Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
PetSmart Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
BC Partners
Penalty: 
$4,250,000
Year: 
2016
Date: 
November 14, 2016
Primary Offense: 
product safety violation
Violation Description: 

PetSmart Inc. agreed to pay a $4.25 million civil penalty for failing to immediately report to CPSC that its Grreat Choice and Top Fin brand fish bowls contained a defect that could create a substantial product hazard.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Consumer Product Safety Commission
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
HQ Country of Parent: 
Britain
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
privately held
Major Industry of Parent: 
private equity (including portfolio companies)
Specific Industry of Parent: 
private equity (including portfolio companies)
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Parent company note: 
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