Home Depot, Inc. Settlement 2008
$5,000 in Fines Paid by Home Depot, Inc.
On September 29, 2008, Home Depot settled violations of the Portable Fuel Container and Spouts regulations for $5,000 in lieu of litigation. Home Depot sold non-compliant Blitz brand, 5-gallon diesel self-venting cans and non-compliant Blitz brand, 1+ self-venting gas cans in California. All gas cans offered for sale in California are required to meet the certification requirements, performance standards and administrative requirements in the Regulation.