Tool Bags

July 1, 2014
On July 1, 2014, the parties executed an out-of-court Settlement Agreement, which resolved the allegations that whistleblower Whitney R. Leeman, Ph.D., made against settling party Fastenal Company (“Fastenal”).  In this matter, Leeman alleged that Fastenal sold tape measures with vinyl/PVC grips, tools with vinyl/PVC grips, tool bags with vinyl/PVC handles,...
Hand Tools
DEHP, Lead
August 14, 2012
Citizen enforcer Russell Brimer’s allegations against settling party Charles Amash Imports, Inc. (“Amash”) were resolved on August 14, 2012, when the parties entered into a Settlement Agreement. Brimer alleged that Amash sold hand tools and tool bags with grips containing the phthalate chemical di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate (“DEHP”) and the heavy...
DEHP, Lead