PROP 65

U.S. Travel Goods Industry Faces More California Prop 65 Notices; TGA Prop 65 Best Practices Guidance

U.S. Travel Goods Industry Faces More California Prop 65 Notices; TGA Prop 65 Best Practices Guidance

August 8, 2019 – In the last two months, new California Proposition 65 (Prop 65) “60-day” notices have been issued alleging that brands and retailers sold totes (Notice 1, Notice 2, Notice 3), stadium bags (Notice 1), duffel bags (Notice 1), passport holders (Notice 1), luggage tags (Notice 1), handbags (Notice 1, Notice 2, Notice 3, Notice 4, Notice 5, Notice 6, Notice 7, Notice 8, Notice 9, Notice 10, Notice 11, Notice 12, Notice 13, Notice 14, Notice 15, Notice 16, Notice 17, Notice 18, Notice 19, Notice 20, Notice 21, Notice 22, Notice 23, Notice 24), wallets (Notice 1, Notice 2, Notice 3, Notice 4, Notice 5, Notice 6), backpacks (Notice 1, Notice 2, Notice 3, Notice 4, Notice 5, Notice 6, Notice 7, Notice 8, Notice 9, Notice 10, Notice 11), cosmetic bags (Notice 1, Notice 2, Notice 3, Notice 4, Notice 5, Notice 6, Notice 7, Notice 8), travel cases (Notice 1), travel pillows (Notice 1), phone/tablet cases/holders/sleeves/dry bags (Notice 1, Notice 2, Notice 3, Notice 4, Notice 5, Notice 6, Notice 7), fanny packs (Notice 1, Notice 2, Notice 3, Notice 4, Notice 5, Notice 6), and travel kits (Notice 1, Notice 2, Notice 3) in California that contained di (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP), Di-n-butyl phthalate (DBP), 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 that made and sold these products. Check out TGA’s California Proposition 65 (Prop 65) Best Practices Guidance. This member-only guidance details best practices in developing your company’s Prop 65 testing and warning label protocol, including recommendations on which warning label text to use, where to place the warning label text, and how to test for Prop 65 listed chemicals in your products. 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.

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More California Proposition 65 Notices Issued

More California Proposition 65 Notices Issued

October 19, 2017 – New “60-day” notices have been issued alleging that brands and retailers sold travel bags, garment bags, totes (Notice 1), totes (Notice 2), handbags (Notice 1)handbags (Notice 2), handbags (Notice 3), handbags (Notice 4), luggage tags (Notice 1), luggage tags (Notice 2), and luggage tags (Notice 3) in California that contained di (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP), Di-n-butyl phthalate (DBP), and/or di-isononyl 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. 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.

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More California Proposition 65 Notices Issued

More California Proposition 65 Notices Issued

New “60-day” notices have been issued alleging that brands and retailers sold backpacks (Notice 1, Notice 2, Notice 3), fashion wallets, and design bags in California that contained di (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) in violation of a California law known as Proposition 65 (Prop 65). The notices serve as intent to bring lawsuits against the recipients that sold these products. For more information on Prop 65, please go to the Prop 65 page on the TGA website or contact TGA’s Nate Herman, 202-853-9351.

More California Proposition 65 Notices Issued

More California Proposition 65 Notices Issued

New “60-day” notices have been issued alleging that brands and retailers sold handbags, luggage tags, travel set cases, and bike bags in California that contained di (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) in violation of a California law known as Proposition 65 (Prop 65). The notices serve as intent to bring lawsuits against the recipients that sold these products. For more information on Prop 65, please go to the Prop 65 page on the TGA website or contact TGA’s Nate Herman, 202-853-9351.

More California Proposition 65 Notices Issued

More California Proposition 65 Notices Issued

New “60-day” notices have been issued alleging that brands and retailers sold luggage, vinyl/PVC travel bags, wallets, luggage tags, clutch purses with plastic exteriors, and ID/passport holders in California that contained di (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) in violation of a California law known as Proposition 65 (Prop 65). The notices serve as intent to bring lawsuits against the recipients that sold these products. For more information on Prop 65, please go to the Prop 65 page on the TGA website or contact TGA’s Nate Herman, 202-853-9351.

More California Proposition 65 Notices Issued

More California Proposition 65 Notices Issued

Since the beginning of 2017, new “60-day” notices have been issued alleging that brands and retailers sold Backpacks, Running Packs, Toiletry Bags, Vinyl/PVC Cases, Phone Handbags, and Messenger Bags in California that contained Diisononyl phthalate (DINP) and di (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) in violation of a California law known as Proposition 65 (Prop 65). The notices serve as intent to bring lawsuits against the recipients that sold these products. For more information on Prop 65, please go to the Prop 65 page on the TGA website or contact TGA’s Nate Herman, 202-853-9351.

New California Proposition 65 Notices Issued

New California Proposition 65 Notices Issued

New “60-day” notices have been issued alleging that brands and retailers sold travel accessories (Notice 1) and other items in California that contained lead, di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate (DEHP), diisononyl phthalate (DINP), Di-isodecyl phthalate (DIDP), and/or di-n-butyl phthalate (DBP) in violation of California’s Prop 65. The notices serve as intent to bring lawsuits against the recipients that sold these products. TGA has included these notices in the TGA Prop 65 “60 Day Notice” running list. TGA will continue to update this list on a regular basis to help catalog the effects of this law on the travel goods industry. For more information on Prop 65, please go to the Prop 65 page on the TGA website or contact TGA’s Nate Herman, 202-853-9351.

California Proposition 65 – AUG-05-2015

New California Proposition 65 notices issued

August 5, 2015 – New “60-day” notices have been issued alleging that brands and retailers sold wallets, handbags, purses and clutches made with leather, vinyl, or imitation leather materials (Notice 1), vinyl/PVC gloves (Notice 1, Notice 2, Notice 3, Notice 4, Notice 5, Notice 6, Notice 7), and other products in California that contained lead, di (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP), di-isodecyl phthalate (DIDP), and/or diisononyl phthalate in violation of a California law known as Proposition 65 (Prop 65). The notices serve as intent to bring lawsuits against the recipients that sold these products. TGA has included these notices in the TGA Prop 65 “60 Day Notice” running list. TGA will continue to update this list on a regular basis to help catalog the effects of this law on the travel goods industry. For more information on Prop 65, please go to the Prop 65 page on the TGA website or contact TGA’s Nate Herman, 703-797-9062.