BJ's Pays $9 Million Civil Penalty for Knowingly Failing to Notify CPSC of Portable Air Conditioner Defects | Practical Law

BJ's Pays $9 Million Civil Penalty for Knowingly Failing to Notify CPSC of Portable Air Conditioner Defects | Practical Law

BJ's Wholesale Club, Inc. (BJ's), a retailer, agreed to pay a $9 million civil penalty to settle charges that it knowingly failed to report to the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) that portable air conditioners it sold, but did not manufacture, contained a defect that created a substantial product hazard and created an unreasonable risk of serious injury or death to consumers in violation of 15 U.S.C. Section 2064(b)(1)-(4).

BJ's Pays $9 Million Civil Penalty for Knowingly Failing to Notify CPSC of Portable Air Conditioner Defects

by Practical Law Commercial Transactions
Published on 03 Oct 2023USA (National/Federal)
BJ's Wholesale Club, Inc. (BJ's), a retailer, agreed to pay a $9 million civil penalty to settle charges that it knowingly failed to report to the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) that portable air conditioners it sold, but did not manufacture, contained a defect that created a substantial product hazard and created an unreasonable risk of serious injury or death to consumers in violation of 15 U.S.C. Section 2064(b)(1)-(4).