California’s Proposition 65 requires that a clear and reasonable warning be provided prior to exposing individuals in California to certain chemicals and substances, including wood dust. DeckWise® cares about our customers' safety and we hope that this information below helps with your buying decisions.
The basic Proposition 65 notice is as follows: WARNING: This product features chemical substances recognized to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive system harm.
In compliance with California Proposition 65, we are providing the following warning:
WARNING: Drilling, sawing, sanding or machining wood products generates wood dust and other substances known to the State of California to cause cancer. Avoid inhaling dust generated from wood products or use a mask or other safeguards for personal protection.
Wood products emit chemicals known to the State of California to cause birth defects or other reproductive harm.
California Health and Safety Code Section 25249.6
Your risk of exposure to wood dust and other chemicals varies, depending on how often you do this type of work. To reduce your exposure, work in a well-ventilated area and with approved safety equipment, such as dust masks that are specially designed to filter out microscopic particles.
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