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EU court allows challenges to proposals for chemical phase-out
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • European Union
  • March 22 2013

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has upheld the European Chemicals Agency's (ECHA's) decision to list several substances as "substances of very


Hair product distributor settles California AG’s enforcement action over VOC content for $1.2 million
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • March 26 2010

A hair product distributor has reportedly settled for $1.2 million an enforcement action brought by the California Attorney General’s (AG’s) office


Toxic tort: pet owners sue flea and tick product manufacturers in putative class action
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • April 2 2010

Seven pet owners have filed a putative class action against manufacturers of flea and tick products, seeking damages and a recall of the allegedly dangerous products


D.C. Circuit finds challenge to FDA inaction on BPA petition in wrong court
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • July 1 2011

The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that it lacks jurisdiction over a petition asking the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to ban the use of bisphenol A (BPA) in food packaging, food containers and other materials likely to come into contact with food


Second Circuit remands EPA approval of pesticide dichlorvos
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • September 30 2011

The Second Circuit Court of Appeals has remanded an EPA order that denied objections to the agency’s approval of the pesticide dichlorvos (DDVP


Federal court denies class certification in BPA plastic product litigation
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • August 5 2011

A federal court in Missouri has denied class certification in multidistrict litigation (MDL) seeking certification of a putative class of consumers who purchased plastic products containing bisphenol A (BPA


Prop. 65: California sues bounce house manufacturers over lead content
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • August 20 2010

California Attorney General Jerry Brown (D) has sued nine manufacturers of vinyl bounce houses under the state’s Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986 (Prop. 65), alleging failure to provide a lead and lead compounds exposure warning


Prop. 65: lawsuit targets fish oil supplements containing PCBs
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • March 12 2010

Environmental and public health groups have sued eight manufacturers and retailers of fish oil supplements sold in California under the state Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986 (Prop. 65) alleging that the fish oil supplements contain high levels of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCB) and require warning labels


Children’s nap mat maker to eliminate fire retardant
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • April 26 2013

An activist group announced on April 15, 2013, that it had reached a settlement in a case brought under California's Proposition 65, which requires


David Erickson
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP