Lyndhurst, New Jersey-based Hop Industries Corp., makers of synthetic paper it calls Hop-Syn that is used in a variety of applications, including point-of-purchase displays, banners and backlit signs, announces that its Hop-Syn synthetic paper is compliant with California’s Proposition 65.
The company says the paper meets the August 30, 2018, revision of California Proposition 65’s strict “safe harbor” standards for No Significant Risk Levels of toxic chemicals, heavy metals, and phthalates. The Prop 65 compliance confirms that Hop-Syn synthetic papers can be safely used in a variety of packaging, labeling, and printing applications, the company says.
In addition, products that use Hop-Syn will not require a California warning label.
Hop-Syn is also compliant with CONEG (Coalition of Northeastern Governors), RoHS (Restriction of Hazardous Substances), and REACH (Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals) environmental standards.
“Prop 65 is an important environmental standard that now has implications beyond the state of California,” says Jack Smith, senior vice president with Hop Industries. “Throughout the nation, customers are requiring that their products meet these environmental standards as well. We’re proud that the Hop-Syn synthetic paper meets the strict standards of Prop 65.”