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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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September 18, 2017
DEHP
Out-of-Court Settlement
On September 18, 2017, citizen enforcer Paul Wozniak and settling party Rhode Island Textile Company (“RI Textile”) entered into an out-of-court settlement agreement. Wozniak had alleged that RI Textile sold vinyl/PVC bags containing the phthalate chemical di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate (“DEHP”) in the State of California without providing the requisite...
September 11, 2017
DEHP
Consent Judgment
The parties involved in the case Moore v. L.D.F. Industries, Inc. executed a Consent Judgment on September 11, 2017.  In this matter, citizen enforcer John Moore alleged that L.D.F. Industries, Inc. (“L.D.F.”) sold vinyl/PVC rainsuits containing the phthalate chemical di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate (“DEHP”) in the State of California without...
August 23, 2017
DEHP
Consent Judgment
The parties involved in the case Wozniak v. Chapin Manufacturing, Inc. executed a Consent Judgment on August 23, 2017.  In this matter, citizen enforcer Paul Wozniak alleged that Chapin Manufacturing, Inc. (“Chapin”) sold vinyl/PVC shoulder strap pads containing the phthalate chemical di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate (“DEHP”) in the State of...
July 28, 2017
DEHP
Out-of-Court Settlement
On July 28, 2017, citizen enforcer Laurence Vinocur and settling parties Valley Han Kook Market, a California corporation (“Valley Han”) and Jayone Homeware, Inc. (“Jayone”) entered into an out-of-court settlement agreement.  Vinocur had alleged that Valley Han and Jayone sold vinyl/PVC footwear containing the phthalate chemical di(2-...
July 18, 2017
Lead
Out-of-Court Settlement
On July 18, 2017, citizen enforcer Paul Wozniak and settling party Simple Products Corporation (“SPC”) entered into an out-of-court settlement agreement.  Wozniak had alleged that SPC sold safety armbands containing the heavy metal lead in the State of California without providing the requisite health hazard warnings. As part of the settlement, SPC agreed...
July 13, 2017
DEHP
Out-of-Court Settlement
On July 13, 2017, citizen enforcer Paul Wozniak and settling party Stone Mountain USA (“Stone Mountain”) entered into an out-of-court settlement agreement.  Wozniak had alleged that Stone Mountain sold vinyl/PVC wallets containing the phthalate chemical di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate (“DEHP”) in the State of California without providing the...
July 5, 2017
DEHP
Consent Judgment
The parties involved in the case Vinocur v. Jacob Ash Holdings, Inc. executed a Consent Judgment on July 5, 2017.  In this matter, citizen enforcer Laurence Vinocur alleged that Jacob Ash Holdings, Inc. (“Jacob Ash”) sold gloves with vinyl/PVC components containing the phthalate chemical di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate (“DEHP”) in the State of...
June 26, 2017
DINP
Out-of-Court Settlement
On June 26, 2017, citizen enforcer Paul Wozniak and settling party Aftco Mfg. Co., Inc. (“Aftco”) entered into an out-of-court settlement agreement.  Wozniak had alleged that Aftco sold gloves with vinyl/PVC components containing the phthalate chemical diisononyl phthalate (“DINP”) in the State of California without providing the requisite...