60 Day Notice 2014-00514

AG Number: 
2014-00514
Notice PDF: 
Date Filed: 
06/04/2014
Noticing Party: 
Anthony E. Held, Ph.D., P.E.
Plaintiff Attorney: 
Josh Voorhees
Alleged Violators: 
Ruan, Incorporated
Concentric International Inc.
Chemicals: 
Di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate (DEHP)
Source: 
Seats with Vinyl/PVC Upholstery
Vinyl/PVC Seat Cushions

60-Day Notice Document

Corrected Complaint
AG Number:
2014-00514
Complaint PDF: 
Date Filed:
12/02/2019
Case Name: 
Held v. Concentric International Inc., et al.
Court Name: 
San Francisco Superior Court
Court Docket Number: 
CGC-19-579603
Plaintiff: 
Anthony E. Held, Ph.D., P.E.
Plaintiff Attorney: 
The Chanler Group
Defendant: 
Concentric International Inc.
Ruan, Incorporated
Type of Claim: 
Failure to Warn
Relief Sought: 
Warning
Civil Penalty
Contact Name: 
Clifford A. Chanler
Contact Organization: 
The Chanler Group
Email Address:
Address: 
2550 Ninth Street, Suite 205
City, State, Zip:
Berkeley, CA 94710
Phone Number:
(510) 848-8880
Fax Number:
(510) 848-8118
Civil Complaint
AG Number:
2014-00514
Complaint PDF: 
Date Filed:
09/27/2019
Case Name: 
Held v. Concentric International Inc., et al.
Court Name: 
San Francisco Superior Court
Court Docket Number: 
CGC-19-579603
Plaintiff: 
Anthony E. Held, Ph.D., P.E.
Plaintiff Attorney: 
The Chanler Group
Defendant: 
Concentric International Inc.
Ruan, Incorporated
Type of Claim: 
Failure to Warn
Relief Sought: 
Warning
Civil Penalty
Contact Name: 
Clifford A. Chanler
Contact Organization: 
The Chanler Group
Email Address:
Address: 
2550 Ninth Street, Suite 205
City, State, Zip:
Berkeley, CA 94710
Phone Number:
(510) 848-8880
Fax Number:
(510) 848-8118
Corrected Complaint
AG Number:
2014-00514
Complaint PDF: 
Date Filed:
06/11/2019
Case Name: 
Held v. Concentric International, Inc., et al.
Court Name: 
San Francisco Superior Court
Court Docket Number: 
CGC-18-570116
Plaintiff: 
Anthony E. Held, Ph.D., P.E.
Plaintiff Attorney: 
The Chanler Group
Defendant: 
Ruan, Incorporated
Concentric International, Inc.
Type of Claim: 
Failure to Warn
Relief Sought: 
Warning
Civil Penalty
Contact Name: 
Clifford A. Chanler
Contact Organization: 
The Chanler Group
Email Address:
Address: 
2550 Ninth Street, Suite 205
City, State, Zip:
Berkeley, CA 94710
Phone Number:
(510) 848-8880
Fax Number:
(510) 848-8118
Civil Complaint
AG Number:
2014-00514
Complaint PDF: 
Date Filed:
09/25/2018
Case Name: 
Held v. Concentric International Inc., et al.
Court Name: 
San Francisco Superior Court
Court Docket Number: 
CGC-18-570116
Plaintiff: 
Anthony E. Held, Ph.D., P.E.
Plaintiff Attorney: 
Laralei S. Paras
Defendant: 
Concentric International Inc.
Ruan Incorporated
Type of Claim: 
Failure to Warn
Relief Sought: 
Warning
Civil Penalty
Contact Name: 
Laralei S. Paras
Contact Organization: 
The Chanler Group
Email Address:
Address: 
2560 Ninth St, Suite 214
City, State, Zip:
Berkeley, CA 94710
Phone Number:
(510) 848-8880
Settlement
AG Number:
2014-00514
Settlement PDF: 
Settlement Date:
12/06/2019
Case Name: 
Held v. Concentric International Inc.
Court Name: 
N/A - Out of Court
Court Docket Number: 
N/A - Out of Court
Plaintiff: 
Anthony E. Held, Ph.D., P.E.
Plaintiff Attorney: 
The Chanler Group
Defendant: 
Concentric International Inc.
Injunctive Relief: 
Reformulation or warnings
*Non-Contingent Civil Penalty:
$ 4,000.00
Attorney(s) Fees and Costs:
$ 21,600.00
Payment in Lieu of Penalty:
$ 0.00
Total Payments:
$ 25,600.00
Will settlement be submitted to court?
Will settlement be submitted to court?: 
No
Contact Name: 
Clifford A. Chanler
Contact Organization: 
The Chanler Group
Email Address:
clifford@chanler.com
Address: 
2550 Ninth Street, Suite 205
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.