Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Reebok International Ltd.
Current Parent Company: 
Adidas
Penalty: 
$1,000,000
Year: 
2008
Date: 
March 18, 2008
Primary Offense: 
product safety violation
Violation Description: 

Reebok agreed to pay $1 million to settle allegations that it imported and distributed charm bracelets that contained toxic levels of lead. The charm bracelets were provided as free gifts with the purchase of various styles of children's footwear.

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