Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Swix Sport USA
Penalty: 
$1,375,625
Year: 
2020
Date: 
May 20, 2020
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

The EPA and Swix Sport USA finalized an agreement resolving Toxic Substances Control Act violations associated with the importation of noncompliant ski wax products containing per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS). Swix agreed to pay a fine and develop a $1 million educational program to raise awareness in ski communities about PFAS chemicals in ski waxes.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Environmental Protection Agency
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
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