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What is Prop 65?

California Proposition 65 (Prop 65) is a consumer “right-to-know law”. Unless exempted, businesses may not expose individuals to a listed chemical without first giving a “clear and reasonable warning” (a Prop 65 warning), nor discharge a listed chemical into sources of drinking water. 

The Act lists more than 800 chemicals “known to the state to cause cancer, birth defects or other reproductive toxicity”. This list is updated at least annually. Prop 65 affects all consumer products sold or distributed in California, including textiles, footwear, hard goods, DIY products, toys, juvenile products, stationery, electrical/electronic items and more. 

Service Scope

We can help you to determine whether Prop 65 listed chemicals are present in your products and advise you on strategies for Prop 65 compliance. We offer a new cost effective approach,  Product Evaluation Screening Analysis. 

Stage 1: Product review, identification of parts and materials of concern & screening testing on high risk chemicals based on SGS database. 
Stage 2 (On request): Board-certified toxicologist’s risk evaluation on positive test results based on exposure assessment and safe harbour level.

Test Plan

Sample Size
2 pieces of complete sample + additional components may be required after reviewed the actual sample. 
It will be advised in order confirmation email upon purchase

Turnaround Time (working days)
10-15 Days (Stage 1) + 10-12 Days (Stage 2)

Remarks

Only applicable test items will be conducted on selected product nature and destination market. Detailed test item list will be included in order confirmation email to upon order purchase. 

Turnaround time (TAT) and service price are subject to the content specified in the service scope and feature. Failure to provide test-ready samples or application documents would cause a longer period of TAT.

StrengthS & benefits


Regulatory Experts
Ensure your product compliance to specific countries requirement


Global Network
Provide worldwide coverage and access to all key locations & markets

Order flow

1. Request A Quote

Complete the form to get an initial quote online

2. Confirm Quote

Confirm test and product details to finalize the quote

3. Arrange Payment

Confirm test and product details to finalize the quote

4. Send Sample

Send the sample with the printed form

5. Receive Report

Receive our test report by email

Payment

Online Payment
  • We accept VISA, MASTERCARD and AMERICAN EXPRESS
  • Order acknowledgment email will be sent to you by system after successful payment
  • Order confirmation email with service details will be sent to you within 1 working day by our specialist
Offline Payment
  • We accept T/T bank transfer payment
  • Order acknowledgment email with bank details for payment will be sent to you by system after order submission
  • Please arrange payment and send payment receipt to our specialist by email
  • Order confirmation email with service details will be sent to you after payment verification by our specialist

FAQs

You can submit quote request by completing the form to get an initial quote or reply within 1 working day.

It is not necessary to create an account for quote request, you can complete the form to submit quote request to us.

If you place an order as a guest, please check our notifications at your email box. Please remember to check promotional and junk mail box if you can’t find it.

If you place an order as a member, please log in and check the status of your order under “Quote Request” or “Orders”.

Step 1 – Arrange T/T payment through your preferred bank

Step 2 – Send payment receipt to your dedicated specialist in the acknowledgment email

Step 3 – Your payment will be verified within 2 working days

Step 4 – Confirmation email with service details will be sent upon payment verification

You will receive a test application form, sample requirement and delivery details in confirmation email upon successful payment, please complete the form and send the required sample(s) to our competence centre in Hong Kong.

Please contact your dedicated specialist to submit your request. It will be reviewed case by case depending on the order process.

No, you can’t cancel and refund the paid order unless there is a quality or service delivery issue.

Recommended Blogs

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Prop 65: Approaches to Compliance

To achieve Prop 65 compliance, firms must provide a warning. With different approaches, which is better and more suitable?

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