State of California Information

The state of California has enacted the California Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986 generally referred to as "Proposition 65". Proposition 65 is a far reaching law and applies to any company that operates in California, sells products in California, or manufactures products that may be sold in or brought into California. Proposition 65 requires warning labels on any product that contains or may contain any of the 900-plus elements that California Air Resources Board considers harmful. The penalties for not complying with Proposition 65 are steep. As a result of the steep penalties and because there is no penalty for providing an unnecessary warning, Hand & Hammer and many other manufacturers have elected to provide the Proposition 65 notice out of an abundance of caution in order to avoid the potential for liability. This item is made of polyester and is therefore sold in California with the warning:

!WARNING- Cancer and Reproductive Harm. For more information about Proposition 65 visit