Pep Boys Settlement 2008
$35,000 in Fines Paid by Pep Boys
On July 14, 2008, a settlement agreement was executed with Pep Boys – Manny Moe & Jack (Pep Boys) for $35,000 in lieu of litigation. Between April 2003 and April 2006, Pep Boys sold Prestone De-Icer Windshield Washer Fluid (Freeze Protection to -34o F), Mr. Clean Windshield Wash and Deicer -30o F, and Krystal Kleer Windshield Washer Fluid (All Season Formula, Protects to -20o F) products from Pep Boys retail stores in non-type A areas of California. All three products exceeded the one-percent VOC standard for automotive windshield washer fluids in non-Type A areas of California.