Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Sunbeam Products, Inc. d/b/a Jarden Consumer Solutions
Current Parent Company: 
Newell Brands
Penalty: 
$4,500,000
Year: 
2016
Date: 
June 7, 2016
Primary Offense: 
product safety violation
Violation Description: 

Sunbeam Products, Inc. d/b/a Jarden Consumer Solutions agreed to pay a $4.5 million civil penalty to settle allegations that the firm knowingly failed to report to CPSC immediately, as required by federal law, that its Mr. Coffee Single Cup Brewing System BVMC-KG1 series coffeemakers were defective and posed an unreasonable risk of serious injury or death to consumers.

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: 
Georgia
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
housewares and home furnishings
Specific Industry of Parent: 
housewares; home furnishings
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Parent company note: 
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