Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Mattel, Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
Mattel
Penalty: 
$1,000,000
Year: 
2008
Date: 
December 4, 2008
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

Mattel agreed to cease selling toys containing lead and paid $1 million to the state.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
California Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
California
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
California
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
miscellaneous manufacturing
Specific Industry of Parent: 
toys
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Parent company note: 
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