California Proposition 65

Concerning the sale of WPG products in California:

Proposition 65 Warning: Some products sold on this website contain chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm.

These items are specified by a standard Prop 65 warning on their respective product pages.

For more information, see the California Proposition 65 website.

For re-sellers of Wood's Powr-Grip products:

For Internet & Catalog Sales

For internet and catalog sales, regulations require that the warning below be displayed "prior to or during purchase of the consumer product, without requiring the purchaser to seek out the warning." See below for "Affected Products".

WARNING: This product can expose you to chemicals including lead, which is known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.

(Download the official image here.) More information on recent guidelines.

For Physical Retailers

Physical retailers of Wood’s Powr-Grip Co., Inc. products that may enter the stream of commerce in California, have a duty to provide a warning to the purchaser of WPG products. A retailer must post a warning sign at the retail outlet at the point of display, at the checkout counter, or on the product so that it is likely to be seen and read by the purchaser of WPG products. The warning in the link below (Affected Products), if properly displayed, satisfies the clear and reasonable warning requirement of the statute.


Affected Products

Prop 65 Lead Warning - applies to products with brass fittings and parts, including:

Vacuum Lifters
Hand-Held Vacuum Cups with Metal Handles or Hybrid Handles
Certain Replacement Parts

The full list can be found here: Browse List


Formerly Affected Products

These products are now free of Prop 65 listed chemicals: Small and Industrial Grade Plastic Cups