Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Amazon.com
Current Parent Company: 
Amazon.com
Penalty: 
$700,000
Year: 
2019
Date: 
May 9, 2019
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

Amazon agreed to pay $700,000 as part of a settlement in which it committed to a nationwide effort to get chromium and lead removed from children's school supplies.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Washington Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Washington
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Washington
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
retailing
Specific Industry of Parent: 
retail-internet
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Parent company note: 
Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.