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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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December 18, 2018
DEHP
Consent Judgment
The parties involved in the case Held v. Little Earth Productions, Inc. executed a Consent Judgment on December 18, 2018.  In this matter, citizen enforcer Anthony E. Held, Ph.D., P.E. alleged that Little Earth Productions, Inc. (“Little Earth”) sold tote bags with handles containing the phthalate chemical di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate ("DEHP...
November 1, 2018
DEHP
Out-of-Court Settlement
On November 1, 2018, citizen enforcer Laurence Vinocur and settling party Standard Sales, Inc. (“Standard Sales”) entered into an out-of-court settlement agreement. Vinocur had alleged that Standard Sales sold backpacks with vinyl/PVC components containing the phthalate chemical di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate (“DEHP”) in the State of California without...
October 22, 2018
DEHP
Consent Judgment
The parties involved in the case Held v. Radians, Inc. executed a Consent Judgment on October 22, 2018.  In this matter, citizen enforcer Anthony E. Held, Ph.D., P.E. alleged that Radians, Inc. (“Radians”) sold gloves with vinyl/PVC components  containing the phthalate chemical di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate ("DEHP") in the State of...
October 12, 2018
DEHP
Consent Judgment
The parties involved in the case Vinocur v. American Exchange Time LLC executed a Consent Judgment on October 12, 2018.  In this matter, citizen enforcer Laurence Vinocur alleged that American Exchange Time LLC (“American Exchange Time”) sold watch bands containing the phthalate chemical di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate ("DEHP") in the State...
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...