Home Depot Settlement Foretells Change at Product-Safety Agency

Ann Marie Buerkle, acting chairwoman of the Consumer Product Safety Commission, voted to reduce penalty from $5.7M to $1M.

, The National Law Journal


Home Depot USA Inc. has reached a $5.7 million settlement with federal product safety regulators over claims that the retailer, in a span of four years, sold thousands of products that had previously been recalled due to dangerous defects. The Consumer Product Safety Commission's acting chairwoman, Ann Marie Buerkle, voted to reduce the penalty to $1 million.

This premium content is reserved for Daily Report subscribers.

Continue reading by getting started with a subscription.

Already a subscriber? Log in now

What's being said

Comments are not moderated. To report offensive comments, click here.

Preparing comment abuse report for Article #1202796737811

Thank you!

This article's comments will be reviewed.