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This Proposition 65 action arose from Anthony E. Held, Ph.D., P.E. and John Moore’s allegations in 2009 that certain fashion accessories containing one or more phthalate chemicals known to cause reproductive harm, specifically di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate (“DEHP”), butyl benzyl...

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August 31, 2018
DEHP
Consent Judgment
The parties involved in the case Held v. American Healthcare Products, Inc. executed a Consent Judgment on August 31 2018.  In this matter, citizen enforcer Anthony E. Held, Ph.D., P.E. alleged that American Healthcare Products, Inc. (“AHP”) sold vinyl/PVC gloves containing the phthalate chemical di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate ("DEHP") in...
August 17, 2018
DEHP
Out-of-Court Settlement
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...
August 10, 2018
DEHP
Out-of-Court Settlement
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...
June 28, 2018
DEHP
Out-of-Court Settlement
On June 28, 2018, citizen enforcer Russell Brimer and settling party IFG Corp. (“IFG”) entered into an out-of-court settlement agreement. Brimer had alleged that IFG sold handbags containing the phthalate chemical di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate (“DEHP”) in the State of California without providing the requisite health hazard warnings. As part of the...
June 5, 2018
DEHP
Consent Judgment
The parties involved in the case Englander v. Dollar General Corporation executed a Consent Judgment on June 5, 2018.  In this matter, citizen enforcer Peter Englander alleged that Dollar General Corporation (“Dollar General”) sold vinyl/PVC ID holder components containing the phthalate chemical di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate (“DEHP”) in the State...
March 27, 2018
DEHP
Consent Judgment
The parties involved in the case Englander v. G-III Apparel Group, Ltd. executed a Consent Judgment on March 27, 2018.  In this matter, citizen enforcer Peter Englander alleged that G-III Apparel Enterprises, Ltd. (“G-III Apparel”) sold vinyl/PVC ponchos containing the phthalate chemical di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate (“DEHP”) in the State of...
March 19, 2018
DEHP
Out-of-Court Settlement
On March 19, 2018, citizen enforcer Peter Englander and settling party E&A Worldwide Traders (“E&A Worldwide”) entered into an out-of-court settlement agreement. Englander had alleged that E&A Worldwide sold luggage tags with vinyl/PVC straps containing the phthalate chemical di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate (“DEHP”) in the State of California...
February 9, 2018
Lead
Out-of-Court Settlement
On February 9, 2018, citizen enforcer Peter Englander and settling party Prima Marketing Inc. (“Prima Marketing”) entered into an out-of-court settlement agreement. Englander had alleged that Prima Marketing sold cuffs or bracelets containing the heavy metal lead in the State of California without providing the requisite health hazard warnings. As part of the...