After testing products from Pearl Crop, Inc., individually and dba Octonuts, we found two products we allege to be in violation of Proposition 65 in regards to lead contamination. Below is the timeline of events of the case between ERC and Pearl Crop, Inc., individually and dba Octonuts.
On September 9, 2021, Environmental Research Center filed a Notice of Violation of California Law Proposition 65, against Pearl Crop, Inc., individually and dba Octonuts.
In this action, ERC alleges that two specific products manufactured, distributed, or sold by Pearl Crop, Inc., contain lead, a chemical listed under Proposition 65 as a carcinogen and reproductive toxin, and expose consumers to levels requiring a Proposition 65 warning.
The products under investigation are:
1. Octonuts California Almond Protein Powder, Chocolate
2. Octonuts California Almond Protein Powder, Vanilla