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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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February 4, 2019
DEHP
Out-of-Court Settlement
On February 4, 2019, citizen enforcer Laurence Vinocur and settling party John F. Mahaney Co. (“John F. Mahaney”) entered into an out-of-court settlement agreement. Vinocur had alleged that John F. Mahaney sold vinyl aprons containing the phthalate chemical di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate (“DEHP”) in the State of California without providing the...
January 25, 2019
DEHP
Out-of-Court Settlement
On January 25, 2019, citizen enforcer Russell Brimer and settling party Scentco, Inc. (“Scentco”) entered into an out-of-court settlement agreement. Brimer had alleged that Scentco sold vinyl/PVC key chains containing the phthalate chemical di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate (“DEHP”) in the State of California without providing the requisite health hazard...
January 22, 2019
DEHP
Out-of-Court Settlement
On January 22, 2019, citizen enforcer John Moore and settling party Creedence Holdings, LLC (“Creedence”) entered into an out-of-court settlement agreement. Moore had alleged that Creedence sold vinyl ID holders containing the phthalate chemical di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate (“DEHP”) in the State of California without providing the requisite health...
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...