About product warnings (US only)

Shopping Actions US

Shopping Actions provides merchants with the ability to provide legally required warnings or disclosures for products you are selling on our platform. This helps users make informed decisions when making a purchase. Keep in mind that you’re responsible for complying with all applicable laws and regulations, and for ensuring that all information you provide is accurate.

For example, California Proposition 65 requires merchants to provide warnings on certain products for users in California while selling online. 

Warnings that can be added to products

Use the consumer_notice attribute to add the following warning types to a product via feed or API:

  • US_CA_PROP_65
  • safety_warning
  • legal_disclaimer

Additionally, you can add the notice_text attribute to products, which will display specific warning text for a product on its Google Express.

Note: The attribute should be validated to ensure it contains only text characters and the following html tags (<B>, <I>, and <BR>)s page.

Example Prop 65 warnings

WarningWARNING: This product can expose you to chemicals including [name of one or more chemicals], which is [are] known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm.  For more information go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.
For more examples of Prop 65 warnings, click here

Example safety warning

Warning: Choking Hazard. Small Parts. Not for children under 3 yrs.

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