Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Gree Electric Appliances Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
Gree Electric Appliances
Penalty: 
$15,450,000
Year: 
2016
Date: 
March 25, 2016
Primary Offense: 
product safety violation
Violation Description: 

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission that Gree Electric Appliances Inc., of Zhuhai, China; Hong Kong Gree Electric Appliances Sales Co. Ltd., of Hong Kong; and Gree USA Sales Ltd., of City of Industry, Calif., agreed to pay a $15.45 million civil penalty in connection with the sale of defective dehumidifiers.

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: 
government-owned
Major Industry of Parent: 
housewares and home furnishings
Specific Industry of Parent: 
small appliances
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Parent company note: 
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