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Fan distributor pays $587,000 penalty

A distributor of fans has agreed to pay more than $500,000 to settle a complaint that it was slow in reporting a product defect and fire hazard. The settlement is part of a settlement reached with the Consumer Product Safety Commission and resolves allegations that the company knowingly failed to report to the CPSC that the fan posed a risk of fire.

To read more about the manufacturer’s settlement.