Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Vornado Air Circulation Systems Inc.
Penalty: 
$500,000
Year: 
2008
Date: 
January 31, 2008
Primary Offense: 
product safety violation
Violation Description: 

A liquidating trust acting on behalf of a dissolved manufacturer of heaters agreed to pay the government a $500,000 civil penalty to settle allegations that Vornado Air Circulation Systems Inc. failed to report in a timely manner incidents of fire and overheating from defective heaters.

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