Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
The Customer Company and Cigarettes Cheaper
Penalty: 
$225,000
Year: 
2001
Date: 
October 4, 2001
Offense Group: 
safety-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
product safety violation
Violation Description: 

The Customer Company and Cigarettes Cheaper agreed to pay $225,000 to settle allegations that it knowingly violated the Consumer Product Safety Act by selling disposable cigarette lighters that failed to meet government requirements for child resistance.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Consumer Product Safety Commission
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
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