Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Family Dollar Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
Dollar Tree
Penalty: 
$100,000
Year: 
2006
Date: 
June 13, 2006
Primary Offense: 
product safety violation
Violation Description: 

Family Dollar Inc., of Matthews, N.C. agreed to pay a $100,000 civil penalty to settle allegations that the company failed to report defects with electric blankets.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Consumer Product Safety Commission
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Virginia
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
retailing
Specific Industry of Parent: 
retail-discount stores
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Parent company note: 
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