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Civil No. 07'C-0405 C STIPLTLATED JLIDGIV{ENT AND ORDER Defendant

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plaintiff, the United Statesof America, havingfiled a Complaint againstDefendant a allegrng fhilureto tinrely infornt the civil penalties, Ardisem,Inc., ("Arclisam"),that seeks ("CPSC") as reqttiredby law that ceftaintree stands Consumer Product SafetyCommission a and Ardisammanufactured sold contained defector defectsthat could createa substarrtial injury or death;and risk product hazardand/or createdan urueasonable of serious Ardisamhavingdeniedany fault or liability,includingthe validity of any of Plarntiffs and allegations: Judgmentand and to Ardisamhavingappeared havingconsented entry of this Stipulated Order ("Order") beforeany testimonyhastleentaken,and the United Statesof Amenca having trl cott,sented the Order, andthe pal-tiesby therrundersigned attomeys.havingagreedto settlement all allegation-s of contarned the Cornplaint to the dateof the parties in up sigrring this ()rder,upcrn lollowingtemrsandconditions the without adjr"rdication ol'any rssue lact or law, of irndthat enlry of this Orderis in the publicjnterest. TTIEREFORE, the ae.reement the parties on of andtbr good cause shown.rt rs hereby ORDERED.ADJLJDGED. DECREEDas fi>llows and
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to of This court hasjurisdiction this matrerpufsuaxt 28 u S C. i$ l:1i1, 1345.

is and l3-5!(3) Venr.re properunder28 U S C $S l39l(b). (c), and l'|95(r). 2 ttttderthe states claimuponwtich reliefmay be granted a The Complaint

and 206E(a), 2069 Act, l5 LI S.C 5$ 2064(b). ProductSafery* Consumer 3 Defendantshall pay FOLIR HTINDRED TWENTY THOLTSAND DOLLARS

to purslrant 15 U S C \ 2069(a) The ciril as ($420,000.00) the United States a civil penalty, to 00 penaltv shallbEpaidirr the foilowingmanner:$100,000 shallbe paid on Febnrary15,2008, (First PaylrcntDate); $50.000.00shallbe paid on March l, 2008; and the balanceof $270.000.00 June l, 2008,with conrmencing overthree(3) years, installments shallbepaidin equalquarterly lr{arch |,z}i ftnalpaynrent Date on the unpaid l- wrth pa)mrent interestfronr the First Paynrent of

of principalbalance the rate of 3 .16percentper arnum, payable wth eachinstallment princrpal. at
of Paymerrtof the {irst fwo installnrents $100,000 00 and $50,000 00 shall be made

provrdedby the Office of in the tbnn ola r.vrre translbrrn accordalcewith the instructions Consunrer Litigation, Civil Divisiorr,Li S. Department Justice, Washington, DC 2OS3O of (.Contact Ken Nladdoxat (202) 307-0A92 instructions) for 5. shallbe nradeby check,madepayable the Treasurerof tlte to Quarterlypayments

L,nitedStates, delrvered the attention Director,Officeof Consurner and to of Litrgation Civrl Division,Department Justice, O. Bo.r 386,\\'ashinglon,DCze044-03s6. crf P Payments shallbe accompatried a coverletteror otlterdocunlent by notingthe title of this litigationald a retblence to DJ# 104-86-20 6 ln the evertt oidt:fhulton artvof the paynents required Paraeraph which in 3,

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antountof the civil penalryslrallbe due andpayable, ztnd(b) interesfon the outstanding balance shallaccrueand be pardat the rate of .l :6 percentper annum. 7. Defendant shallnotify the United States of Department Justice,Office of

Ctrnsumer Litigation andthe CPSCin wnting at leastten (10) calendar daysprior to any reorganization, dissolution, assigrtment saleresulting the eme.rgence a successor or in of colporatiorl the creationor dissohrtion any subsidiaries, any other changes its corporate or in of strucnlre Defendantshallprovidea copy of this Order to any silccessor assigtr,In no event or shallany suchchanges alterDefendant's I obligations underParagraph of this C)rder. 8 9 partiesshallbeartheir own feesand costsincurredin this litigation A11 This Order containsthe errtireagreement betweenthe parties which can gnly be

amended a wnttetr alFeement by approved the partiesand the Court. by l0 This Court retains.lurisdiction this nlatter for the purposeof enablingany of the of

partiesto this Order to applyto the Court at any time for suchfurther orclersor directivesas may be necessary appropriate the enforcement or for of-compliance therewit[ or for the punishment of violationsthereof

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FOR TFIE PLADITIFI: ERIK C PETERSON United StatesAttorney Westeru District of Wisconsin STEPTIEN E EHLKE Assistant United StatesAttorney P O Box 158-5 Wisconsin53701-l 58,5 Madison, (608)264-5 s8 l EUGENE THIROLF Director Litigation Officeof Consumer By:

ExectrtiveOlfi cer Presrdent/Chief Ardisarq Inc. 13 6 0l " 'A ve. WI Cumberland. 54829

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X-- Jull'-a-)z \-tt-rU, ROGER GqRAr Trial Attorney Office of Consumer L,itigation (:ivil Divisron Department Justrce, of P.O.Box 3ti6 D Washington, C. 20044 (2 O 2 3 O 7 -A t 7 4 ) OF COTINSEL. \4ELISSA V HA.N4PSHIRE Attorney product SafetyCommissrtrn U S Consunrer Bethesda, 2081.1 -N,lD

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