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New California labeling requirement - Prop 65

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I saw an item in today's ADI e-news that could have an impact on every liquor bottle sold in California: New Prop 65 Labelling Requirements Take Effect August 30

This could be huge as many beverage alcohol components, including ethanol itself, fall under the new regulation: Acetaldehyde, Methanol, Furfural alcohol,... etc. 

For the complete list of Prop 65 ingredients, please see: https://oehha.ca.gov/proposition-65/chemicals

Liquor bottles appear to fall under the regulation, so booze sold in California may have to wear a warning label as of August 30... unless, of course, this contradicts the TTBs regulation against having any health claims on liquor labels. 

Warning 

WARNING: This product can expose you to chemicals including [name of one or more chemicals], which is [are] known to the State of California to cause cancer [and] [or] [birth defects or other reproductive harm]. 

For more information, visit www.P65Warnings.ca.gov

 

 

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