Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Target Corp.
Current Parent Company: 
Target
Penalty: 
$600,000
Year: 
2009
Date: 
October 1, 2009
Primary Offense: 
product safety violation
Violation Description: 

Target Corp., of Minneapolis, Minn. agreed to pay a $600,000 civil penalty for allegedly violating the federal lead paint ban on toys.

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: 
Minnesota
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
retailing
Specific Industry of Parent: 
retail-discount stores
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Parent company note: 
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