The agreement settles charges that the firm knowingly sold and distributed 16 different recalled products during a five year period from 2010 through 2015. CPSC staff charged that the company failed to implement adequate procedures to accurately identify, quarantine, and prevent the sales of the recalled products across all of its supply channels. Staff also charged that the company, in some cases, failed to permanently block product codes due to inaccurate information that signaled that the recalled product was not in inventory. At other times, the blocked codes were reactivated prematurely, and in a few cases, overridden.
Sales of recalled products continued even after the company told CPSC that the firm had put measures into place to reduce the risk of sales of recalled products.
To read the entire CPSC Press Release please follow this link: $3.8M CPSC Penalty for selling recalled Product