60 Day Notice 2019-01758

AG Number: 
2019-01758
Notice PDF: 
Date Filed: 
09/12/2019
Noticing Party: 
Precila Balabbo
Plaintiff Attorney: 
Evan J. Smith, Esquire
Alleged Violators: 
Naterra International, Inc.
Ulta Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance, Inc.
Ulta Beauty
Chemicals: 
Di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate (DEHP)
Source: 
Tree Hut Essential Travel kit, UPC# 0 75371 78046 2

60-Day Notice Document

Civil Complaint
AG Number:
2019-01758
Complaint PDF: 
Date Filed:
09/25/2020
Case Name: 
Precila Balabbo v. Naterra International, Inc., et al.
Court Name: 
Alameda County Superior Court
Court Docket Number: 
RG20075339
Plaintiff: 
Precila Balabbo
Plaintiff Attorney: 
Evan J. Smith
Defendant: 
Naterra International, Inc.
Ulta Beauty, Inc.
Type of Claim: 
Failure to Warn
Relief Sought: 
Warning
Civil Penalty
Contact Name: 
Evan J. Smith
Contact Organization: 
Brodsky & Smith, LLC
Email Address:
Address: 
9595 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 900
City, State, Zip:
Beverly Hills, CA 90212
Phone Number:
877-534-2590
Fax Number:
310-247-0160
Settlement
AG Number:
2019-01758
Settlement PDF: 
Settlement Date:
10/08/2021
Case Name: 
EMA BELL v. NATERRA INTERNATIONAL, INC.
Court Name: 
Alameda County Superior Court - Hayward
Court Docket Number: 
RG20075323 Consolidated With: RG20075339
Plaintiff: 
Ema Bell
Precila Balabbo
Plaintiff Attorney: 
Evan J. Smith
Defendant: 
Naterra International, Inc.
Injunctive Relief: 
warn and commitment to not sell
*Non-Contingent Civil Penalty:
$ 3,000.00
Attorney(s) Fees and Costs:
$ 27,000.00
Payment in Lieu of Penalty:
$ 0.00
Total Payments:
$ 30,000.00
Will settlement be submitted to court?
Will settlement be submitted to court?: 
Yes
Contact Name: 
Evan J. Smith
Contact Organization: 
Brodsky & Smith
Email Address:
esmith@brodskysmith.com
Address: 
9595 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 900
City, State, Zip:
Beverly Hills, CA 90212
Phone Number:
(877) 534-2590
Fax Number:
(310) 247-0160
Comments: 
This Settlement also applies to AG 2019-01233.
Judgment
AG Number:
2019-01758
Judgment PDF: 
Judgment Date:
05/13/2022
Settlement reported to AG: 
Thu, 10/21/2021
Case Name: 
Bell v. Naterra International, Inc.
Court Name: 
Alameda County Superior Court
Court Docket Number: 
RG20075325
Plaintiff: 
Ema Bell
Precila Balabbo
Plaintiff Attorney: 
Evan J. Smith
Defendant: 
Naterra International, Inc.
CVS Pharmacy, Inc.
Injunctive Relief: 
Warning or reformulation
*Non-Contingent Civil Penalty:
$ 3,000.00
Attorney(s) Fees and Costs:
$ 27,000.00
Payment in Lieu of Penalty:
$ 0.00
Total Payments:
$ 30,000.00
Is Judgment Pursuant to Settlement?
Yes
Contact Name: 
Evan J. Smith
Contact Organization: 
Brodsky & Smith
Email Address:
esmith@brodskysmith.com
Address: 
9595 Wilshire Boulevard, Ste. 900
City, State, Zip:
Beverly Hills, CA 90212
Phone Number:
(877) 534-2590
Fax Number:
(310) 247-0160


* 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.