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Prop 65 lawsuit?

This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet

Executive Summary

Jarrow Formulas intends to sue SierraSil marketer Sierra Mountain Minerals in January for violations of California's Proposition 65, according to a recent notice letter filed with the state's Attorney General's office. Jarrow alleges that lead, mercury and arsenic levels in the SierraSil ingredient are high enough to require special warning labeling under the state law: roughly 22 times the allowable lead, seven times the allowable mercury and four times the allowable arsenic are present in each daily dose, according to Jarrow. Prop 65 violations have been occurring since at least November 2001, Jarrow adds. The ingredient is available in four products under the SierraSil brand: Joint Formula Powder, Joint Formula, Joint Plus and Osteo Formula. State government officials have 60 days to file a lawsuit in lieu of Jarrow...

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