firm casework - enforcement

May 15, 2009
DEHP, Lead
Out-of-Court Settlement
On May 15, 2009, citizen enforcer Anthony E. Held, Ph.D., P.E. and settling defendant Rainbow West Apparel, Inc. (“Rainbow West”) entered into an out-of-court Settlement Agreement, which resolved Held’s allegations that Rainbow West sold children’s PVC outerwear containing the phthalate chemical di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate (“DEHP”) and...
May 12, 2009
DEHP
Out-of-Court Settlement
On May 12, 2009, citizen enforcer Anthony E. Held, Ph.D., P.E. and settling defendant Dollar Empire, LLC (“Dollar Empire”) entered into an out-of-court Settlement Agreement, which resolved Held’s allegations that Dollar Empire sold children’s wear with vinyl components containing the phthalate chemical di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate (“DEHP...
May 11, 2009
DEHP
Out-of-Court Settlement
On May 11, 2009, citizen enforcer Anthony E. Held, Ph.D., P.E., and settling defendant Washington Shoe Company  (“Washington Shoe”) entered into an out-of-court Settlement Agreement, which resolved Held’s allegations that Washington Shoe sold children’s raincoats containing the phthalate chemical di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate (“DEHP”)...
May 5, 2009
DEHP, Lead
Out-of-Court Settlement
On May 5, 2009, citizen enforcers Anthony E. Held, Ph.D., P.E. and Russell Brimer and settling defendant Creata (USA) Inc. (“Creata”) entered into an out-of-court Settlement Agreement, which resolved Brimer’s allegations that Creata sold mugs with colored artwork or designs containing the heavy metal lead and Held’s allegations that Creata sold...
May 1, 2009
DEHP
Out-of-Court Settlement
On May 1, 2009, citizen enforcer Anthony E. Held, Ph.D., P.E., and settling defendant A.W. Faber-Castell USA, Inc. ("Faber-Castell) entered into an out-of-court Settlement Agreement, which resolved Held's allegations that Faber-Castell sold children's vinyl backpacks containing the phthalate chemical di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate ("DEHP") in the State...
April 30, 2009
DEHP, Lead
Out-of-Court Settlement
On April 30, 2009, citizen enforcer Anthony E. Held, Ph.D., P.E., and settling defendant Poof-Slinky, Inc. ("Poof-Slinky") entered into an out-of-court Settlement Agreement, which resolved Held's allegations that Poof-Slinky sold children's vinyl bags containing the phthalate chemical di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate ("DEHP") and children's toys...
April 24, 2009
DEHP
Consent Judgment
On April 24, 2009, the Alameda County Superior Court entered a Consent Judgment in Held v. Toys "R" Us, Inc.; et al., which resolved citizen enforcer Anthony E. Held, Ph.D., P.E.'s allegations that the defendants Save Mart Supermarkets ("Save Mart") and Food Maxx ("Food Maxx") sold infant's and children's items containing the...
April 13, 2009
DEHP
Out-of-Court Settlement
On April 13, 2009, citizen enforcer Anthony E. Held, Ph.D., P.E., and settling defendant Baby Togs, Inc. ("Baby Togs") entered into an out-of-court Settlement Agreement, which resolved Held's allegations that Baby Togs sold children's clothing ensembles with shoes containing the phthalate chemical di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate ("DEHP") in the State...