September 28, 2011
DOE issued a Notice of Noncompliance Determination, finding that Hudson-Reed Limited's "HEAD16" showerhead does not meet the applicable water conservation standard. DOE determined the showerhead was noncompliant based on DOE testing. Hudson-Reed must immediately notify each person (or company) to whom Hudson-Reed distributed the noncompliant products that the product does not meet Federal standards. In addition, Hudson-Reed must provide to DOE documents and records showing the number of units Hudson-Reed distributed and to whom. The manufacturer and/or private labeler of the product may be subject to civil penalties.