Second Hand Tobacco Smoke and Tobacco
Tobacco products and tobacco smoke and its by-
products contain many chemicals that are known to the
State of California to cause cancer, and birth defects or
other reproductive harm. Smoking may occur in
certain common and private areas.
Furnishings, Hardware, and Electrical
Room furnishings and building materials contain
formaldehyde, which is known to the State of
California to cause cancer. Furniture, foams, brass
keys, electrical power cords, carpeting, carpet padding,
wall coverings, wood surfaces, and vinyl, contain a
number of chemicals, including lead, and
formaldehyde, known to cause cancer, and/or birth
defects or other reproductive harm. Their presence in
these materials can lead to exposures.
Pest Control and Landscaping.
Pests control and landscaping products used to control
insects and weeds contain resmethrin, mycobutonil,
triforine and arsenic trioxide which are known to the
State to cause cancer and/or birth defects or other
Mold and Fungi.
Certain molds and fungi contain chemicals, including
sterigmatocystin, known to the State of California to
Construction and Maintenance Materials.
Construction and maintenance materials contain
Proposition 65-listed chemicals, such as roofing
materials manufactured with vinyl chloride monomer,
benzene and ceramic fibers, which are known to cause
cancer, or birth defects or other reproductive harm.
Construction materials used in walls, floors, ceilings
and outside cladding contain chemicals, such as
formaldehyde resin, asbestos, arsenic, cadmium and
creosote, which are released as gases or vapors during
normal degradation or deterioration, and as dust or
particulate when disturbed during repairs, maintenance
or renovation, all of which can lead to exposures.
Certain Products Used In Cleaning And
Certain cleaning products used for special cleaning
purposes such as graffiti removal and spot and stain
lifters contain chlorinated solvents including
perchloroethylene and urinal odor cakes contain
paradichlorobenzene which are Proposition 65-listed
chemicals known to cause cancer or birth defects or
other reproductive harm.
Swimming Pools and Hot Tubs.
The use and maintenance of a variety of recreational
activities and facilities such as swimming pools and hot
tubs where chlorine and bromine are used in the
disinfecting process can cause exposures to chloroform
and bromoform which are chemicals known to the State
of California to cause cancer.
Paint and Painted Surfaces.
Certain paints and painted surfaces contain chemicals,
such as lead and crystalline silica, that are known to the
State of California to cause cancer, and/or birth defects
or other reproductive harm. Lead-based paint chips
may be ingested and crystalline silica may be released
into the air and lead to exposures.
Engine Related Exposures.
The operation and maintenance of engines, including
automobiles, vans, maintenance vehicles, recreational
vehicles, and other small internal combustion engines
are associated with this residential rental facility.
Motor vehicle fuels and engine exhaust contain many
Proposition 65-listed chemicals, including benzene,
carbon monoxide and, for diesel engines, diesel
exhaust, which are known to the State of California to
cause cancer, and/or birth defects or other reproductive
harm. In parking structures and garages, exhaust fumes
can concentrate, increasing your exposure to these
Combustion sources such as gas stoves, fireplaces, and
barbeques contain or produce a large number of
chemicals, including acetaldehyde, benzene and carbon
monoxide, known to the State of California to cause
cancer, and/or birth defects or other reproductive harm
which are found in the air of this complex. Any time
organic matter such as gas, charcoal or wood is burned,
Proposition 65-listed chemicals are released into the air.