Best Choice Products, Inc. Settlement
Best Choice Products, Incorporated Settles For $150,304.00
In April 2020, the California Air Resources Board and Best Choice Products, Incorporated (BCP), of Irvine, California, reached a settlement agreement in the amount of $150,304.00. BCP sold, supplied, and offered for sale in California noncompliant finished goods that contained medium density fiberboard. The product, L‑Shaped Corner Computer Office Desk, contained formaldehyde emissions above the limits set forth in the Airborne Toxic Control Measure to Reduce Formaldehyde Emissions from Composite Wood Products, which has been in effect since January 1, 2009. Part of the settlement amount was contributed to the Supplemental Environmental Project supporting the Central California Asthma Collaborative. To come into compliance, BCP has since stopped sales of the noncompliant product and implemented new procedures that include testing, training, and tracking to ensure future compliance.