EPA Fines Crocs Over Anti-Microbial Claims

Law360, New York (January 3, 2011, 5:27 PM EST) -- Footwear manufacturer Crocs Inc. has agreed to pay $230,000 and remove certain language from its product packaging in order to resolve allegations that it made unsubstantiated anti-microbial claims about several types of its shoes.

According to a consent agreement approved Wednesday by Elyana R. Sutin, a regional judicial officer at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Crocs claimed that its Rx Silver Insoles, Rx Medical Custom Cloud, Rx Silver Cloud, Rx Cloud, Rx Relief, Rx Medical Silver Fox, Specialist, Specialist Vent, Realtree Yukon, South Carolina Beach, Prepair...
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