$7,000 in Fines Paid by The Sportsman's Guide

This page finalized March 20, 2009


On November 21, 2008, The Sportsman’s Guide settled the alleged violations in a Notice of Violation for $7,000 in lieu of litigation.  The Sportsman’s Guide offered for sale used five-gallon, olive-drab-colored Swede Gas Cans and new, “Jerry Can” metal nozzles on their website.  The nozzle was constructed of a hollow, flexible metal tube that snaps onto the gas can.  Neither product is certified by ARB and cannot be offered for sale in California.  Portable fuel containers and spouts are subject to the Portable Fuel Containers and Spouts Regulation.