Announced Actions for March 21, 2003

For Your Information

Court approval of settlement:

A federal judge in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina, in Greensboro, has approved a settlement of the Commission’s action against the marketers of zMAX automotive lubricant. (FTC File No. X010021; Civ. Action No. 1:01CV00126; staff contact is Jonathan Cowen, Bureau of Consumer Protection, 202-326-2533.) NOTE: Stipulated final judgments are for settlement purposes only and do not constitute an admission by the defendants of a law violation. Copies of the documents associated with this case are available from the FTC’s Web site at http://www.ftc.gov and also from the FTC’s Consumer Response Center, Room 130, 600 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20580. Call toll-free: 1-877-FTC-HELP.

Commission approval of final consent order:

Following a public comment period, the Commission has approved the issuance of a final consent order in the matter concerning Lentek International, Inc. The Commission vote to approve the final consent order was 5-0. (FTC Docket No. 9303, staff contact is Connie Vecellio, Bureau of Consumer Protection, 202-326-2966; see press releases dated August 28, 2002 and February 4, 2003.)

Copies of the documents mentioned in this release are available from the FTC’s Web site at http://www.ftc.gov and also from the FTC’s Consumer Response Center, Room 130, 600 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20580. Call toll-free: 1-877-FTC-HELP.

Contact Information

Media Contact:
FTC Office of Public Affairs
202-326-2180