May 6, 2016
Our client Anthony E. Held, Ph.D., P.E. has settled with Shiseido Americas Corporation and Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc. regarding alleged violations of Proposition 65.  Dr. Held alleged that Shiseido and Johnson & Johnson sold SPF products (such as sunscreen, lip balm, lotions containing sunscreen, etc.) that contained the chemical benzophenone, which is known...
March 29, 2016
Dr. Anthony Held has issued dozens of 60-Day Notices of Proposition 65 Violation to sunscreen manufacturers and retailers, alleging that they offered octocrylene-containing sunscreens to consumers in California without the requisite health hazard warning.  Octocrylene contains benzophenone, which is a chemical known to the State of California to cause cancer.