Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
General Electric
Current Parent Company: 
Haier
Penalty: 
$1,000,000
Year: 
2002
Date: 
August 8, 2002
Primary Offense: 
product safety violation
Violation Description: 

General Electric Co. agreed to pay a $1 million civil penalty to settle allegations that it knowingly failed to report to CPSC in a timely manner a defect with certain models of dishwashers.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Consumer Product Safety Commission
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
HQ Country of Parent: 
China
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
housewares and home furnishings
Specific Industry of Parent: 
appliances
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Parent company note: 
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