Prop 65 Letter

Prop 65 Changes to Labeling Effective August 30, 2018

All re-sellers of Simmons 800SB Series yard hydrants and 850SB repair kits must display the below warning on all printed advertising and internet sites.

The Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986, better known as Proposition 65, requires businesses operating in the state of California to provide adequate warnings about exposure to, or the discharge of, chemicals that cause cancer or reproductive toxicity.

The changes to Proposition 65 on August 30, 2016:

  • New labeling requirements that will include specific information about the prop 65 chemical(s) and the potential harm from exposure to that chemical.
  • A warning symbol consisting of an equilateral triangle with a black outline present on the label.
  • A link to the Prop 65 website where the consumer can learn more about the warning.
  • The word “WARNING,” in all capital letters.New Prop 65 Warning Label


For a complete list of check and foot valves please click the links below:

Silicon Bronze Check Valves
Silicon Bronze Foot Valves
Stainless Steel Check Valves
Stainless Steel Foot Valves
Ductile Iron Check Valves
Plastic Check Valves
Plastic Foot Valves
Cast Iron Foot Valves

Industry Braces for Lead-Content Law Taking Effect in 2014

Back inventory of products not meeting the definition of lead-free under the Reduction of Lead in Drinking Water Act [PDF] can no longer be used after January 3, 2014, unless the product is  exempted under the law. NGWA members should begin now to plan their production, purchasing, and inventory management to meet this deadline in the United States.

The Reduction of Lead in Drinking Water Act changed the definition of lead-free to mean not containing more than a weighted average of 0.25% lead when used with respect to the wetted surfaces of pipes, pipe fittings, plumbing fittings, and fixtures.

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