Spray Paint Maker Fined for Waste
A Pennsylvania aerosol coating manufacturer will pay a $25,000 fine to settle allegations of hazardous-waste violations at its plant near Philadelphia, the Environmental Protection Agency has announced.
The agreement, announced Monday (March 25), will resolve EPA’s case involving Spray Products Corp.’s facility in Plymouth Meeting, PA.
Spray Products is a wholesale manufacturer of marking paint, automotive detail spray paints, high-heat paints, equipment paint, rebuild paints and other coatings. The company’s products include the Orr-lac spray paint line.
The company did not respond Tuesday (March 26) to a request for comment.
After an inspection by officials from EPA and the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, EPA alleged a variety of violations involving hazardous wastes, including waste solvents, waste acetone, waste heptanes, and universal waste lamps.
The EPA's claims relate to Spray Products Corp.'s manufacturing, warehousing and shipping facility in Plymouth Meeting PA.
The violations allege failure to:
Under the settlement, the company admits no liability for the alleged violations but certifies its compliance with applicable RCRA requirements.
EPA said the settlement fine “reflects the company's compliance efforts, and its cooperation with EPA in the resolution of this matter.”