60 Day Notice 2019-01401

AG Number: 
2019-01401
Notice PDF: 
Date Filed: 
07/17/2019
Noticing Party: 
Consumer Advocacy Group, Inc.
Alleged Violators: 
AHQ, LLC
AHQ
Accessory Headquarters, LLC
Marshalls of CA, LLC
Marshalls
Glendale Marketplace
Chemicals: 
Diisononyl phthalate (DINP)
Source: 
Cosmetic Bag

60-Day Notice Document

Civil Complaint
AG Number:
2019-01401
Complaint PDF: 
Date Filed:
11/07/2019
Case Name: 
CAG v AHQ, LLC, et al.
Court Name: 
Los Angeles County Superior Court
Court Docket Number: 
19STCV40125
Plaintiff: 
Consumer Advocacy Group, Inc.
Plaintiff Attorney: 
Reuben Yeroushalmi
Defendant: 
AHQ, LLC
Marshalls of CA, LLC
Marshalls of MA, Inc.
Marshalls of Nevada, Inc.
The TJX Companies, Inc.
The TJX Operating Companies, Inc.
HOMEGOODS, Inc.
Type of Claim: 
Failure to Warn
Relief Sought: 
Warning
Civil Penalty
Contact Name: 
Reuben Yeroushalmi
Contact Organization: 
Consumer Advocacy Group, Inc.
Email Address:
Address: 
9100 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 240W
City, State, Zip:
Beverly Hills, CA 90212
Phone Number:
(310) 623-1926
Fax Number:
(310) 623-1930
Settlement
AG Number:
2019-01401
Settlement PDF: 
Settlement Date:
04/20/2021
Case Name: 
CAG v AHQ, LLC, et al.
Court Name: 
Los Angeles County Superior Court
Court Docket Number: 
19STCV40125
Plaintiff: 
Consumer Advocacy Group, Inc.
Plaintiff Attorney: 
Reuben Yeroushalmi
Defendant: 
AHQ, LLC
Injunctive Relief: 
Defendants no longer sell the covered products. Covered products sold should be reformulated to 0.1% (1,000 parts per million) by weight of DINP. Defendants agree all existing products will follow proposition 65 compliant warnings.
*Non-Contingent Civil Penalty:
$ 22,860.00
Attorney(s) Fees and Costs:
$ 55,000.00
Payment in Lieu of Penalty:
$ 17,140.00  (CAG will use this portion of the Total Settlement Payment as follows, eighty five percent (85%) for fees of investigation, purchasing and testing for the Proposition 65 Listed Chemical in various products, and for expert fees for evaluating exposures through various mediums, including but not limited to consumer product , occupational, and environmental exposures to the Proposition 65 Listed Chemical, and the cost of hiring consulting and retaining experts who assist with the extensive scientific analysis necessary for those files in litigation and to offset the costs of future litigation enforcing Proposition 65. fifteen percent (15%) for administrative costs incurred during investigation and litigation to reduce the public’s exposure to the Proposition 65 Listed Chemical by notifying those persons and/or entities believed to be responsible for such exposures and attempting to persuade those persons and/or entities to reformulate their products.)
Total Payments:
$ 95,000.00
Will settlement be submitted to court?
Will settlement be submitted to court?: 
Yes
Contact Name: 
Reuben Yeroushalmi
Contact Organization: 
Consumer Advocacy Group, Inc.
Email Address:
admin@yeroushalmi.com
Address: 
9100 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 240W
City, State, Zip:
Beverly Hills, CA 90212
Phone Number:
(310) 623-1926
Fax Number:
(310) 623-1930


* 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.