Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Kohl's Department Stores Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
Kohl's
Penalty: 
$35,000
Year: 
2008
Date: 
April 22, 2008
Offense Group: 
safety-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
product safety violation
Violation Description: 

Eight firms agreed to pay a total of $320,000 to settle allegations that they failed to report to the CPSC, as required by federal law, that their children's hooded sweatshirts or jackets were sold with drawstrings at the hood and neck and thus posed a strangulation hazard.

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: 
Wisconsin
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
retailing
Specific Industry of Parent: 
retail-department stores
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Parent company note: 
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