Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
West Bend Co.
Penalty: 
$225,000
Year: 
2001
Date: 
March 27, 2001
Offense Group: 
safety-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
product safety violation
Violation Description: 

West Bend Co., of West Bend, Wis., agreed to pay a civil penalty of $225,000 to settle allegations that the firm failed to report to CPSC in a timely manner that its water distillers presented a fire hazard.

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