firm casework - enforcement

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...
January 20, 2015
DEHP
Out-of-Court Settlement
On January 20, 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 Corsair Memory, Inc. and Corsair Components, Inc. (collectively, “Corsair”).  In this matter, Held alleged that Corsair sold headsets with vinyl/PVC components containing...
January 14, 2015
DEHP
Out-of-Court Settlement
On January 14, 2015, the parties executed an out-of-court Settlement Agreement, which resolved the allegations that whistleblower Laurence Vinocur made against settling party Intel Corporation (“Intel”).  In this matter, Vinocur alleged that Intel sold earphone buds with cords containing the phthalate chemical di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate (“DEHP...
January 13, 2015
DEHP
Consent Judgment
The parties involved in the case Held v. Ava Enterprises executed a Consent Judgment on January 13, 2015.  In this matter, citizen enforcer Anthony E. Held, Ph.D, P.E. alleged that Ava Enterprises, Inc. (“Ava”) sold headphones with vinyl/PVC components containing the phthalate chemical di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate (“DEHP”) in the State of...
January 12, 2015
DEHP
Out-of-Court Settlement
Whistleblower Anthony E. Held, Ph.D, P.E. and settling party Trends International, LLC (“Trends”) entered into an out-of-court Settlement Agreement on January 12, 2015, which resolved Held’s allegations that Trends sold planners with vinyl/PVC covers containing the phthalate chemical di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate (“DEHP”) in the State of...
September 15, 2014
DEHP
Consent Judgment
 The parties involved in the enforcement action Brimer v. TracFone Wireless, Inc., et al. executed a Consent Judgment on September 15, 2014, which resolved citizen enforcer Russell Brimer’s allegations that the defendants TracFone Wireless, Inc. and Strax Americas, Inc. (collectively “TracFone”) sold headset cords containing the phthalate chemical...
May 9, 2014
DEHP
Consent Judgment
Citizen enforcer Russell Brimer and defendant Rashman Corporation (“Rashman”) executed an Amended Consent Judgment on May 9, 2014, after executing the original Consent Judgment on October 25, 2013.  In this matter, Brimer alleged that Rashman sold ballpoint pen grips containing the phthalate chemical di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate (“DEHP”) in the...
February 6, 2014
DEHP
Consent Judgment
The parties involved in the enforcement action Leeman v. American Greetings Corporation executed an agreement on February 6, 2014.  In this matter, citizen enforcer Whitney R. Leeman, Ph.D., alleged that the defendant American Greetings Corporation (“American Greetings”) sold greeting cards made with vinyl/PVC components containing the phthalate chemical...