60 Day Notice 2007-00291

AG Number: 
2007-00291
Notice PDF: 
Date Filed: 
11/20/2007
Noticing Party: 
Anthony E. Held, Ph.D., P.E.
Alleged Violators: 
Darice, Inc.
Michaels Stores, Inc.
Chemicals: 
Di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate
Source: 
Children's Bath Toys

60-Day Notice Document

Civil Complaint
AG Number:
2007-00291
Complaint PDF: 
Date Filed:
05/20/2008
Case Name: 
Held v. Darice, Inc., et al.
Court Name: 
Sacramento County Superior Court
Court Docket Number: 
34-2008-00011360-CU-MC-GDS
Plaintiff: 
Anthony E. Held, Ph.D., P.E.
Plaintiff Attorney: 
David Lavine
Defendant: 
Darice, Inc.
Type of Claim: 
Failure to Warn
Relief Sought: 
Warning
Civil Penalty
Contact Name: 
David Lavine
Contact Organization: 
Hirst & Chanler LLP
Address: 
2560 Ninth Street, Parker Plaza, Suite 214
City, State, Zip:
Berkeley, CA 94710
Phone Number:
(510) 848-8880
Fax Number:
(510) 848-8118
Comments: 
Settlement
AG Number:
2007-00291
Settlement PDF: 
Settlement Date:
05/29/2008
Case Name: 
Held v. Darice, et al.
Court Name: 
Sacramento Superior Court
Court Docket Number: 
34-2008-00011360
Plaintiff: 
Anthony E. Held, Ph.D., P.E.
Plaintiff Attorney: 
David Lavine
Defendant: 
Darice, Inc.
Injunctive Relief: 
Prospective relief: reformulation and warnings.
*Non-Contingent Civil Penalty:
$ 9,000.00
Attorney(s) Fees and Costs:
$ 26,000.00
Payment in Lieu of Penalty:
$ 0.00
Total Payments:
$ 35,000.00
Will settlement be submitted to court?
Will settlement be submitted to court?: 
Yes
Contact Name: 
David Lavine
Contact Organization: 
Hirst & Chanler LLP
Address: 
2560 Ninth Street, PArker Plaza, Suite 214
City, State, Zip:
Berkeley, CA 94710
Phone Number:
(510) 848-8880
Fax Number:
(510) 848-8118
Comments: 
Judgment
AG Number:
2007-00291
Judgment PDF: 
Judgment Date:
08/04/2008
Settlement reported to AG: 
Thu, 05/29/2008
Case Name: 
Held v. Darice, Inc., et al.
Court Name: 
Sacramento Superior Court
Court Docket Number: 
34-2008-00011360
Plaintiff: 
Anthony E. Held, Ph.D., P.E.
Plaintiff Attorney: 
David Lavine
Defendant: 
Darice, Inc.
Injunctive Relief: 
Prospective relief: reformulation and warnings
*Non-Contingent Civil Penalty:
$ 9,000.00
Attorney(s) Fees and Costs:
$ 26,000.00
Payment in Lieu of Penalty:
$ 0.00
Total Payments:
$ 35,000.00
Is Judgment Pursuant to Settlement?
Yes
Contact Name: 
David Lavine
Contact Organization: 
Hirst Chanler LLP
Address: 
2560 Ninth Street, Parker Plaza, Suite 214
City, State, Zip:
Berkeley, CA 94710
Phone Number:
(510) 848-8880
Fax Number:
(510) 848-8118


* A non-contingent civil penalty is the civil penalty that must be paid pursuant to the settlement, regardless of future events or actions of the defendant. If a settlement includes a contingent penalty, the plaintiff should report the additional penalty amount when it becomes due.