60 Day Notice 2017-00609

AG Number: 
2017-00609
Notice PDF: 
Date Filed:
04/28/2017
Noticing Party: 
Environmental Research Center, Inc.
Plaintiff Attorney: 
Ryan Hoffman
Alleged Violators: 
Vollara, LLC, individually and doing business as Vollara
Vollara Concepts, LLC, individually and doing business as Vollara
Chemicals: 
Lead and lead compounds
Source: 
Dietary Supplements

60-Day Notice Document

Civil Complaint
AG Number:
2017-00609
Complaint PDF: 
Date Filed:
10/24/2017
Case Name: 
Environmental Research Center, Inc. vs. Vollara, LLC et al.
Court Name: 
Alameda County Superior Court
Court Docket Number: 
RG17879765
Plaintiff: 
Environmental Research Center, Inc.
Plaintiff Attorney: 
Michael Freund and Ryan Hoffman
Defendant: 
Vollara, LLC, individually and doing business as Vollara; Vollara Concepts, LLC, individually and doing business as Vollara
Type of Claim: 
Failure to Warn
Relief Sought: 
Warning
Civil Penalty
Contact Name: 
Michael Freund and Ryan Hoffman
Contact Organization: 
Michael Freund & Associates
Email Address:
Address: 
1919 Addison Street, Suite 105
City, State, Zip:
Berkeley , CA 94704
Phone Number:
(510) 540-1992
Fax Number:
(510) 540-5543
Settlement
AG Number:
2017-00609
Settlement PDF: 
Settlement Date:
12/20/2018
Case Name: 
Environmental Research Center, Inc. vs. Vollara, LLC et al.
Court Name: 
Alameda County Superior Court
Court Docket Number: 
RG17879765
Plaintiff: 
Environmental Research Center, Inc.
Plaintiff Attorney: 
Ryan Hoffman
Michael Freund
Defendant: 
Vollara, LLC, individually and doing business as Vollara
Injunctive Relief: 
Beginning on the Effective Date of the Consent Judgment, Vollara shall be permanently enjoined from manufacturing for sale in the State of California, distributing into the State of California, or directly selling in the State of California, any Covered Products which expose a person to more than 0.5 micrograms of lead per day unless it meets the warning requirements under Section 3.2 of the Consent Judgment. Provided Vollara can document the dates of manufacture, Covered Products manufactured prior to the Effective Date are not subject to Section 3 of this Consent Judgment.
*Non-Contingent Civil Penalty:
$ 1,000.00
Attorney(s) Fees and Costs:
$ 29,000.00
Payment in Lieu of Penalty:
$ 0.00
Total Payments:
$ 30,000.00
Will settlement be submitted to court?
Yes
Contact Name: 
Ryan Hoffman and Michael Freund
Contact Organization: 
Michael Freund & Associates
Email Address:
rrhoffma@gmail.com
Address: 
1919 Addison Street, Suite 105
City, State, Zip:
Berkeley, CA 94118
Phone Number:
(510) 540-1992
Judgment
AG Number:
2017-00609
Judgment PDF: 
Judgment Date:
03/12/2019
Case Name: 
Environmental Research Center, Inc. vs. Vollara, LLC et al.
Court Name: 
Alameda County Superior Court
Court Docket Number: 
RG17879765
Plaintiff: 
Environmental Research Center, Inc.
Plaintiff Attorney: 
Michael Freund
Defendant: 
Vollara, LLC dba Vollara; Vollara Concepts, LLC dba Vollara
Injunctive Relief: 
Beginning on the Effective Date of the Consent Judgment, Vollara shall be permanently enjoined from manufacturing for sale in the State of California, distributing into the State of California, or directly selling in the State of California, any Covered Products which expose a person to more than 0.5 micrograms of lead per day unless it meets the warning requirements under Section 3.2 of the Consent Judgment. Provided Vollara can document the dates of manufacture, Covered Products manufactured prior to the Effective Date are not subject to Section 3 of this Consent Judgment.
*Non-Contingent Civil Penalty:
$ 1,000.00
Attorney(s) Fees and Costs:
$ 29,000.00
Payment in Lieu of Penalty:
$ 0.00
Total Payments:
$ 30,000.00
Is Judgment Pursuant to Settlement?
Yes
Contact Name: 
Michael Freund
Contact Organization: 
Michael Freund & Associates
Email Address:
freund1@aol.com
Address: 
1919 Addison Street, Suite 105
City, State, Zip:
Berkeley , CA 94704
Phone Number:
(510) 499-1992
Fax Number:
510371-0885


* 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.