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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


Court upholds listing styrene as carcinogen
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • May 31 2013

A federal court in the District of Columbia has allowed the Department of Health and Human Service (HHS) to include styrene in its 12th Report on


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


Testing lab owner sentenced to prison for falsifying results
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • September 28 2012

The owner of an environmental testing laboratory in Douglassville, Pennsylvania, has reportedly been sentenced by a federal court to nine months in prison for his role in a conspiracy that resulted in reporting false water test results


Second Circuit affirms dismissal of state tort claim as preempted by CAA
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • July 27 2012

The Second Circuit Court of Appeals has affirmed the dismissal by a district court of eight consolidated complaints filed by New York City bus company employees claiming that manufacturers of diesel-fuel engines and of buses employing those engines were liable for injuries allegedly resulting from plaintiffs’ inhalation of diesel exhaust fumes


New York residents sue for damages from wind farm
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • November 9 2012

Upstate New York residents have filed a lawsuit in state court against companies involved in a wind project, claiming that the project has caused health problems and reduced housing prices


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


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


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