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#147384 - 09/02/02 08:34 AM Texas Company To Pay $250,000 Fine For Failure To Report Defects
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WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced today that Aerus LLC, of Dallas, Texas, formerly known as Electrolux LLC, has agreed to pay a $250,000 civil penalty to settle allegations that the company failed to report serious defects with certain vacuum cleaners. Under the Consumer Product Safety Act (CPSA), manufacturers, importers, distributors, and retailers must immediately report information about potentially hazardous products to the Commission.

CPSC alleged that Aerus had information that reasonably supported the conclusion that its Ponytail top-Corded Handle Upright Vacuum Cleaners created an unreasonable risk of serious injury or death to consumers or contained a defect that could create a substantial product hazard. CPSC alleged that Aerus failed to report, as required by law, that certain models of its Ponytail vacuums presented a shock and/or burn hazard to consumers
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