Avalon Organics and Jason Products Organic Claims Settlement

Settlement Structure: Claims Made

Active: Closed

Closed Settlement Statement:

According to court documents, the claim submission deadline has passed. Please contact the claims administrator if you have any questions.

Case Summary:

This class action alleges that the labeling and advertising for some Avalon Organics and Jason brand cosmetic products misleads consumers into thinking that the products are organic. 

Docket Number:


Company: Hain Celestial Group

Filing Deadline: January 12, 2016

Class Period: May 11, 2007 to May 11, 2011

Objection Deadline: January 12, 2016

Exclusion Deadline: January 12, 2016

Final Approval Hearing: February 11, 2016

Proof of Purchase:

Claimants can get greater rewards with receipts as proofs of purchase.



You may be eligible if:

  • You purchased certain Avalon Organics products in California between May 11, 2007 and May 11, 2011; or
  • You purchased certain Jason products in California between May 11, 2007 and January 30, 2011.

The products involved include bath and shower gel, shampoo, moisturizing lotion, and many other personal care or cosmetic items. A complete list (“List of Challenged Products”) is available at the settlement website (www.HainOrganicCosmeticsLawsuit.com).

Typical Settlement Amount:

Varies. Without receipts: 50% of the purchase price, up to $50 in cash only, or of $40 in cash plus $40 in coupons. With receipts: 50% of the purchase price, whether in cash only or a combination of cash and coupons. Prices will be based on the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price for the product as of January 30, 2011. Amounts may be less, depending on the amounts of claims submitted.

Total Settlement Amount: $7.5 million

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:


Law Firm:
Lexington Law Group

Claim Form: Hain Organic Claim Form

Case Name: Brown v. The Hain Celestial Group, Inc.

Settlement Website: Hain Organic Cosmetics Settlement

Claims Administrator:
Heffler Claims Group

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

Avalon Organics® and JASON® Class Settlement

Claims Administrator
Heffler Claims Group
P.O. Box 58610

Philadelphia, PA 19102-8610 

Tags: Deceptive Advertising, Deceptive Labels, Organic Claims