CA Prop 65 Info


The California Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986, also known as “Proposition 65” (“Prop 65”), requires businesses to warn individuals in California regarding the potential exposure to certain substances in products they purchase. For more information go to The State of California has published a list of more than 900 substances that are subject to Prop 65, which it considers to present a risk of cancer, birth defects or other reproductive harm. Substances listed under Prop 65 have been found in a wide-variety of products, such as foods, vitamins and supplements, printer toners, jewelry, lamps, ceramic tableware, lead-crystal glasses, electric cords, automobile components, building hardware, beauty products and furniture.


D&D Technologies’ MagnaLatch®, LokkLatch®, LokkBolt® and SureClose® contain substances listed under Prop 65, including chromium (hexavalent compounds) and lead, which are known to the State of California to cause cancer or birth defects or other reproductive harm. Hexavalent chromium is contained in a rust-resistant coating and lead is in brass alloys. (D&D Technologies does not guarantee or warrant that other Proposition-65-listed substances are not present.) To comply with Prop 65, these products carry the following or a similar warning:


WARNING: Cancer and Reproductive Harm -


D&D wants you to be able to make an informed purchase decision and to be aware of our commitment to making products that are safe and of high quality – the world’s most trusted gate hardware. When possible, D&D Technologies will strive to reduce the presence of Prop 65 listed substances.


All of D&D Technologies’ proprietary products carry a limited Lifetime Warranty, where returned products are responsibly recycled to minimize impact on the environment.