Prop. 65 Info

The State of California implemented Proposition 65, or the Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986, to inform Californians about exposure to certain chemicals known to cause cancer and/or birth defects or other reproductive harm. 

We, at HTP America, Inc./USAWeld, value your health and safety, and want to provide you with information that allows you to make informed decisions about the products you purchase from us. 

Throughout our site, in compliance with California Proposition 65, you may see the following warning:

Warning: Welding and cutting equipment, accessories, and fumes can expose you to chemicals, including Chromium (Hexavalent Compounds), Lead, and Nickel, which are known to the State of California to cause cancer and/or birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information, please visit

If you want to learn more about Proposition 65 and/or the chemicals you are exposed to when welding, please visit the site at the link provided above. The California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) provides a wealth of information in an easy to navigate manner.