2021 Walmart Database

In January 2021, TINA.org reinvestigated the Walmart website and found that the company is still advertising products as being Made in the USA when they are wholly or partially made in other countries.

Below is (1) a sampling of Walmart’s Made in USA advertising, including a walk-through video that shows how consumers searching the Walmart site for “made in USA” products are led to search results that contain products that are wholly or partially made in other countries, according to hard to find fine-print origin information provided on the individual product listing pages, as well as (2) a sampling of more than 40 products that come through the “made in USA” filter on the Walmart site but which do not meet the FTC’s definition of USA-made.

For each of the 40+ products in the database, TINA.org compared the origin information provided by Walmart.com to origin information provided by the product manufacturers, to the extent origin information was made available.*

+ Walmart Product Origin Information

Product Origin According to Walmart.com Product Page Origin According to Product Manufacturer
Sterilite 18 Gallon Dark Indigo Latching Tuff1 Tote, 2 Piece Country of Origin – Components – Imported N/A
Sterilite, 30 Qt./28 L Stacker Box, Taupe Splash Country of Origin – Components – Imported Made in USA
Sterilite 48 Qt. Hinged Lid Storage Box Teal Sachet Set of 6  Country of Origin – Components – Imported N/A
Sevin Insect Killer Outdoor Lawn Granules; 20 lb Bag Treats up to 20,000 Square Feet of Lawn  Country of Origin – Components – Imported N/A
Pure Balance High Protein Grain Free Formula Salmon Recipe Food for Cats, 7 lb …made in the USA with the best quality ingredients from around the world. …made in the USA with the best quality ingredients from around the world**
Pure Balance High Protein Grain Free Formula Salmon Recipe Food for Cats, 3 lb …made in the USA with the best quality ingredients from around the world. …made in the USA with the best quality ingredients from around the world**
Pure Balance Grain-Free Wild & Free Turkey Recipe Dry Cat Food, 3 lb …made in the USA with the best quality ingredients from around the world. …made in the USA with the best quality ingredients from around the world**
Nutro Natural Choice Adult Dry Dog Food Chicken and Brown Rice Recipe, 30lb Cooked in our USA facilities with the finest ingredients from around in the world

(back of package)

