Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Philips Lighting North America Corp.
Current Parent Company: 
Signify NV
Penalty: 
$2,000,000
Year: 
2015
Date: 
November 24, 2015
Primary Offense: 
product safety violation
Violation Description: 

Philips Lighting North America Corp. agreed to pay a $2 million civil penalty to settle charges that the company knowingly failed to report information about a defect and an unreasonable risk of serious injury with EnergySaver compact fluorescent lamps.

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