Patio & Garden

February 28, 2019
On February 28, 2019, citizen enforcer Laurence Vinocur and settling party Lifetime Brands, Inc. (“Lifetime”) entered into an out-of-court settlement agreement. Vinocur had alleged that Lifetime sold vinyl/PVC plant ties containing the phthalate chemical di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate (“DEHP”) in the State of California without providing the requisite health...
Patio & Garden
DEHP
February 12, 2019
On February 12, 2019, citizen enforcer Laurence Vinocur and settling party Good Ideas, Inc. (“Good Ideas”) entered into an out-of-court settlement agreement. Vinocur had alleged that Good Ideas sold vinyl/PVC greenhouse covers and vinyl tree bags containing the phthalate chemical di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate (“DEHP”) in the State of California without...
Patio & Garden
DEHP
December 21, 2018
On December 21, 2018, citizen enforcer Anthony E. Held, Ph.D., P.E. and settling party Lowe's Home Centers LLC (“Lowe's”) entered into an out-of-court settlement agreement. Held had alleged that Lowe's sold vinyl/PVC greenhouse covers containing the phthalate chemical di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate (“DEHP”) in the State of California without...
Patio & Garden
DEHP
November 21, 2018
The parties involved in the case Moore v. Ancient Graffiti, Inc. executed a Consent Judgment on November 21, 2018.  In this matter, citizen enforcer John Moore alleged that Ancient Graffiti, Inc. (“Ancient Graffiti”) sold glass rain gauges with exterior designs containing the heavy metal lead in the State of California without providing the requisite...
Patio & Garden
Lead
October 16, 2018
On October 16, 2018, citizen enforcer John Moore and settling parties JC USA Inc. and Jewett-Cameron Company (collectively, “JC”) entered into an out-of-court settlement agreement. Moore had alleged that JC sold vinyl/PVC greenhouse covers containing the phthalate di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate ("DEHP") in the State of California without providing the...
Patio & Garden
DEHP
October 23, 2018
The parties involved in the case Englander v. Bed Bath & Beyond, Inc. executed a Consent Judgment on October 23, 2018.  In this matter, citizen enforcer Peter Englander alleged that Bed Bath & Beyond, Inc. (“Bed Bath & Beyond”) sold vinyl/PVC inflatables containing the phthalate chemical di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate ("DEHP") in the...
Patio & Garden
DEHP
October 19, 2018
On October 19, 2018, citizen enforcer John Moore and settling party Dramm Corporation (“Dramm”) entered into an out-of-court settlement agreement. Moore had alleged that JS sold aprons with vinyl/PVC components containing the phthalate di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate ("DEHP") in the State of California without providing the requisite health hazard warnings....
Patio & Garden
DEHP
August 31, 2018
The parties involved in the case Moore v. Valley Industries, LLP executed a Consent Judgment on August 31, 2018.  In this matter, citizen enforcer John Moore alleged that Valley Industries, LLP (“Valley Industries”) sold vinyl/PVC hose grips containing the phthalate chemical di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate ("DEHP") in the State of California...
Patio & Garden
DEHP
August 16, 2018
On August 16, 2018, citizen enforcer John Moore and settling party Primex, Inc. (“Primex”) entered into an out-of-court settlement agreement. Moore had alleged that Primex sold rain gauges with exterior designs containing the heavy metal lead in the State of California without providing the requisite health hazard warnings.    As part of the settlement,...
Patio & Garden
Lead
August 23, 2018
The parties involved in the case Held v. Tractor Supply Company. executed a Consent Judgment on August 23, 2018.  In this matter, citizen enforcer Anthony E. Held, Ph.D., P.E. alleged that Tractor Supply Company (“TSC”) sold sprayer hoses containing the heavy metal lead in the State of California without providing the requisite health hazard warnings...
Patio & Garden
Lead