Lonza, EPA Settle False Disinfectant Label Claims

Law360, New York (August 6, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Lonza Inc., the largest manufacturer of hospital disinfectants in the United States, has agreed to pay the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency a $90,500 penalty and to develop a nationwide quality assurance program in response to allegations that it made false claims about its products.

The agency announced the agreement Monday, settling claims over the validity of Lonza's disinfectant bottle labels.

On March 30, 2007, the EPA charged Lonza with 33 violations of the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide Act, alleging that the company had falsely labeled...
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