Thrifty Payless, Inc., dba Rite Aid Pharmacy, Settlement
Thrifty Payless, Inc., dba Rite Aid Pharmacy,Settles For $34,200
In July 2021, the California Air Resources Board and Thrifty Payless, Inc., dba Rite Aid Pharmacy (Rite Aid) of Camp Hill, Pennsylvania, reached a settlement agreement in the amount $34,200. Rite Aid sold, supplied, and offered for sale noncompliant, private labeled temporary hair color products that were manufactured for use in California. The Rite Aid temporary hair color products contained concentrations of volatile organic compounds (VOC) that exceeded the standards specified in title 17, California Code of Regulations section 94509(a). The violation resulted in approximately 1.56 tons of excess VOC emissions in the “Temporary Hair Color” category.To come into compliance, Rite Aid ceased sales of the temporary hair color products and will not be having future orders manufactured for them.