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Dietary supplement manufacturer Aloe Vera, Inc. has been awarded $561,155 by a San Francisco Superior Court Judge following its defense verdict in a Proposition 65 enforcement action. The case was brought in 2011 by the Environmental Research Center (ERC), a San Diego-based citizen enforcement group.
Humidifier manufacturer Gree will pay the maximum civil penalty of $15.45 million in a CPSC settlement accepted by commissioners by a vote of 4-1.
Commissioner Ann Marie Buerkle was the only commissioner that voted against imposing the maximum penalty. Buerkle has not supported severe penalties in recent agency enforcement actions.
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