pliers with vinyl/PVC grips

July 9, 2015
The parties involved in the case Moorberg v. The Lincoln Electric Company, et al. executed a Consent Judgment on July 9, 2015.  In this matter, citizen enforcer Mark Moorberg alleged that The Lincoln Electric Company (“Lincoln”) and J.W. Harris Company, Inc. (“JW”) (collectively, “Settling Defendants”) sold pliers with vinyl/PVC grips...
Hand Tools
DEHP, Lead
March 17, 2015
On March 17, 2015, citizen enforcer Anthony E. Held, Ph.D, P.E. and settling party The B & F System, Inc. (“B & F”) entered into an out-of-court settlement agreement.  Held had alleged that B & F sold pliers with vinyl/PVC grips and booster cables with vinyl/PVC grips containing the phthalate chemical di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate (“DEHP”)...
DEHP, Lead