60 Day Notice 2020-00297

AG Number: 
2020-00297
Notice PDF: 
Date Filed: 
02/11/2020
Noticing Party: 
Ecological Alliance, LLC
Plaintiff Attorney: 
Custodio & Dubey LLP
Alleged Violators: 
Newell Brands Inc.
Target Corporation
Burlington Coat Factory Direct Corporation
Chemicals: 
Di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate (DEHP)
Di-n-butyl phthalate (DBP)
Source: 
thermoses
cooking forks

60-Day Notice Document

Civil Complaint
AG Number:
2020-00297
Complaint PDF: 
Date Filed:
04/22/2020
Case Name: 
Ecological Alliance vs. Newell Brands Inc.
Court Name: 
Los Angeles County Superior Court
Court Docket Number: 
N/A
Plaintiff: 
Ecological Alliance, LLC
Plaintiff Attorney: 
Custodio & Dubey LLP
Defendant: 
Newell Brands Inc.
Type of Claim: 
Failure to Warn
Relief Sought: 
Warning
Civil Penalty
Contact Name: 
Vineet Dubey
Contact Organization: 
Custodio & Dubey, LLP
Email Address:
Address: 
448 S. Hill St., Suite 615
City, State, Zip:
Los Angeles, CA 90013
Phone Number:
(213) 593-9095
Comments: 
This Complaint is only for the cooking forks in the Notice.
Settlement
AG Number:
2020-00297
Settlement PDF: 
Settlement Date:
04/21/2020
Case Name: 
Ecological Alliance vs. Newell Brands Inc.
Court Name: 
Los Angeles County Superior Court
Court Docket Number: 
20STCV15413
Plaintiff: 
Ecological Alliance, LLC
Plaintiff Attorney: 
Custodio & Dubey LLP
Defendant: 
Newell Brands Inc.
Injunctive Relief: 
reformulation to less than 0.1% DEHP or Warning Labels
*Non-Contingent Civil Penalty:
$ 9,000.00
Attorney(s) Fees and Costs:
$ 30,000.00
Payment in Lieu of Penalty:
$ 0.00
Total Payments:
$ 39,000.00
Will settlement be submitted to court?
Will settlement be submitted to court?: 
Yes
Contact Name: 
Vineet Dubey
Contact Organization: 
Custodio & Dubey, LLP
Email Address:
dubey@cd-lawyers.com
Address: 
448 S. Hill St., Suite 615
City, State, Zip:
Los Angeles, CA 90013
Phone Number:
(213) 593-9095
Judgment
AG Number:
2020-00297
Judgment PDF: 
Judgment Date:
11/02/2020
Settlement reported to AG: 
Tue, 04/21/2020
Case Name: 
Ecological Alliance vs. Newell Brands Inc.
Court Name: 
Los Angeles County Superior Court
Court Docket Number: 
20STCV15413
Plaintiff: 
Ecological Alliance, LLC
Plaintiff Attorney: 
Custodio & Dubey LLP
Defendant: 
Newell Brands Inc.
Injunctive Relief: 
reformulation to less than 0.1% DEHP or Warning Labels
*Non-Contingent Civil Penalty:
$ 9,000.00
Attorney(s) Fees and Costs:
$ 30,000.00
Payment in Lieu of Penalty:
$ 0.00
Total Payments:
$ 39,000.00
Is Judgment Pursuant to Settlement?
Yes
Contact Name: 
Vineet Dubey
Contact Organization: 
Custodio & Dubey LLP
Email Address:
dubey@cd-lawyers.com
Address: 
448 S. Hill St., Suite 615
City, State, Zip:
Los Angeles, CA 90013
Phone Number:
(121) 359-39095


* 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.