Civil penalties

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
January 25, 2019
On January 25, 2019, citizen enforcer Laurence Vinocur and settling party Horizon Group USA, Inc. (“Horizon Group”) entered into an out-of-court settlement agreement. Vinocur had alleged that Horizon Group sold vinyl stickers containing the phthalate chemical di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate (“DEHP”) in the State of California without providing the requisite...
Art Supplies
DEHP
January 22, 2019
On January 22, 2019, citizen enforcer John Moore and settling party Creedence Holdings, LLC (“Creedence”) entered into an out-of-court settlement agreement. Moore had alleged that Creedence sold vinyl ID holders containing the phthalate chemical di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate (“DEHP”) in the State of California without providing the requisite health hazard...
Bags & Accessories
DEHP
January 19, 2019
On January 19, 2019, citizen enforcer Laurence Vinocur and settling party K & S Precision Metals Co. (“K & S”) entered into an out-of-court settlement agreement. Vinocur had alleged that K & S sold vinyl tool pouches containing the phthalate chemical di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate (“DEHP”) in the State of California without providing the...
Hand Tools
DEHP
January 8, 2019
On January 8, 2019, citizen enforcer Laurence Vinocur and settling party Prinsco, Inc. (“Prinsco”) entered into an out-of-court settlement agreement. Vinocur had alleged that Prinsco sold vinyl tape containing the phthalate chemical di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate (“DEHP”) in the State of California without providing the requisite health hazard warnings....
Home Improvement
DEHP