Sears, Kmart, Pilot Face Toxic Warning Suit Over Auto Kits

Law360, Chicago (August 7, 2013, 2:20 PM EDT) -- A consumer group hit Sears Holding Corp., Kmart Corp. and Pilot Automotive Inc. with a California state court lawsuit on Tuesday alleging that they violated state law by selling an automotive terminal kit containing chemicals that cause cancer and reproductive problems without providing required warnings.

Consumer Advocacy Group Inc. said in the complaint it lodged in the California Superior Court in Los Angeles County that the Pilot Automotive Terminal Kit With Crimp Tool the defendants each either make or sell contains the chemicals diethyl hexyl phthalate,...
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