Delta Brands, Inc. Case Settles for $77,000.00

This page last reviewed December 5th, 2012.

On September 25, 2012, two consumer products cases were settled with Delta Brands Inc. The first case was for selling non-compliant aerosol deodorant into California from 2009 through 2012 that exceeded the zero percent by weight high volatility organic compound (HVOC) limit (effective January 1, 2001) and for failing to report an explanation of their date code in advance of the code’s use as required in the Antiperspirants and Deodorants Regulation, Title 17, California Code of Regulations (CCR), sections 94502(a)(1)Standards and 94504(a)(1) Administrative Requirements, Labeling. Delta Brands paid $72,000 to settle this case.

In the second case, Delta Brands sold air fresheners into California which exceeded the 25 percent by weight volatile organic compound (VOC) limit for aerosol double phase air fresheners effective December 31, 2004 and the initially failed to provide formulation data and sales information within 90 days after written request from the Executive Officer at ARB as specified in Title 17,CCR in the Consumer Products Regulation, section 94513(a) Reporting Requirements. . After issuance of a Notice of Violation, they submitted the formulation data which showed the product was within method tolerance of the limit, but still failed to report sales information. Delta Brands Inc. paid $5,000 to settle the second case.

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