Cooked in our USA facilities with the finest ingredients from around the world
Lasko 18” 3-Speed Oscillating Cyclone Pedestal Fan with Remote Control and Timer, Model 1843, Black Made in the USA from domestic & imported parts Made in the USA from domestic & imported parts
Lasko 20” 3-Speed Wind Machine Fan, Model 3300, Gray Made in the USA from domestic & imported parts Made in the USA from domestic & imported parts
Lasko 20” Cyclone Power 3-Speed Air Circulator Pivoting Floor Fan with Remote Control and Timer, Model 3542, Gray Made in the USA from domestic & imported parts Made in the USA from domestic & imported parts
Lasko 20” Cyclone Power 3-Speed Air Circulator Pivoting Floor Fan with Wall-mount Option, Model 3520, White Made in the USA from domestic & imported parts Made in the USA from domestic & imported parts
Lasko 20” Wind Tunnel 3-Speed Fan with Remote, Model A20700 Made in the USA from domestic & imported parts Made in the USA from domestic & imported parts
Lasko Cool colors 20” 3-Speed Box Fan, Model B20309, Purple Made in the USA from domestic & imported parts Made in the USA from domestic & imported parts
Lasko 20″ 3-Speed Box Fan with Save Smart, Model 3733, White USA or Imported; Manufactured in the USA With Domestic and Imported Parts N/A
Lasko 18″ 3-Speed Oscillating Adjustable Elegance & Performance Pedestal Fan with Timer, Model 1820, White USA or Imported; Made in the USA from domestic & imported parts Made in the USA from domestic & imported parts
Lasko 20″ 3-Speed Weather-Shield Performance Box Fan with Innovative Wind Ring® system, Model 3720, White Made in the USA With Domestic and Imported Parts Made in the USA from domestic & imported parts
Lasko 20″ Premium Box 3-Speed Fan with Innovative Wind Ring System, Model 3723, Gray Made in the USA from domestic & imported parts Made in the USA from domestic & imported parts
Lasko 16″ Stand 3-Speed Fan with Remote, Model 1646, White Made in the USA from domestic and imported parts. Made in the USA from domestic & imported parts
Hoover Dual Power Max Pet Carpet Cleaner w/ Antimicrobial Brushes, FH54010 Made in the USA with globally sourced components Made in the USA with globally sourced components
PowerDash GO Pet Portable Spot and Stain Cleaner, FH13000 Made in the USA with globally sourced components Made in the USA with globally sourced components
Hoover Powerdash Pet Compact Carpet Cleaner with Antimicrobial Pet Brushes Made in the USA with globally sourced components Made in the USA with globally sourced components
Better Homes & Gardens American Made Bath Collection – Single Bath Towel, Solid Blue Made in the USA with U.S. and imported yarn N/A
Lasko 16” Oscillating Pedestal Stand 3-Speed Fan, Model S16500, Black Made in the USA from domestic and imported parts Made in the USA from domestic & imported parts
Sterilite 54 Qt. Gasket Box Blue Aquarium Case of 4 Country of Origin – Components – USA and Imported Made in USA
Sterilite 3 Weave Drawer Unit White Country of Origin – Components – USA and Imported Made in USA
Sterilite 1.75 Bushel White Ultra Wheeled Laundry Basket Country of Origin – Components – USA and Imported Made in USA
Sterilite 32 Qt. Gasket Box Blue Aquarium Case of 4 Country of Origin – Components – USA and Imported Made in USA
Sterilite 20 Qt. Gasket Box Blue Aquarium Set of 6 Country of Origin – Components – USA and Imported Made in USA
Boost Original Ready to Drink Nutritional Drink, Rich Chocolate, 24 – 8 FL OZ Bottles Country of Origin – Components – USA and Imported N/A
Dove Men+Care Deodorant Stick Extra Fresh 3 oz, Twin Pack Country of Origin – Components – USA and Imported N/A
Lasko 20” Box 3-Speed Fan, Model B20200, White Made in the USA from domestic & imported parts Made in the USA from domestic & imported parts
Balloon Time 9.5in Standard Helium Tank Kit (Includes 30 Assorted Latex Balloons and White Ribbon) Country of Origin – Components – USA and Imported These products are proudly made in our Columbus, Ohio, USA facility with global components.
Sterilite Wide 3 Drawer Cart White Country of Origin – Components – USA or Imported Made in USA
Sterilite 3-Drawer Organizer, White Country of Origin – Components – USA or Imported Made in USA
Sterilite Ultra Wheeled Hamper White Country of Origin – Components – USA or Imported Made in USA
Sterilite, 50 Gal./189 L Tote Box, Titanium Country of Origin – Components – USA or Imported N/A
Gain Hawaiin [sic] Aloha He, 96 Loads Liquid Laundry Detergent, 150 fl oz Country of Origin – Components – USA or Imported N/A
Downy Dryer Sheets, April Fresh Scent, 240 Count Country of Origin – Components – USA or Imported N/A
Downy Fresh Protect Febreze Odor-Defense, 10 oz Scent Booster Beads Country of Origin – Components – USA or Imported N/A
Downy Fresh Protect, Active Fresh, 14.8 oz In-Wash Scent Beads Country of Origin – Components – USA or Imported N/A
Oral-B Pro-Flex Stain Eraser Manual Toothbrush, Soft, 1 Count Country of Origin – Components – USA or Imported

Country of Origin – Assembly USA or Imported

N/A
Burt’s Bees Coconut Foot Cream – 4.34 Ounce Tube Country of Origin – Components – USA or Imported N/A
Krud Kutter Original Cleaner/Degreaser & Stain Remover, 32 oz Country of Origin – Components – USA or Imported N/A
Lasko 16” Oscillating Stand 3-Speed Fan, Model 2520, White Made in the USA from domestic & imported parts Made in the USA from domestic & imported parts
Expert Grill Charcoal Briquets, Charcoal Briquettes, 16 Lb Country of Origin – Components – USA or Imported Made in the USA Factory Certified**
Expert Grill Instant Charcoal Briquets, Charcoal Grill Briquettes, 6 Lb Country of Origin – Components – USA or Imported Made in the USA Factory Certified**
O’Keeffe’s For Healthy Feet Foot Cream-3oz Country of Origin – Components – USA and/or Imported N/A

* With one exception, all of the third-party manufacturer information TINA.org could locate confirmed that the products at issue contain imported parts. The exception is Sterilite – this manufacturer’s website, sterilite.com, indicates that its products are “Made in USA,” which then begs the question, why does Walmart.com’s specifications state that certain Sterilite products are entirely imported while others contain imported parts?

** This origin information is drawn from images of the product packaging shown on Walmart.com rather than the product manufacturer’s website.

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