California Proposition 65 Warning

California Proposition 65 Warning

DSM&T product contains chemicals such as lead compounds, nickel, or DINP which are known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information go to

This warning is part of our effort to comply with the California Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986 (known as “Proposition 65”). The warning does not mean that our products will necessarily cause cancer, birth defects, or other reproductive harm. While we believe our products are not harmful when used as designed, and we rely on our suppliers to help with this effort, we also provide these warnings to comply with Proposition 65.

Chemical Presence or Potentially Present in the Products (Limited List):



Diisononyl Phthalate (DINP)

PVC – Polyvinyl Chloride

DSM&T evaluates the updated chemical list periodically. Based on our business operations, product mix and to the best of our knowledge of all raw materials and components used in the manufacturing of our products, we cannot declare that our products are in full compliance with the current list of chemicals identified by the State of California Environmental protection Agency under the statute of Proposition 65. Many of the conductors used in the wire products are copper alloy materials which may contain Beryllium or Nickel, nickel compounds, all of which are present on the current list. In addition, some of our insulation materials may give off trace amounts of formaldehyde gas under extreme fire or burning conditions. These material types are in the design of products to meet or exceed applicable agency and customer specifications.

For these purposes, Proposition 65 compliant means that:

Our suppliers have confirmed the compliance status of the relevant products to us.

We have implemented processes to confirm suppliers’ statements and maintain relevant documents.

If product(s) contain “CSM” Customer Supplied Materials, DSM&T is not responsible for any claims pertaining to the CSM.

If Customer(s) direct DSM&T to use specific materials, it is the Customer’s responsibility to provide the relevant information.

Out of caution and welfare to our customers, DSM&T provides this Alert and with limited information regarding these partial list of Supplier substances manufactured in their products. Our statements in this letter regarding compliance and context do not extend to, or apply to any product subjected to unintended contamination, misuse, neglect, accident, or improper installation.

This certification is subject to change without notice and supersedes any previous issue. The latest revision is available by contacting DSM&T Co., Inc. DSM&T’s sole liability for incorrectly certifying a product shall be either replacement of the DSM&T product or, alternatively and in the sole discretion of DSM&T, return of the purchase price paid for the relevant DSM&T product.


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