60 Day Notice 2016-00125

AG Number: 
2016-00125
Notice PDF: 
Date Filed:
02/19/2016
Noticing Party: 
Environmental Research Center, Inc.
Plaintiff Attorney: 
Rebecca Davis
Alleged Violators: 
Iovate Health Sciences U.S.A. Inc.
Iovate Health Sciences International Inc.
Chemicals: 
Lead and lead compounds
Source: 
Dietary Supplements

60-Day Notice Document

Corrected Complaint
AG Number:
2016-00125
Complaint PDF: 
Date Filed:
12/22/2017
Case Name: 
Environmental Research Center, Inc. v. Iovate Health Science
Court Name: 
Alameda County Superior Court
Court Docket Number: 
RG16838524
Plaintiff: 
Environmental Research Center, Inc.
Plaintiff Attorney: 
Rebecca Davis
Defendant: 
IOVATE HEALTH SCIENCES U.S.A. INC.
IOVATE HEALTH SCIENCES INTERNATIONAL INC.
Type of Claim: 
Failure to Warn
Relief Sought: 
Warning
Civil Penalty
Contact Name: 
Rebecca L. Davis
Contact Organization: 
Lozeau Drury LLP
Email Address:
Address: 
410 12th Street Ste. 250
City, State, Zip:
Oakland, CA 94607
Phone Number:
(510) 836-4200
Fax Number:
(510) 836-4205
Civil Complaint
AG Number:
2016-00125
Complaint PDF: 
Date Filed:
11/10/2016
Case Name: 
Environmental Research Center, Inc. v. Iovate Health Science
Court Name: 
Alameda County Superior Court
Court Docket Number: 
RG16838524
Plaintiff: 
Environmental Research Center, Inc.
Defendant: 
Iovate Health Sciencec U.S.A., Inc.
Iovate Health Sciences International Inc.
Type of Claim: 
Failure to Warn
Relief Sought: 
Warning
Civil Penalty
Contact Name: 
Rebecca L. Davis
Contact Organization: 
Lozeau Drury LLP
Email Address:
Address: 
410 12th Street # 250
City, State, Zip:
Oakland, CA 94607
Phone Number:
510-836-4200
Fax Number:
510-836-4205
Settlement
AG Number:
2016-00125
Settlement PDF: 
Settlement Date:
12/22/2017
Case Name: 
Environmental Research Center v. Iovate Health Sciences USA
Court Name: 
Alameda County Superior Court
Court Docket Number: 
RG16838524
Plaintiff: 
Environmental Research Center, Inc.
Plaintiff Attorney: 
Lozeau Drury LLP
Defendant: 
Iovate Health Sciences USA, Inc.
Iovate Health Sciences International, Inc.
Injunctive Relief: 
Beginning on the Compliance Date, Defendants shall be permanently enjoined from selling or distributing the Covered Products into California that expose persons to more than 0.5 micrograms of lead per day, or 4.1 micrograms of cadmium per day.
*Non-Contingent Civil Penalty:
$ 186,726.00
Attorney(s) Fees and Costs:
$ 298,230.00
Payment in Lieu of Penalty:
$ 140,044.00  (( Attorney's fees and costs have been rounded down from $298,230.37, the payment in lieu of penalty has been rounded up from $140,043.99, and the civil penalty has been rounded up from $186,725.64). The payment in lieu of penalty will be used for continued enforcement of Proposition 65, continued monitoring of past settlements, and efforts to reduce toxic chemical exposures.)
Total Payments:
$ 625,000.00
Will settlement be submitted to court?
Yes
Contact Name: 
Rebecca Davis
Contact Organization: 
Lozeau Drury LLP
Email Address:
rebecca@lozeaudrury.com
Address: 
410 12th Street, Suite 250
City, State, Zip:
Oakland, CA 94607
Phone Number:
(510) 836-4200
Judgment
AG Number:
2016-00125
Judgment PDF: 
Judgment Date:
03/02/2018
Case Name: 
ERC v. Iovate Health Sciences
Court Name: 
Alameda County Superior Court
Court Docket Number: 
RG16838524
Plaintiff: 
Environmental Research Center, Inc.
Plaintiff Attorney: 
Lozeau Drury LLP
Defendant: 
Iovate Health Sciences USA, Inc.
Iovate Health Sciences International, Inc.
Injunctive Relief: 
Beginning on the Compliance Date, Defendants shall be permanently enjoined from selling or distributing the Covered Products into California that expose persons to more than 0.5 micrograms of lead per day, or 4.1 micrograms of cadmium per day.
*Non-Contingent Civil Penalty:
$ 186,726.00
Attorney(s) Fees and Costs:
$ 298,230.00
Payment in Lieu of Penalty:
$ 140,044.00  ( Attorney's fees and costs have been rounded down from $298,230.37, the payment in lieu of penalty has been rounded up from $140,043.99, and the civil penalty has been rounded up from $186,725.64). The payment in lieu of penalty will be used for continued enforcement of Proposition 65, continued monitoring of past settlements, and efforts to reduce toxic chemical exposures.)
Total Payments:
$ 625,000.00
Is Judgment Pursuant to Settlement?
Yes
Contact Name: 
Rebecca Davis
Contact Organization: 
Lozeau Drury LLP
Email Address:
rebecca@lozeaudrury.com
Address: 
410 12th Street, Suite 250
City, State, Zip:
Oakland, CA 94607
Phone Number:
510-836-4200


* 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.