firm casework - enforcement

February 23, 2016
4,4'-MDA, DEHP
Out-of-Court Settlement
On February 23, 2016, citizen enforcer Paul Wozniak and settling party SUPERVALU INC. (“Supervalu”) entered into an out-of-court settlement agreement.  Wozniak had alleged that Supervalu sold nylon cooking utensils containing the chemical 4,4’-methylenedianiline (“4,4’-MDA”) and vinyl/PVC bracelets containing the phthalate chemical...
June 26, 2015
Lead
Out-of-Court Settlement
Citizen enforcer Mark Moorberg and settling party Tara Toy Corp. (“Tara Toy”) entered into an out-of-court settlement agreement on June 26, 2015.  Moorberg had alleged that Tara Toy sold children’s purses containing the heavy metal lead in the State of California without providing the requisite health hazard warnings. As part of the settlement, Tara...
February 19, 2014
Lead
Consent Judgment
On February 19, 2014, the parties involved in the enforcement action Vinocur v. Celebration Creations, Inc., et al., executed a Consent Judgment.  In this matter, citizen enforcer Laurence Vinocur alleged that the defendant Walgreen Co. (“Walgreen”) sold children’s sport-themed baskets containing the heavy metal lead in the State of California...
September 25, 2012
DEHP
Consent Judgment
On September 25, 2012, the Marin County Superior Court entered a Consent Judgment in Moore v. Ms. Dee, Inc., et al., which resolved citizen enforcer John Moore's allegations that defendant Ms. Dee, Inc. ("Ms. Dee"), sold coverings for books/journals, marker pouches, and bracelets containing the phthalate chemical di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate ("DEHP")...
May 18, 2012
BBP, DBP, DEHP
Consent Judgment
On May 18, 2012, the Marin County Superior Court entered a Consent Judgment in Moore v. Wiesner, et al., which resolved citizen enforcer John Moore's allegations that the defendant, Wiesner Products, Inc. ("Wiesner"), sold footwear containing the phthalate chemicals di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate ("DEHP"), butyl benzyl phthalate ("BBP"), and...
February 27, 2012
DEHP
Consent Judgment
On February 27, 2012, the San Francisco County Superior Court entered an Amended Consent Judgment in Held v. S. Goldberg and Co., Inc., et al., which allowed defendants Nina Footwear, Inc. ("Nina") and Mamiye Brothers, Inc. ("Mamiye"), to opt-in to the original Consent Judgment, dated August 20, 2010, resolving citizen enforcer Anthony E. Held, Ph.D.,...
December 7, 2011
DBP
Consent Judgment
On December 7, 2011, the Marin County Superior Court entered a Consent Judgment in Moore v. Age Group Limited, et al., which resolved citizen enforcer John Moore's allegations that the defendant Age Group Limited ("Age Group") sold footwear containing the phthalate di-n-butyl phthalate ("DBP") in the State of California without providing the...
December 6, 2011
Lead
Consent Judgment
On December 6, 2011, the Marin County Superior Court entered a Consent Judgment in Brimer v. Hypnotic Hats, Ltd., which resolved citizen enforcer Russell Brimer's allegations that the defendant Hypnotic Hats, Ltd. ("Hypnotic Hats"), sold Pink Cookie Fashion Belts containing the heavy metal lead in the State of California without providing the requisite...