Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
IKEA North America Services LLC
Current Parent Company: 
Ikea
Penalty: 
$500,000
Year: 
2008
Date: 
November 23, 2008
Primary Offense: 
product safety violation
Violation Description: 

IKEA North America Services LLC agreed to pay the government a $500,000 civil penalty to settle allegations that the company failed to immediately report incidents about defective outdoor candles.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Consumer Product Safety Commission
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
HQ Country of Parent: 
Sweden
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
privately held
Major Industry of Parent: 
retailing
Specific Industry of Parent: 
retail-home furnishings
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Parent company note: 
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