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Contact: Nate Herman, TGA's Director of Government Relations, at 877-842-1938, x-708 or nate@travel-goods.org

Product safety — 47 more California Proposition 65 notices issued

Four Proposition 65 (Prop 65) litigants have issued 47 new "60-day" notices in recent weeks, alleging that brands and retailers sold tote bags (Notice 1; Notice 2), fashion accessories (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; Notice 25), wallets (Notice 1), cosmetic and toiletries cases (Notice 1; Notice 2; Notice 3; Notice 4; Notice 5; Notice 6), belts (Notice 1), jewelry (Notice 1; Notice 2; Notice 3; Notice 4), footwear (Notice 1; Notice 2; Notice 3; Notice 4; Notice 5; Notice 6; Notice 7; Notice 8; Notice 9; Notice 10; Notice 11; Notice 12), and training and fitness suits (Notice 1) in California that contained phthalates and lead in violation of Prop 65. The 47 new notices bring this year's total to 328 cases involving travel goods and fashion related products. TGA has included these notices, along with all other travel goods and fashion-related notices for the past three years, 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 at 703-797-9062.






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