The Proposition 65 List

Current Proposition 65 List

The current Proposition 65 list is available on-line below, as a pdf or Excel download or through WestLaw. The Excel document also includes the listing mechanism for each chemical listing and the safe harbor level, if one has been adopted. A hyperlink is provided for those chemicals for which the basis for listing documentation is available electronically.

What types of chemicals are on the Proposition 65 list?

The list contains a wide range of naturally occurring and synthetic chemicals that are known to cause cancer or birth defects or other reproductive harm. These chemicals include additives or ingredients in pesticides, common household products, food, drugs, dyes, or solvents. Listed chemicals may also be used in manufacturing and construction, or they may be byproducts of chemical processes, such as motor vehicle exhaust. Learn how chemicals are added to the list.

Proposition 65 List

Chemical Name Type of Toxicity (Date Listed) Basis for Listing
Amsacrine
  • Cancer (08/07/2009)
  • LC
Anabolic Steroids
  • Female Reproductive Toxicity (04/01/1990)
  • Male Reproductive Toxicity (04/01/1990)
  • FR
  • FR
Analgesic mixtures containing Phenacetin
  • Cancer (02/27/1987)
  • LC
Androstenedione
  • Cancer (05/03/2011)
  • AB-NTP
Angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors
  • Developmental Toxicity (10/01/1992)
  • FR
Aniline
  • Cancer (01/01/1990)
  • AB-US EPA
Aniline Hydrochloride
  • Cancer (05/15/1998)
  • AB-US EPA
o-Anisidine
  • Cancer (07/01/1987)
  • SQE
o-Anisidine Hydrochloride
  • Cancer (07/01/1987)
  • SQE
Anisindione
  • Developmental Toxicity (10/01/1992)
  • FR
Anthraquinone
  • Cancer (09/28/2007)
  • AB-NTP
Antimony Oxide (Antimony trioxide)
  • Cancer (10/01/1990)
  • AB-IARC
Aramite
  • Cancer (07/01/1987)
  • SQE
Areca Nut
  • Cancer (02/03/2006)
  • LC
Aristolochic Acids
  • Cancer (07/09/2004)
  • LC
Arsenic (inorganic arsenic compounds)
  • Cancer (02/27/1987)
  • LC
Arsenic (inorganic oxides)
  • Developmental Toxicity (05/01/1997)
  • SQE
Asbestos
  • Cancer (02/27/1987)
  • LC
Aspirin (NOTE: It is especially important not to use aspirin during the last three months of pregnancy, unless specifically directed to do so by a physician because it may cause problems in the unborn child or complications during delivery.)
  • Developmental Toxicity (07/01/1990)
  • Female Reproductive Toxicity (07/01/1990)
  • SQE
  • SQE
Atenolol
  • Developmental Toxicity (08/26/1997)
  • FR

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