firm casework - enforcement

July 17, 2015
DEHP
Out-of-Court Settlement
Citizen enforcer Laurence Vinocur and settling parties InMusic Brands, Inc., Numark International, Inc., and Numark Industries, LLC (collectively, “InMusic”) entered into an out-of-court settlement agreement on July 17, 2015.  Vinocur had alleged that InMusic sold headphones with vinyl/PVC components containing the phthalate chemical di(2-ethylhexyl)...
June 29, 2015
DEHP
Out-of-Court Settlement
Citizen enforcer Whitney R. Leeman, Ph.D. and settling party PlanAhead, LLC (“PlanAhead”) entered into an out-of-court settlement agreement on June 29, 2015.  Leeman had alleged that PlanAhead sold vinyl/PVC organizer covers containing the phthalate chemical di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate (“DEHP”) in the State of California without providing the...
June 25, 2015
DEHP
Out-of-Court Settlement
On June 25, 2015, Dr. Whitney R. Leeman and settling party The TJX Companies, Inc. (“TJX”) entered into an out-of-court settlement agreement.  Leeman had alleged that TJX sold cases for electronics with vinyl/PVC zipper pulls containing the phthalate chemical di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate (“DEHP”) in the State of California without providing the...
May 28, 2015
DEHP
Consent Judgment
The parties involved in the case Leeman v. American DJ Supply, Inc. executed a Consent Judgment on May 28, 2015.  In this matter, citizen enforcer Whitney R. Leeman, Ph.D alleged that American DJ Supply, Inc. (“ADJ”) sold headphones with vinyl/PVC ear cushions and vinyl/PVC headphone bags containing the phthalate chemical di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate (...
May 22, 2015
DEHP
Consent Judgment
On May 22, 2015, citizen enforcer Paul Wozniak and settling party Toys “R” Us (“TRU”) executed a Consent Judgment.  In this matter, Wozniak alleged that TRU sold headphones with vinyl/PVC cushions containing the phthalate chemical di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate (“DEHP”) in the State of California without providing the requisite health...
May 5, 2015
DEHP
Out-of-Court Settlement
On May 5, 2015, Dr. Whitney R. Leeman and settling party Lenovo (United States) Inc. (“Lenovo”) entered into an out-of-court settlement agreement.  Leeman had alleged that Lenovo sold headphones with vinyl/PVC components and/or cords containing the phthalate chemical di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate (“DEHP”) in the State of California without...
April 16, 2015
DEHP
Out-of-Court Settlement
Whistleblower Anthony E. Held, Ph.D, P.E. and settling party Tri-Coastal Design Group, Inc. (“Tri-Coastal”) entered into an out-of-court settlement agreement on April 16, 2015.  Held had alleged that Tri-Coastal sold vinyl/PVC journal covers containing the phthalate chemical di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate (“DEHP”) in the State of California without...
April 16, 2015
DEHP
Out-of-Court Settlement
Citizen enforcer Whitney R. Leeman, Ph.D and settling party Vanoden, Inc. (“Vanroden”) entered into an out-of-court settlement agreement on April 16, 2015.  Leeman had alleged that Vanroden sold vinyl/PVC notebook covers containing the phthalate chemical di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate (“DEHP”) in the State of California without providing the...