California Proposition 65

California Proposition 65, also known as the 'Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986', details a list of approximately 900 chemicals and substances that are known by the State of California to cause cancer, birth defects or other reproductive harm.

Under California Proposition 65, businesses are required to provide a warning to California consumers when selling a product that contains any of the listed substances at levels that exceed the safe harbor limits established by the State of California.

Effective with products manufactured after August 30, 2018 – increased and more detailed warning requirements associated with California Proposition 65 take effect.

While S&S Activewear, LLC is neither the manufacturer nor the direct importer of any of the products that we distribute, we have worked extensively with our vendors to identify any items in our assortment that require warnings when sold in the State of California. Through this process, we have confirmed that the vast majority of apparel, headwear, and accessories in our assortment does not require a warning under CA Proposition 65. We have identified a limited number of styles – concentrated in bags and safety wear – which do require the warning.


List of Styles Requiring CA Proposition 65 Warning

Effective August 30, 2018, all items on this list will carry a warning on their specific product pages on our website, in compliance with the new standards for California Proposition 65.

Sample of Product Page
with Warning

Styles that require a warning under California Proposition 65 will display it on our website. Click the link below to view an example.

Sample of Warning
on Packing List

We will also print a warning on all packing lists that contain any item requiring a California Proposition 65 warning.

Sample of Printable
Warning Label

In addition, we are providing a download link to printable warning labels specific to each product, that you may use for inclusion when you are shipping finished product to a California customer.


The State of California maintains a website specifically to address Proposition 65 and its associated warning requirements. A link is below for your further reference.

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