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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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