US EPA Settles Pesticide Labeling Violations with Three Companies



The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a settlement with three companies involving the alleged improper labeling of pesticides manufactured at the Union Carbide Corp. pesticide production facility in Institute, West Virginia. The settling companies have agreed to ensure that pesticides are appropriately labeled. 

Under separate consent agreements with EPA, Buckman Industries Inc. of Memphis, Tennessee will pay a $160,000 penalty, Solenis LLC of Wilmington, Delaware will pay $99,000, and Baker Petrolite of Sugarland, Texas will pay $16,000 to settle alleged violations of the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA). All the alleged violations involved the improper labeling of pesticides.

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