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Company: Hoover Company Inc.
Penalty: $750,000
Year: 2007
Date: January 12, 2007
Offense Group: safety-related offenses
Primary Offense: product safety violation
Violation Description: Hoover Company Inc., of North Canton, Ohio, agreed to pay a $750,000 civil penalty to settle allegations that the company failed to report to CPSC the sale of vacuum cleaners with defective on-off switches that could overheat and cause the vacuum cleaner to catch fire.
Level of Government: federal
Action Type: agency action
Agency: Consumer Product Safety Commission
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
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