More California Proposition 65 Notices Issued as New Warning Label Requirements in Effect

October 11, 2018 – On September 24, President Trump imposed New “60-day” notices have been issued alleging that brands and retailers sold totes (Notice 1, Notice 2, Notice 3, Notice 4, Notice 5, Notice 6), handbags (Notice 1, Notice 2, Notice 3, Notice 4, Notice 5, Notice 6), travel sets (Notice 1, Notice 2), luggage tags (Notice 1, Notice 2), wallets (Notice 1, Notice 2), backpacks (Notice 1, Notice 2, Notice 3, Notice 4), smartphone pouches (Notice 1), smartphone wallets (Notice 1), pet carriers (Notice 1, Notice 2), cosmetic bags (Notice 1, Notice 2, Notice 3), and first aid kits (Notice 1) in California that contained lead, di (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) and/or diisononyl phthalate (DINP) in violation of a California law known as Proposition 65 (Prop 65). The notices serve as intent to bring lawsuits against the recipients of the notices that sold these products. Meanwhile, on August 30, 2018, California imposed new Proposition 65 warning label requirements. TGA recently published a new member-only tool for TGA members on how to comply with the new California Prop 65 warning label requirements. For more information on Prop 65, please go to the Prop 65 page on the TGA website or contact TGA’s Nate Herman, nate@travel-goods.org, 202-853-9351.