60 Day Notice 2015-01077

AG Number: 
2015-01077
Notice PDF: 
Date Filed: 
10/27/2015
Noticing Party: 
Consumer Advocacy Group, Inc.
Alleged Violators: 
Koco Trading Co., Inc.
Kim, Giyun
Chemicals: 
Di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate (DEHP)
Source: 
Kitchen Tongs
NOTE: 
Please also reference notice 2015-01146 and 2015-00641.

60-Day Notice Document

Civil Complaint
AG Number:
2015-01077
Complaint PDF: 
Date Filed:
07/20/2016
Case Name: 
CAG V. H MART, INC. ET AL
Court Name: 
Los Angeles County Superior Court
Court Docket Number: 
BC627649
Plaintiff: 
Consumer Advocacy Group, Inc.
Plaintiff Attorney: 
Reuben Yeroushalmi
Defendant: 
H Mart, Inc.
H Mart Companies, Inc.
Type of Claim: 
Failure to Warn
Relief Sought: 
Warning
Civil Penalty
Costs of suit; Reasonable Attorney Fee and Costs; Any further relief that the court may deem just and equitable.
Contact Name: 
REUBEN YEROUSHALMI
Contact Organization: 
YEROUSHALMI &YEROUSHALMI
Email Address:
Address: 
9100 Wilshire Blvd
City, State, Zip:
Beverly Hills, CA 90212
Phone Number:
(310) 623-1926
Comments: 
This complaint includes AG 2015-01146.
Settlement
AG Number:
2015-01077
Settlement PDF: 
Settlement Date:
03/07/2019
Case Name: 
CAG v. H Mart Companies, Inc.
Court Name: 
Los Angeles County Superior Court
Court Docket Number: 
BC627649
Plaintiff: 
Consumer Advocacy Group, Inc.
Defendant: 
H Mart Companies, Inc. a New York Corporation
H Mart, Inc. a Delaware Corporation
Injunctive Relief: 
Reformulation of Covered Products to contain less than .1% DEHP by weight. Compliant warnings on existing inventory
*Non-Contingent Civil Penalty:
$ 0.00
Attorney(s) Fees and Costs:
$ 0.00
Payment in Lieu of Penalty:
$ 0.00
Total Payments:
$ 0.00
Will settlement be submitted to court?
Will settlement be submitted to court?: 
Yes
Contact Name: 
Reuben Yeroushalmi
Contact Organization: 
Yeroushalmi and Yeroushalmi
Email Address:
admin@yeroushalmi.com
Address: 
9100 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 240W
City, State, Zip:
Beverly Hills, CA 90212
Phone Number:
(310) 623-1926
Comments: 
This Settlement contains the following two (2) Notices: AG2015-01146 and AG2015-00641
Settlement
AG Number:
2015-01077
Settlement PDF: 
Settlement Date:
10/11/2019
Case Name: 
Consumer Advocacy Group v. H Mart Companies, Inc. et al
Court Name: 
Los Angeles County Superior Court
Court Docket Number: 
BC627649
Plaintiff: 
Consumer Advocacy Group, Inc.
Defendant: 
Koco Trading Co. Inc.
Injunctive Relief: 
Reformulation of Covered Products to contain less than 0.1% DEHP by weight. Compliant warnings on existing inventory.
*Non-Contingent Civil Penalty:
$ 5,720.00
Attorney(s) Fees and Costs:
$ 140,000.00
Payment in Lieu of Penalty:
$ 4,280.00  ($ 5,720.00 (Civil Penalty: one check payable to OEHHA in the amount of $4,290.00 (75%) and one check payable to CAG in the amount of $1,430.00 (25%). CAG will use the payment in lieu of the civil penalties for such projects and purposes related to environmental protection, worker health and safety, or reduction of human exposure to hazardous substances.)
Total Payments:
$ 150,000.00
Will settlement be submitted to court?
Will settlement be submitted to court?: 
Yes
Contact Name: 
Reuben Yeroushalmi
Contact Organization: 
Yeroushalmi and Yeroushalmi
Email Address:
lawfirm@yeroushalmi.com
Address: 
9100 Wilshire Blvd, 240w
City, State, Zip:
Beverly Hills, CA 90212
Phone Number:
310-623-1926
Comments: 
Consent Judgement also covers Notice with AG Number AG# 2015-01146
Judgment
AG Number:
2015-01077
Judgment PDF: 
Judgment Date:
01/22/2020
Settlement reported to AG: 
Fri, 10/11/2019
Case Name: 
CAG v. H Mart Companies, Inc.
Court Name: 
Los Angeles County Superior Court
Court Docket Number: 
BC627649
Plaintiff: 
Consumer Advocacy Group, Inc.
Defendant: 
Koco Trading Co., Inc.
Injunctive Relief: 
Reformulation of Covered Products to contain less than 0.1% DEHP by weight. Compliant warnings on existing inventory.
*Non-Contingent Civil Penalty:
$ 5,720.00
Attorney(s) Fees and Costs:
$ 140,000.00
Payment in Lieu of Penalty:
$ 4,280.00  ($ 5,720.00 (Civil Penalty: one check payable to OEHHA in the amount of $4,290.00 (75%) and one check payable to CAG in the amount of $1,430.00 (25%). CAG will use the payment in lieu of the civil penalties for such projects and purposes related to environmental protection, worker health and safety, or reduction of human exposure to hazardous substances.)
Total Payments:
$ 150,000.00
Is Judgment Pursuant to Settlement?
Yes
Contact Name: 
Reuben Yeroushalmi
Contact Organization: 
Yeroushalmi and Yeroushalmi
Email Address:
admin@yeroushalmi.com
Address: 
9100 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 240W
City, State, Zip:
Beverly Hills, CA 90212
Phone Number:
(310) 623-1926
Judgment
AG Number:
2015-01077
Judgment PDF: 
Judgment Date:
06/04/2019
Settlement reported to AG: 
Thu, 03/07/2019
Case Name: 
CAG v. H Mart Companies, Inc.
Court Name: 
Los Angeles County Superior Court
Court Docket Number: 
BC627649
Plaintiff: 
Consumer Advocacy Group, Inc.
Defendant: 
H Mart Companies, Inc. a New York Corporation
H Mart, Inc. a Delaware Corporation
Injunctive Relief: 
Reformulation of Covered Products to contain less than .1% DEHP by weight. Compliant warnings on existing inventory
*Non-Contingent Civil Penalty:
$ 0.00
Attorney(s) Fees and Costs:
$ 0.00
Payment in Lieu of Penalty:
$ 0.00
Total Payments:
$ 0.00
Is Judgment Pursuant to Settlement?
Yes
Contact Name: 
Reuben Yeroushalmi
Contact Organization: 
Yeroushalmi and Yeroushalmi
Email Address:
admin@yeroushalmi.com
Address: 
9100 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 240W
City, State, Zip:
Beverly Hills, CA 90212
Phone Number:
(310) 623-1926


* 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.