firm casework - enforcement

April 8, 2015
DEHP
Out-of-Court Settlement
On April 8, 2015, Mark Moorberg and settling party Southern Telecom Inc. (“Southern”) entered into an out-of-court settlement agreement.  Moorberg had alleged that Southern sold headphones with vinyl/PVC ear cushions containing the phthalate chemical di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate (“DEHP”) in the State of California without providing the requisite...
March 23, 2015
DEHP
Consent Judgment
The parties involved in the case Moorberg v. Peter Pauper Press, Inc. executed a Consent Judgment on March 23, 2015.  In this matter, citizen enforcer Mark Moorberg alleged that Peter Pauper Press, Inc. (“Peter Pauper”) sold books with vinyl/PVC covers containing the phthalate chemical di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate (“DEHP”) in the State of...
March 9, 2015
DEHP
Out-of-Court Settlement
On March 9, 2015, the parties executed an out-of-court Settlement Agreement, which resolved the allegations that whistleblower Dr. Whitney R. Leeman made against settling party DPI, Inc. (“DPI”).  In this matter, Leeman alleged that DPI sold vinyl/PVC cases for electronics containing the phthalate chemical di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate (“DEHP”) in...
March 6, 2015
4,4'-MDA, DEHP
Consent Judgment
The parties involved in the case Wozniak v. Newell Rubbermaid Inc. executed a Consent Judgment on March 6, 2015.  In this matter, citizen enforcer Paul Wozniak alleged that Newell Rubbermaid Inc., Calphalon Corporation, Irwin Industrial Tool Company, and Sanford, L.P. (collectively, “Newell”) sold nylon cooking utensils containing the chemical 4,4’-...
February 27, 2015
DEHP
Consent Judgment
The parties involved in the case Held v. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. executed a Consent Judgment on February 27, 2015.  In this matter, citizen enforcer Anthony E. Held, Ph.D, P.E. alleged that John Wiley & Sons, Inc. (“JW&S”) sold books with vinyl/PVC covers containing the phthalate chemical di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate (“DEHP”) in the...
February 26, 2015
Arsenic, DEHP
Out-of-Court Settlement
On February 26, 2015, the parties executed an out-of-court Settlement Agreement, which resolved the allegations that whistleblower Anthony E. Held, Ph.D, P.E., made against settling party Daiso California LLC (“Daiso”).  In this matter, Held alleged that Daiso sold dried seaweed containing the chemical arsenic, earphones with vinyl/PVC cords containing di...
February 23, 2015
DEHP
Out-of-Court Settlement
On February 23, 2015, the parties executed an out-of-court Settlement Agreement, which resolved the allegations that whistleblower Anthony E. Held, Ph.D, P.E. made against settling party Merkury Innovations LLC (“Merkury”).  In this matter, Held alleged that Merkury sold earphone cords containing the phthalate chemical di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate (“...
January 30, 2015
DEHP
Out-of-Court Settlement
On January 30, 2015, the parties executed an out-of-court Settlement Agreement, which resolved the allegations that whistleblower Anthony E. Held, Ph.D, P.E., made against settling party Barron’s Educational Series, Inc. (“Barron’s”).  In this matter, Held alleged that Barron’s sold books with vinyl/PVC covers containing the phthalate...