firm casework - enforcement

July 6, 2017
DEHP
Consent Judgment
The parties involved in the case Brimer v. Petedge Massachusetts Business Trust, et al. executed a Consent Judgment on July 6, 2017.  In this matter, citizen enforcer Russell Brimer alleged that Petedge Massachusetts Business Trust and Petedge, Inc. (collectively, “Petedge”) sold pet waste bag holders containing the phthalate chemical di(2-ethylhexyl)...
April 21, 2017
DEHP
Out-of-Court Settlement
On April 21, 2017, citizen enforcer Laurence Vinocur and settling party Boss Pet Products, Inc. (“Boss”) entered into an out-of-court settlement agreement.  Vinocur had alleged that Boss sold pet waste disposal products containing the phthalate chemical di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate (“DEHP”) in the State of California without providing the...
April 26, 2016
DEHP
Consent Judgment
The parties involved in the case Wozniak v. Harbor Freight Tools USA, Inc., et al. executed a Consent Judgment on April 26, 2016.  In this matter, citizen enforcer Paul Wozniak alleged that Harbor Freight Tools USA, Inc. and Central Purchasing, LLC (“Defendants”) sold certain products containing the phthalate chemical di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate (“...
June 11, 2015
DEHP
Out-of-Court Settlement
Citizen enforcer Dr. Whitney R. Leeman and settling party Premiere Living Products, LLC (“Premiere”) entered into an out-of-court settlement agreement on June 11, 2015.  Leeman had alleged that Premiere sold pet baskets with vinyl/PVC handles and storage baskets with vinyl/PVC handles containing the phthalate chemical di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate (“...
April 24, 2015
DEHP
Out-of-Court Settlement
On April 24, 2015, Anthony E. Held, Ph.D, P.E. and settling party STA Elements, Inc. (“STA”) entered into an out-of-court settlement agreement.  Held had alleged that STA sold pet carriers with vinyl/PVC carriers containing the phthalate chemical di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate (“DEHP”) in the State of California without providing the requisite...
March 20, 2015
DEHP
Out-of-Court Settlement
Citizen enforcer Dr. Whitney R. Leeman and settling party Doskocil Manufacturing Company, Inc. (“Doskocil”) entered into an out-of-court settlement agreement on March 20, 2015.  Leeman had alleged that Doskocil sold vinyl/PVC pet tie-out cables containing the phthalate chemical di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate (“DEHP”) in the State of California...
October 24, 2014
DEHP, Lead
Out-of-Court Settlement Agreement
Whistleblowers John Moore and Mark Moorberg and settling party Rhode Island Textile Company (“Rhode Island”) entered into a Modified Settlement Agreement on October 24, 2014, which modified the original December 2012 Agreement.  The Modified Agreement resolved the plaintiffs’ allegations that Rhode Island sold shoe horns and tie-out cables...
June 3, 2014
DEHP
Consent Judgment
The parties involved in the case Held v. Ethical Products, Inc. executed a Consent Judgment on June 3, 2014.  In this matter, citizen enforcer Anthony Held, Ph.D., P.E., alleged that Ethical Products, Inc. (“Ethical Products”) sold pet carriers with vinyl/PVC components containing the phthalate chemical di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate in the State of California...