Civil penalties

June 5, 2019
Citizen enforcer John Moore and settling party Poppin, Inc. (“Poppin”) entered into an out-of-court settlement agreement on June 5, 2019.  Moore had alleged that Poppin sold ottomans with foam padding containing the flame retardant chemical tris(1,3-dichloro-2-propyl) phosphate (“TDCPP”) and tris(2-chloroethyl)phosphate (“TCEP”)...
Residential Furniture
TCEP, TDCPP
May 29, 2019
On May 29, 2019, citizen enforcer Laurence Vinocur and settling party Pratt Retail Specialties, LLC (“PRS”) entered into an out-of-court settlement agreement. Vinocur had alleged that PRS sold vinyl erasers containing the phthalate chemical di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate (“DEHP”) in the State of California without providing the requisite health hazard...
Office Supplies
DEHP
May 15, 2019
On May 15, 2019, citizen enforcer Laurence Vinocur and settling party Bondhus Corporation (“Bondhus”) entered into an out-of-court settlement agreement. Vinocur had alleged that Bondhus sold vinyl tool pouches containing the phthalate chemical di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate (“DEHP”) in the State of California without providing the requisite health hazard...
Hand Tools
DEHP
May 7, 2019
The parties involved in the case Wozniak v. Service Tool Company, L.L.C. executed a Consent Judgment on May 7, 2019.  In this matter, citizen enforcer Paul Wozniak alleged that Service Tool Company, L.L.C.  (“STC”) sold electrical test kits, vinyl/PVC electrical tape, and voltage testers with vinyl/PVC cords containing di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate...
Home Improvement
DBP, DEHP, DINP, Lead
May 7, 2019
On May 7, 2019, citizen enforcer Paul Wozniak and settling parties Intruder, Inc. (“Intruder”)and Rice Lake Weighing Systems, Inc. (“Rice Lake”) (collectively, “Companies”) entered into an out-of-court settlement agreement. Wozniak had alleged that the Companies sold gloves containing the phthalate chemical di(2-...
Apparel
DEHP
May 7, 2019
On May 7, 2019, citizen enforcer Laurence Vinocur and settling party International Sourcing Company, Inc. (“International Sourcing”) entered into an out-of-court settlement agreement. Vinocur had alleged that International Sourcing sold safety glasses with vinyl/PVC components containing the phthalate chemical di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate (“DEHP”) in the...
Apparel
DEHP
May 2, 2019
On May 2, 2019, citizen enforcer Laurence Vinocur and settling party Wilde Tool Co., Inc. (“Wilde Tool”) entered into an out-of-court settlement agreement. Vinocur had alleged that Wilde Tool sold vinyl tool pouches containing the phthalate chemical di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate (“DEHP”) in the State of California without providing the requisite health...
Hand Tools
DEHP
April 23, 2019
The parties involved in the case Vinocur v. Argento SC by Sicura Inc. executed a Consent Judgment on April 23, 2019.  In this matter, citizen enforcer Laurence Vinocur alleged that Argento SC by Sicura Inc. (“Argento”) sold vinyl flask holders containing the phthalate chemical di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate (“DEHP”) in the State of...
Kitchen & Dining
DEHP
February 28, 2019
On February 28, 2019, citizen enforcer Laurence Vinocur and settling party Kikkerland Design, Inc. (“Kikkerland”) entered into an out-of-court settlement agreement. Vinocur had alleged that Kikkerland sold rulers and keyrings containing the heavy metal lead in the State of California without providing the requisite health hazard warnings.    As part of...
Lead
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