60 Day Notice 2021-00832

AG Number: 
Notice PDF: 
Date Filed: 
Noticing Party: 
Environmental Research Center, Inc.
Plaintiff Attorney: 
Michael Freund & Associates
Alleged Violators: 
Riff Enterprises, Inc., individually and dba Nuzest USA and Nuzest
Nuzest IP Pty Ltd, individually and dba Nuzest USA and Nuzest
Nuzest Life Pty Ltd, individually and dba Nuzest USA and Nuzest
Lead and lead compounds
Dietary supplements

60-Day Notice Document

AG Number:
Settlement PDF: 
Settlement Date:
Case Name: 
Environmental Research Center, Inc. vs. Riff Enterprises
Court Name: 
Out of Court Settlement
Court Docket Number: 
Out of Court Settlement
Out of Court Settlement
Plaintiff Attorney: 
Out of Court Settlement
Out of Court Settlement
Injunctive Relief: 
Beginning on the Effective Date, Nuzest USA shall continue to not manufacture for sale in the State of California, "Distribute into the State of California," or directly sell in the State of California, any Covered Product which exposes a person to a "Daily Lead Exposure Level" of more than 0.5 micrograms of lead per day unless it meets the warning requirements under Section 3.2.
*Non-Contingent Civil Penalty:
$ 5,292.00
Attorney(s) Fees and Costs:
$ 13,789.00
Payment in Lieu of Penalty:
$ 918.00  (Reimbursement of costs to ERC in the amount of $918.50. Total settlement payment is $20,000.00.)
Total Payments:
$ 19,999.00
Will settlement be submitted to court?
Contact Name: 
Michael Freund
Contact Organization: 
Michael Freund & Associates
Email Address:
1919 Addison Street, Suite 105
City, State, Zip:
Berkeley, CA 94704
Phone Number:
(510) 499-1992
Fax Number:
(510) 371-0885
Also includes AG No. 2021-00898.

* 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.