Civil penalties

September 26, 2018
On September 18, 2018, citizen enforcer Laurence Vinocur and settling party Boss Tech Products, Inc. (“Boss”) entered into an out-of-court settlement agreement. Vinocur had alleged that Boss sold vinyl USB cords and phone chargers containing the phthalate chemical di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate (“DEHP”) in the State of California without providing the...
Cables
DEHP
August 31, 2018
 On August 31, 2018, citizen enforcer Russell Brimer and settling party Dick's Sporting Goods, Inc. (“Dick's Sporting Goods”) entered into an out-of-court settlement agreement. Brimer had alleged that Dick's Sporting Goods sold vinyl/PVC golf bag rain hoods containing the phthalate di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate ("DEHP") in the State of...
Golfing
DEHP
August 10, 2018
On August 10, 2018, citizen enforcer John Moore and settling party Berkshire Fashions, Inc. (“Berkshire”) entered into an out-of-court settlement agreement. Moore had alleged that Berkshire sold vinyl components in or on hats or caps containing the phthalate di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate ("DEHP") in the State of California without providing the requisite...
Apparel
DEHP
August 27, 2018
On August 27, 2018, citizen enforcer Peter Englander and settling party Bicycle Tools Incorporated (“Bicycle”) entered into an out-of-court settlement agreement. Englander had alleged that Bicycle sold gloves with vinyl/PVC components containing the phthalate chemical di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate (“DEHP”) in the State of California without providing the...
DEHP
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
August 17, 2018
On August 17, 2018, citizen enforcer Laurence Vinocur and settling party Sur La Table, Inc. (“Sur La Table”) entered into an out-of-court settlement agreement. Vinocur had alleged that Sur La Table sold wine carriers with vinyl/PVC components containing the phthalate chemical di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate (“DEHP”) in the State of California without...
Bags & Accessories
DEHP
August 14, 2018
On August 14, 2018, citizen enforcer Peter Englander and settling party Newell Brands, Inc. (“Newell”) entered into an out-of-court settlement agreement. Englander had alleged that Newell sold vinyl/PVC sink mats containing the phthalate chemical di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate (“DEHP”) in the State of California without providing the requisite health hazard...
Misc Household Items
DEHP
August 10, 2018
On August 10, 2018, citizen enforcer Laurence Vinocur and settling party Idea Nuova, Inc. (“Idea Nuova”) entered into an out-of-court settlement agreement. Vinocur had alleged that Idea Nuova sold string light cords containing the phthalate chemical di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate (“DEHP”) in the State of California without providing the requisite health...
Home Decor
DEHP
August 3, 2018
On August 3, 2018, citizen enforcer Laurence Vinocur and settling party GSM Marketing, L.L.C. (“GSM”) entered into an out-of-court settlement agreement. Vinocur had alleged that GSM sold flagging tape containing the phthalate chemical di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate (“DEHP”) in the State of California without providing the requisite health hazard warnings....
Hunting & Fishing
DEHP
August 2, 2018
On August 2, 2018, citizen enforcer John Moore and settling party CRC Industries, Inc. (“CRC”) entered into an out-of-court settlement agreement. Moore had alleged that CRC sold vinyl/PVC-based products containing the phthalate di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate ("DEHP") in the State of California without providing the requisite health hazard warnings. ...
DEHP