L'Occitane, Inc. Case Settles for $10,000

This page last reviewed January 17, 2018

L'Occitane, Inc. manufactured, sold and/or supplied non-compliant Shaving Gel, Hair Styling and Personal Fragrance products in California. The products contained concentrations of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) exceeding the four percent by weight VOC limit for the Shaving Gel category; the six percent by weight VOC limit for the Hair Styling Product: Aerosol and Pump Spray category; and the 75 percent by weight VOC limit for the Personal Fragrance Product: 20 percent or less fragrance category. All four products had been discontinued prior to being investigated by ARB. The violation was calculated to have caused 0.078 tons of excess VOC emissions, based upon the formulation and sales information provided by L'Occitane.