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
Benzotrichloride
  • Cancer (07/01/1987)
  • SQE
Benzo[a]pyrene
  • Cancer (07/01/1987)
  • SQE
Benzo[b]fluoranthene
  • Cancer (07/01/1987)
  • SQE
Benzo[j]fluoranthene
  • Cancer (07/01/1987)
  • SQE
Benzo[k]fluoranthene
  • Cancer (07/01/1987)
  • SQE
Benzphetamine Hydrochloride
  • Developmental Toxicity (04/01/1990)
  • FR
Benzyl Chloride
  • Cancer (01/01/1990)
  • AB-IARC
Benzyl Violet 4B
  • Cancer (07/01/1987)
  • SQE
Beryllium and beryllium compounds
  • Cancer (10/01/1987)
  • SQE
Betel quid with tobacco
  • Cancer (01/01/1990)
  • AB-IARC
Betel quid without tobacco
  • Cancer (02/03/2006)
  • LC
Bis(2-chloro-1-methylethyl)ether, Technical Grade
  • Cancer (10/29/1999)
  • SQE
Bis(2-chloroethyl) Ether
  • Cancer (04/01/1988)
  • SQE
Bis(chloromethyl) Ether
  • Cancer (02/27/1987)
  • LC
2,2-Bis(bromomethyl)-1,3-propanediol
  • Cancer (05/01/1996)
  • AB-NTP
Bischloroethyl Nitrosourea (BCNU) (Carmustine)
  • Cancer (07/01/1987)
  • Developmental Toxicity (07/01/1990)
  • SQE
  • FR
Bisphenol A (BPA)
  • Developmental Toxicity (04/11/2013)
  • Female Reproductive Toxicity (05/11/2015)
  • AB-NTP-CERHR
  • SQE
Bitumens, extracts of steam-refined and air refined
  • Cancer (01/01/1990)
  • AB-IARC
Bracken Fern
  • Cancer (01/01/1990)
  • AB-IARC
Bromacil Lithium Salt
  • Developmental Toxicity (05/18/1999)
  • Male Reproductive Toxicity (01/17/2003)
  • AB-US EPA
  • SQE

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