« Is America Exporting Class Actions to Europe? | Main | Consumer Product Safety Commission Recalls in March »

March 10, 2006

Company to Pay $700,000 Penalty for Failure to Report Hazardous Lights

The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced on March 9 that Acuity Brands, Inc., Atlanta, Georgia, has agreed to pay a $700,000 civil penalty, which the CPSC has provisionally accepted.  The penalty settles allegations that the company neglected to make a timely report to the Commission about defects and hazards in over 1.4 million of the company's Lithonia Lighting products.  In agreeing to the settlement, Acuity did not admit CPSC’s allegations and denied that it violated any law.CPSC Release

MKS

March 10, 2006 | Permalink

TrackBack

TrackBack URL for this entry:
http://www.typepad.com/services/trackback/6a00d8341bfae553ef00d8355da6bf69e2

Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Company to Pay $700,000 Penalty for Failure to Report Hazardous Lights:

Comments

Post a comment