More Foreign Firms Could Settle Under Prop. 65— at Environmental Leader

Posted: 12/30/2013  browse the blog archive

Excerpted from full article at Environmental Leader:

Two recent Proposition 65 settlements with Chinese companies are likely the beginning of a trend, in which foreign firms get taken to court over the products they sell in the US, according to an attorney familiar with such cases.

In September, the Chanler Group reached a settlement with China’s Hangzhou GreatStar Tool Company, in the first example of California’s Prop. 65 being used for international prosecution. And last month, Chinese manufacturer DAP Inc. agreed to pay civil penalties of up to $65,000 and reformulate consumer products to comply with Prop… link to source