Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Fisher-Price Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
Mattel
Penalty: 
$975,000
Year: 
2007
Date: 
March 1, 2007
Primary Offense: 
product safety violation
Violation Description: 

Fisher-Price Inc. agreed to pay a $975,000 civil penalty to settle allegations that the company failed to report to the government that a nail fastener in its Little People Animal Sounds Farm could separate from the toy and pose a serious choking or aspiration hazard to young children.

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: 
California
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
miscellaneous manufacturing
Specific Industry of Parent: 
toys
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Parent company note: 
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