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April 29, 2015

Posted  January 25, 2016

Black & Decker agreed to pay a $1.575 million penalty to settle allegations it knowingly violated the reporting requirements of the Consumer Product Safety Act with respect to cordless electric lawnmowers that started spontaneously and that continued to operate after consumers released the lawnmower handles and removed the safety keys.  Black & Decker has previously paid four civil penalties relating to Black & Decker’s untimely reporting of defects and risks presented by other Black & Decker products.  DOJ