Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
L.L. Bean, Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
L.L. Bean
Penalty: 
$750,000
Year: 
2000
Date: 
August 30, 2000
Primary Offense: 
product safety violation
Violation Description: 

L.L. Bean, Inc., of Freeport, Maine, agreed to pay a civil penalty of $750,000 to settle allegations that it violated the Consumer Product Safety Act when it delayed in reporting to CPSC that two of its backpack child carriers were defective.

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: 
Maine
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
privately held
Major Industry of Parent: 
retailing
Specific Industry of Parent: 
retail-apparel
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Parent company note: 
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