60 Day Notice 2017-02443

AG Number: 
2017-02443
Notice PDF: 
Date Filed:
11/06/2017
Noticing Party: 
Center for Advanced Public Awareness, Inc. ("CAPA")
Plaintiff Attorney: 
Kawahito Law Group APC
Alleged Violators: 
Walmart Stores, Inc.
Best Brands Consumer Products, Inc.
Chemicals: 
Di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate (DEHP)
Source: 
Smart Travel Container Set

60-Day Notice Document

Civil Complaint
AG Number:
2017-02443
Complaint PDF: 
Date Filed:
04/06/2018
Case Name: 
Center for Advanced Public Awareness v. Best Brands Consumer
Court Name: 
San Francisco Superior Court
Court Docket Number: 
CGC -18-565587
Plaintiff: 
Center for Advanced Public Awareness
Plaintiff Attorney: 
Kawahito Law Group APC
Defendant: 
Best Brands Consumer Products, Inc.
Type of Claim: 
Failure to Warn
Relief Sought: 
Warning
Civil Penalty
Injunctive Relief
Contact Name: 
James Kawahito
Contact Organization: 
Kawahito Law Group APC
Email Address:
Address: 
222 N. Sepulveda Blvd. Suite 2222
City, State, Zip:
El Segundo, CA 90245
Phone Number:
(310) 746-5300
Fax Number:
(310) 593-2520
Settlement
AG Number:
2017-02443
Settlement PDF: 
Settlement Date:
05/22/2018
Case Name: 
Center for Advanced Public Awareness v. Best Brands Consumer
Court Name: 
San Francisco Superior Court
Court Docket Number: 
CGC-18-565587
Plaintiff: 
Center for Advanced Public Awareness
Plaintiff Attorney: 
Kawahito Law Group APC
Defendant: 
Best Brands Consumer Products, Inc.
Injunctive Relief: 
Commencing on 60 days from the Effective Date, and continuing thereafter, Covered Products that are imported, manufactured and/or sold or offered for sale, or purchased for sale in or into California, shall be deemed to comply with Proposition 65, and be exempt from any Proposition 65 warning requirements with respect to DEHP if they meet the standard of “Reformulated Products.” “Reformulated Products” shall mean Covered Products with accessible components containing less than or equal to 1,000 parts per million (0.1%) DEHP in each accessible component. Covered products that do not meet the standards of Reformulated Products shall be accompanied by a legally compliant warning.
*Non-Contingent Civil Penalty:
$ 3,000.00
Attorney(s) Fees and Costs:
$ 26,000.00
Payment in Lieu of Penalty:
$ 0.00
Total Payments:
$ 29,000.00
Will settlement be submitted to court?
Yes
Contact Name: 
James Kawahito
Contact Organization: 
Kawahito Law Group APC
Email Address:
jkawahito@kawahitolaw.com
Address: 
222 N. Sepulveda Blvd. Suite 2222
City, State, Zip:
El Segundo, CA 90245
Phone Number:
(310) 746-5300


* 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.