Mothers, Polishes, Waxes, Cleaners, Inc. Case Settles for $111,252

This page last reviewed July 18, 2018

Mothers, Polishes, Waxes, Cleaners, Inc. of Huntington Beach, California manufactured, sold and/or supplied non-compliant metal polish products in California. Enforcement Staff purchased samples of Mothers California Gold Metal Polish, Mothers Billet Metal Polish and Mothers Mag & Aluminum Polish that contained concentrations of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) exceeding the three percent by weight VOC limit for the Metal Polish or Cleanser: Nonaerosol category specified in Title 17, California Code of Regulations (CCR), section 94509(a). The violation resulted in 10.35 tons of excess VOC emissions, based upon the formulation and sales information provided by Mothers. Mothers has agreed to reformulate within 6 months and pay $111,252 in penalties to settle this case.