Section 25605 - Environmental Exposure Warnings - Content (California Code of Regulations)

§ 25605. Environmental Exposure Warnings - Content

(a) Unless otherwise specified in Section 25607.1 et seq., a warning meets the requirements of this subarticle if it is provided using one or more of the methods required in Section 25604 and includes all the following elements:

(1) The symbol required in Section 25603(a)(1).

(2) The word "WARNING:" in all capital letters and bold print.

(3) For exposures to listed carcinogens, the words, "Entering this area can expose you to chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer, including [name of one or more chemicals], from [name of one or more sources of exposure]. For more information go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov."

(A) For exposures to a single carcinogen, the following words may be used: "Entering this area can expose you to [name of chemical] from [name of one or more sources of exposure]. [Name of chemical] is known to the State of California to cause cancer. For more information, go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov."

(4) For exposures to listed reproductive toxicants, the words, "Entering this area can expose you to chemicals known to the State of California to cause birth defects or other reproductive harm, including [name of one or more chemicals], from [name of one or more sources of exposure]. For more information go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov."

(A) For exposures to a single reproductive toxicant, the following words may be used: "Entering this area can expose you to [name of chemical] from [name of one or more sources of exposure]. [Name of chemical] is known to the State of California to cause birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information, go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov."

(5) For exposures to both listed carcinogens and reproductive toxicants, the words, "Entering this area can expose you to chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm, including [name of one or more chemicals known to cause cancer and name of one or more chemicals known to cause birth defects or other reproductive harm], from [name of one or more sources of exposure]. For more information go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov."

(6) For exposures to a single chemical that is listed as both a carcinogen and a reproductive toxicant, the following words may be used, "Entering this area can expose you to [name of chemical] from [name of one or more sources of exposure]. [Name of chemical] is known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov."

(1. Change without regulatory effect adding section filed 9-5-2008 pursuant to section 100, title 1, California Code of Regulations (Register 2008, No. 36). 2. Repealer and new section filed 8-30-2016; operative 8-30-2018 pursuant to Government Code section 11343.4(b)(2). For current law, see sections under Article 6, operative until August 30, 2018 (Register 2016, No. 36). 3. Change without regulatory effect amending subsection (a)(2) filed 1-9-2017 pursuant to section 100, title 1, California Code of Regulations (Register 2017, No. 2). 4. Change without regulatory effect amending section heading filed 8-30-2018 pursuant to section 100, title 1, California Code of Regulations (Register 2018, No. 35).)

Note: Authority cited: Section 25249.12, Health and Safety Code. Reference: Sections 25249.6 and 25249.11, Health and Safety Code.

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