Suppliers Charged With Violating California Proposition 65

Fourteen bicyclesuppliers have been charged with violating Proposition 65 under the

California Health and Safety Code.

Published NOVEMBER 04, 2005 — MONTGOMERYVILLE, PA (BRAIN)

Fourteen
bicycle suppliers have been charged with violating Proposition 65 under
the California Health and Safety Code. The Bicycle Products Suppliers
Association has scheduled a conference call on Monday to discuss how to
address the issue and assign a task force.



An attorney with the Klamath Environmental Law Center,
representing the Mateel Environmental Justice Foundation, sent a letter
last month informing some companies that the outer casing on brake and
derailleur cables as well as some plastic handlebar grips they produce
contain lead and lead compounds.



Under Proposition 65, businesses are required to warn
consumers about exposure to hazardous materials that can cause cancer,
birth defects and reproductive harm