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Federal Contractor Misconduct Database (FCMD)

The federal government routinely awards contracts to companies with histories of misconduct, including contract fraud and other violations. POGO believes that providing this website will help to improve contracting decisions and increase public knowledge of how the government spends billions of taxpayer dollars each year. Read more…

Illegal Exportation of Chemicals to Mexico

The U.S. Department of Commerce “charged that, between December 2001 and February 2002, Honeywell made 12 shipments of hydrogen fluoride to Mexico from its Geismar, Louisiana facility without the required Department of Commerce export licenses. Hydrogen fluoride is controlled because it can assist in the development of chemical weapons. Pursuant to the settlement, Honeywell will pay a civil penalty of $36,000. Honeywell voluntarily self-disclosed the violations and cooperated fully with the investigation.”

Misconduct Type
Import/Export
Enforcement Agency
Commerce
Contracting Party
None
Court Type
Administrative
Disposition
Fine
Date of Fine
12/30/2003
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
Honeywell International Inc. $36,000
Further Information Released
DOC Press Release 8/30/2006

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database