Kao USA Inc. Case Settlement
Kao USA Inc. Case Settles for $100,000
A case was settled with Kao USA Inc. for selling hair styling products into California that contained concentrations of Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC) that exceeded the standards specified in Title 17, CCR, section 94509(a). These products were sold from July 2012 to December 2015 and resulted in 7.63 tons of excess VOC emissions attributable to the violation. Kao USA Inc. paid $100,000 to settle the case.