Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Hamilton Beach/Proctor-Silex Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
Hamilton Beach Brands Holding Company
Penalty: 
$1,200,000
Year: 
2005
Date: 
March 30, 2005
Primary Offense: 
product safety violation
Violation Description: 

Hamilton Beach/Proctor-Silex Inc. agreed to pay a $1.2 million civil penalty to settle allegations that the company failed to report to CPSC in a timely manner defects with three separate products: countertop toasters, juice extractors, and slow cookers.

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: 
housewares and home furnishings
Specific Industry of Parent: 
housewares
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Parent company note: 
Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.