Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Trane Residential Systems
Current Parent Company: 
Trane Technologies
Penalty: 
$625,000
Year: 
2016
Date: 
February 10, 2016
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

Bard Manufacturing Company, Inc.; Burnham Holdings, Inc.; Carrier Corporation; Chromalox; Crane; Climate Master, Inc.; Empire Comfort Systems; General Electric Company; Honeywell International Inc.; Hunter Fan Company; Invensys, Inc.; ITT Corporation; Johnson Controls; Lear Siegler; Lennox International Inc.; Lux Products; The Marley-Wylain Company; Nortek Global HVAC, LLC; Sears Holdings; Thomas & Betts Corporation; Trane Residential Systems; Uponor, Inc.; Vaillant Corporation; W. W. Grainger; and White-Rodgers agreed to jointly pay a total of $625,000 in settlement of allegations the companies failed to meet requirements to collect out of service mercury-added thermostats required by the state Health and Safety Code.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
California Department of Toxic Substances Control
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
California
HQ Country of Parent: 
Ireland
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
building materials
Specific Industry of Parent: 
refrigeration equipment
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Parent company note: 
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