Williams-Sonoma, Inc. Settlement
$40,6000 in Fines Paid by Williams-Sonoma, Inc.
On August 28, 2008, a case was settled with Williams-Sonoma, Inc. for selling Pottery Barn Air Fresheners into California that exceeded the state standard for volatile organic compounds (VOCs). The Consumer Products Regulation specifies that no person shall sell, supply, offer for sale or manufacture for sale in California any Air Fresheners, Liquid/Pump Spray that exceed the 18 percent by weight VOC limit (effective January 1, 1993). The case was settled for $40,600.