California Proposition 65

The State of California has updated its Proposition 65 law, now requiring all manufacturers/resellers to post warnings about specific chemicals which are on California’s list for potentially causing cancer, birth defects or reproductive harm.

“WARNING: This product can expose you to chemicals including [chemicals noted below ], which is [are] known to the State of California to cause cancer, and birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information go to”


A majority of Lustre Products manufactured goods contain Stainless Steel and Steel (sheet/bar/components). Steel is an iron alloy with several metals including Nickel and Chromium. Both Nickel and Chromium are known to the State of California to cause cancer and reproductive harm, respectfully. This warning applies to stainless steels as well all Steel alloy goods.

7440-47-3     Chromium

7440-02-0     Nickel


Lustre Products utilizes brass alloys in the manufacture of several products and components. Although our parts are machined from solid high quality brass alloys, there are still trace levels of lead inside the metal alloy. Lead is known to the state of California to cause cancer and reproductive harm.

7440-50-8    Copper

7439-92-1    Lead


Lustre Products manufactures finished goods and components from Copper Alloys  Under normal use and handling of the solid form of this material there are few health hazards.

Cutting, welding, melting, grinding, etc. of these materials will produce dust, fume or particulate containing the component elements of these materials.

7440-50-8    Copper

7439-92-1    Lead


Lustre Products has several machined and cast aluminum components. Most of the aluminum alloys used today contain some level of lead, usually less than .1%. Lead is known to the state of California to cause cancer and reproductive harm. Most aluminum alloys are physiologically inert in their solid form and the lead is safely contained within, however user-generated dust and/or fumes may pose a hazard if inhaled or ingested. Heating beyond a certain temperature may also provide avenues for exposure.

7429-90-5        Aluminum


Powder Coating is an applied coating that contains chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer, birth defects or other reproductive harm. Only when in respirable particle form but not when they are bound in a hardened film.

13467-67-7    Titanium Dioxide

1333-86-4    Carbon Black


Lustre Products manufactures several products and components from PPE (Polypropylene polymer matrix) and UHMW plastics.

9010-79-1     Propylene/ethylene copolymer

13463-67-7    Titanium Dioxide

1333-86-4    Carbon Black


PVC is a very common plastic used throughout modern society. Lustre Products also uses some components manufactured from PVC. During the manufacturing of PVC there are a chemicals called DINP, DEHP, or DOP used as a plasticizer. It is known that under certain circumstances small amounts of plasticizers can leach out of PVC products. DINP has been classified by the State of California as a potentially cancer causing cancer.

Diisononyl phthalate (DINP) is used to soften or “plasticize” vinyl. DINP is a general purpose plasticizer used in a multitude of vinyl products that demand flexibility, durability and specific functionality.

68515-48-0    DINP

28553-12-0    DINP


Assembled products and components may contain rubber gaskets or seals as found in our suction cups. Butadiene is a gas which is used to produce rubber products such as tires, resins, plastics and other synthetic rubbers. Butadiene is also found in vehicle exhaust and tobacco smoke. Butadiene should not be present in its gaseous form when considering the final rubber product; however it is impossible to guarantee that there is no chance of contamination or outgassing. Butadiene is known to cause cancer and reproductive harm.

106-99-0          BUTADIENE

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