firm casework - enforcement

January 18, 2019
Lead
Out-of-Court Settlement
On January 18, 2019, citizen enforcer Laurence Vinocur and settling party Merchsource, LLC (“Merchsource”) entered into an out-of-court settlement agreement. Vinocur had alleged that Merchsource sold recipe glasses with exterior designs containing the heavy metal lead in the State of California without providing the requisite health hazard warnings. ...
January 15, 2019
DEHP
Out-of-Court Settlement
On January 15, 2019, citizen enforcer Laurence Vinocur and settling party MW Industries, Inc. (“MW Industries”) entered into an out-of-court settlement agreement. Vinocur had alleged that MW Industries sold PVC gloves containing the phthalate chemical di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate (“DEHP”) in the State of California without providing the requisite...
December 21, 2018
DEHP
Out-of-Court Settlement
On December 21, 2018, citizen enforcer Anthony E. Held, Ph.D., P.E. and settling party Lowe's Home Centers LLC (“Lowe's”) entered into an out-of-court settlement agreement. Held had alleged that Lowe's sold vinyl/PVC greenhouse covers containing the phthalate chemical di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate (“DEHP”) in the State of California without...
November 21, 2018
Lead
Consent Judgment
The parties involved in the case Moore v. Ancient Graffiti, Inc. executed a Consent Judgment on November 21, 2018.  In this matter, citizen enforcer John Moore alleged that Ancient Graffiti, Inc. (“Ancient Graffiti”) sold glass rain gauges with exterior designs containing the heavy metal lead in the State of California without providing the...
October 23, 2018
DEHP
Consent Judgment
The parties involved in the case Englander v. Bed Bath & Beyond, Inc. executed a Consent Judgment on October 23, 2018.  In this matter, citizen enforcer Peter Englander alleged that Bed Bath & Beyond, Inc. (“Bed Bath & Beyond”) sold vinyl/PVC inflatables containing the phthalate chemical di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate ("DEHP")...
October 19, 2018
DEHP
Out-of-Court Settlement
On October 19, 2018, citizen enforcer John Moore and settling party Dramm Corporation (“Dramm”) entered into an out-of-court settlement agreement. Moore had alleged that JS sold aprons with vinyl/PVC components containing the phthalate di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate ("DEHP") in the State of California without providing the requisite health hazard warnings...
October 16, 2018
DEHP
Out-of-Court Settlement
On October 16, 2018, citizen enforcer John Moore and settling parties JC USA Inc. and Jewett-Cameron Company (collectively, “JC”) entered into an out-of-court settlement agreement. Moore had alleged that JC sold vinyl/PVC greenhouse covers containing the phthalate di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate ("DEHP") in the State of California without providing the...
September 21, 2018
DEHP
Consent Judgment
The parties involved in the case Held v. FIMCO, Inc. executed a Consent Judgment on September 21, 2018.  In this matter, citizen enforcer Anthony E. Held, Ph.D., P.E. alleged that FIMCO, Inc. (“FIMCO”) sold vinyl/PVC sprayer hoses containing the phthalate chemical di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate ("DEHP") in the State of California without...