of this product may expose you to lead, a chemical known to the State of California to cause birth defects or other reproductive harm. Wash hands after handling.

Ceramic Tableware

WARNING: Use of certain tableware will expose you to lead, a chemical known to the State of California to cause birth defects or other reproductive harm. Patterns identified with yellow triangle symbol are the ones for which this warning is given.

Lead Crystal Glassware (Food Use)

Lead levels in the crystal glassware for food use comply with FDA standards, however, California requires the following separate notice:

WARNING: Consuming foods or beverages that have been kept or served in leaded crystal products will expose you to lead, a chemical known to the State of California to cause birth defects or other reproductive harm.

Decanters require the additional statement: Leaded crystal decanters shall be used for pouring beverages or decorative purposes only.

Beauty and Skin Care Products

California requires the following notice on beauty and skin care products that contain progesterone:

WARNING: This product contains progesterone, a chemical known to the State of California to cause cancer. Consult with your physician before using this product.

Fashion Accessories

California requires the following notice on fashion accessories that contain lead:

WARNING: This product contains lead, a chemical known to the State of California to cause birth defects or other reproductive harm. Do not allow children to mouth or chew.

Canned foods, Bottled Foods and Beverages

California requires the following notice:

WARNING: Many cans containing foods and beverages sold here have epoxy linings used to avoid microbial contamination and extend shelf life. Lids on jars and caps on bottles may also have epoxy linings. Some of these linings can leach small amounts of bisphenol A (BPA) into the food or beverage. BPA is known to the State of California to cause harm to the female reproductive system. For more information, go tohttp://oehha.ca.gov/prop65.html

Hard Plastic Packaging and Eyewear

WARNING: Some hard plastic packaging and eyewear contain bisphenol A (BPA), a chemical known to the State of California to cause harm to the female reproductive system. For more information, go to http://oehha.ca.gov/prop65.html

Tiffany Lamps and Tiffany Style Decorations

California requires the following notice:

WARNING: This product contains lead, a chemical known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects (or other reproductive harm). Please wash hands thoroughly after handling this product.

Gardening Hoses

California requires the following notice:

WARNING: This hose contains chemical(s), including lead, known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects and other reproductive harm. Do not drink water from this hose. Wash hands after use.

PVC Coated Products; PVC Coated Wires and Cables

California requires the following notice:

WARNING: This product contains lead, a chemical known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm.Wash hands after handling.