firm casework - enforcement

September 22, 2016
Hand Tools
Consent Judgment
The parties involved in the case Leeman v. Plews, Inc. executed a Consent Judgment on September 22, 2016.  In this matter, citizen enforcer Whitney R. Leeman, Ph.D., P.E. alleged that Plews, Inc. (“Plews”) sold tools with vinyl/PVC grips containing the phthalate chemical di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate (“DEHP”) in the State of California without...
September 21, 2016
DEHP
Out-of-Court Settlement
On September 21, 2016, citizen enforcer Peter Englander and settling party Do It Best Corp. (“Do It Best”) entered into an out-of-court settlement agreement.  Englander had alleged that Do It Best sold gloves with vinyl/PVC components containing the phthalate chemical di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate (“DEHP”) in the State of California without...
September 20, 2016
DEHP
Consent Judgment
The parties involved in the case Brimer v. Silver Creek Leather Co., LLC executed a Consent Judgment on September 20, 2016.  In this matter, citizen enforcer Russell Brimer alleged that Silver Creek Leather Co., LLC (“Defendant”) sold vinyl/PVC tool grips containing the phthalate chemical di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate (“DEHP”) in the State of...
September 15, 2016
Lead
Out-of-Court Settlement
On September 15, 2016, citizen enforcer John Moore and settling party Anderson Brass Company (“ABCo”) entered into an out-of-court settlement agreement.  Moore had alleged that ABCo sold RV water heater drain valves containing the heavy metal lead in the State of California without providing the requisite health hazard warnings. As part of the settlement...
August 31, 2016
DEHP
Consent Judgment
The parties involved in the case Moorberg v. Berry Plastics Group, Inc. et al. executed a Consent Judgment on August 31, 2016.  In this matter, citizen enforcer Mark Moorberg alleged that Berry Plastics Group, Inc. and Berry Plastics Corporation (“Berry Plastics”) sold vinyl/PVC electrical tape containing the phthalate chemical di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate...
August 30, 2016
DEHP
Consent Judgment
The parties involved in the case Held v. Quick Fitting, Inc. executed a Consent Judgment on August 30, 2016.  In this matter, citizen enforcer Anthony E. Held, Ph.D., P.E. alleged that Quick Fitting, Inc. (“Quick Fitting”) sold vinyl/PVC ball valve handles containing the phthalate chemical di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate (“DEHP”) in the State of...
August 23, 2016
DINP
Consent Judgment
The parties involved in the case Held v. Gorilla Glue Company executed a Consent Judgment on August 23, 2016.  In this matter, citizen enforcer Anthony E. Held, Ph.D., P.E. alleged that Gorilla Glue Company (“Gorilla Glue”) sold vinyl/PVC tool grips containing the phthalate chemical diisononyl phthalate (“DINP”) in the State of California...
August 22, 2016
DEHP
Out-of-Court Settlement
On August 22, 2016, citizen enforcer Laurence Vinocur and settling party T. Christy Enterprises (“T. Christy”) entered into an out-of-court settlement agreement.  Vinocur had alleged that T. Christy sold vinyl/PVC electrical tape containing the phthalate chemical di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate (“DEHP”) in the State of California without providing...