Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Home Depot
Current Parent Company: 
Home Depot
Penalty: 
$5,700,000
Year: 
2017
Date: 
August 30, 2017
Primary Offense: 
consumer protection violation
Violation Description: 

The Consumer Product Safety Commission announced that Home Depot U.S.A. Inc. agreed to pay a $5.7 million civil penalty for selling and distributing previously recalled consumer products. The agreement settled allegations that the firm knowingly sold and distributed approximately 2,816 recalled products from 33 separate voluntary corrective actions during a four-year period from August 2012 through November 2016.

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: 
Georgia
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
retailing
Specific Industry of Parent: 
retail-home improvement
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Parent company note: 
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