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Company: Walter Kidde Portable Equipment Inc.
Current Parent CompanyCarrier Global Corporation
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Penalty: $12,000,000
Year: 2021
Date: January 4, 2021
Offense Group: safety-related offenses
Primary Offense: product safety violation
Violation Description: A federal judge today ordered Walter Kidde Portable Equipment Inc. to pay a $12 million civil penalty in connection with allegations that the company failed to timely inform the Consumer Product Safety Commission about problems with fire extinguishers manufactured by the company, the Department of Justice announced.
Level of Government: federal
Action Type: agency action
Agency: Justice Department Civil Division
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
HQ Country of Current Parent: USA
HQ State of Current Parent: Florida
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent: building materials
Specific Industry of Current Parent: air conditioning equipment
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