firm casework - enforcement

January 13, 2017
DEHP, TDCPP
Consent Judgment
The parties involved in the case Vinocur v. Houston’s, Inc. executed a Consent Judgment on January 13, 2017.  In this matter, citizen enforcer Laurence Vinocur alleged that Houston’s, Inc. (“Houston”) sold chairs with vinyl/PVC upholstery containing the phthalate chemical di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate (“DEHP”) and chairs with foam...
December 29, 2016
Lead
Out-of-Court Settlement
On December 29, 2016, citizen enforcer John Moore and settling party Big Green Egg (“Green Egg”) entered into an out-of-court settlement agreement.  Moore had alleged that Green Egg sold vertical poultry roasters containing the heavy metal lead in the State of California without providing the requisite health hazard warnings. As part of the settlement,...
November 22, 2016
DEHP
Consent Judgment
The parties involved in the case Leeman v. Electrolux Home Care Products, Inc. executed a Consent Judgment on November 22, 2016.  In this matter, citizen enforcer Whitney R. Leeman, Ph.D. alleged that Electrolux Home Care Products, Inc. (“Electrolux”) sold vacuums with vinyl/PVC hoses containing the phthalate chemical di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate (“...
October 31, 2016
Lead
Consent Judgment
The parties involved in the case Brimer v. M. Jacob & Sons, dba Sprayco executed a Consent Judgment on October 31, 2016.  In this matter, citizen enforcer Russell Brimer alleged that M. Jacob & Sons, dba Sprayco (“Defendant”) sold metal sprayer nozzles containing the heavy metal lead in the State of California without providing the requisite...
September 27, 2016
DEHP, Lead
Out-of-Court Settlement
On September 27, 2016, citizen enforcer Laurence Vinocur and settling party Bigmouth Inc. (“Bigmouth”) entered into an out-of-court settlement agreement.  Vinocur had alleged that Bigmouth sold tools with vinyl/PVC grips and vinyl/PVC erasers containing the phthalate chemical di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate (“DEHP”) and mugs with exterior designs...
September 22, 2016
DEHP
Consent Judgment
The parties involved in the case Brimer v. Dundas Jafine Inc. executed a Consent Judgment on September 22, 2016.  In this matter, citizen enforcer Russell Brimer alleged that Dundas Jafine  Inc. (“Dundas”) sold vinyl/PVC coated cables containing the phthalate chemical di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate (“DEHP”) in the State of California without...
September 7, 2016
DEHP
Consent Judgment
The parties involved in the case Moore v. NCH Corporation, et al. executed a Consent Judgment on September 7, 2016.  In this matter, citizen enforcer John Moore alleged that NCH Corporation and Danco, Inc. (“Defendants”) sold vinyl/PVC hoses containing the phthalate chemical di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate (“DEHP”) in the State of California without...
September 6, 2016
DEHP
Consent Judgment
The parties involved in the case Englander v. General Foam Plastic Corp., et al. executed a Consent Judgment on September 6, 2016.  In this matter, citizen enforcer Peter Englander alleged that General Foam Plastics Corp. and Beckett Corporation (“Defendants”) sold vinyl/PVC tubing containing the phthalate chemical di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate (“DEHP...