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Company: Vornado Air Circulation Systems Inc.
Penalty: $500,000
Year: 2008
Date: January 31, 2008
Offense Group: safety-related offenses
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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