Green Valley Industrial Supplies Ltd Settlement
Green Valley Industrial Supplies Ltd Settles For $2,372
In July of 2021, Green Valley Industrial Supplies Ltd (Green Valley) settled with the California Air Resources Board (CARB) for violations related to the sale of incorrectly colored Portable Fuel Containers (PFC) in California. Green Valley, located in the United Kingdom, manufactures the Wavian brand of PFCs. Green Valley manufactured, sold, and offered for sale PFCs that were colored black and olive drab, which are noncompliant with the PFC regulations and not certified per the Executive Orders issued for Green Valley’s PFCs. According to the Certification Procedure for Portable Fuel Container Systems (CP-501), portable fuel containers shall be colored red, yellow, or blue. This conduct was in violation of California Code of Regulations, title 13, section 2467.2, subdivision (d).
The resulting settlement requires the company to pay a per unit penalty of $4 resulting in a total penalty of $2,372. Green Valley has agreed to comply with all PFC regulatory requirements going forward.