Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Kawasaki
Current Parent Company: 
Kawasaki Heavy Industries
Penalty: 
$5,200,000
Year: 
2017
Date: 
June 2, 2017
Primary Offense: 
consumer protection violation
Violation Description: 

Kawasaki Heavy Industries Ltd., Kawasaki Motors Corp. U.S.A. and Kawasaki Motors Manufacturing Corp. U.S.A. agreed to pay a $5.2 million civil penalty to settle charges that Kawasaki failed to immediately report to CPSC that its 2012-2016 model year Teryx4 750, Teryx4 800, and Teryx 800 recreational off-highway vehicles contained a defect that could create a substantial product hazard or that the ROVs created an unreasonable risk of serious injury or death.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Consumer Product Safety Commission
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
HQ Country of Parent: 
Japan
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
diversified
Specific Industry of Parent: 
diversified
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Parent company note: 
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