Candles and Foggers Pest Control 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:

United Industries Corporation is settling a class action alleging that it deceptively presented the effectiveness of certain of its pest control products, including citronella candles and total release foggers.

Docket Number:


Company: United Industries Corporation

Filing Deadline: September 20, 2021

Class Period: May 4, 2015 to June 7, 2021

Objection Deadline: September 5, 2021

Final Approval Hearing: September 23, 2021

Proof of Purchase:

You do not need to provide proof, but you may be able to make a larger claim if you do.


You may be eligible if you bought any of the following United Industries Products between May 4, 2015 and June 7, 2021:

- Cutter brand candles
- Repel brand candles
- Black Flag total release foggers
- Do It Best total release foggers
- Eliminator total release foggers
- Green Thumb total release foggers
- Hot Shot total release foggers
- No Pest total release foggers
- Real-Kill total release foggers
- Rid-A-Bug total release foggers
- Spectracide total release foggers
- TAT total release foggers

Typical Settlement Amount:

Benefits: Tier 1, Without Proof of Purchase: $7 per unit; maximum $14. Tier 2, With Proof of Purchase: Full refund of the purchase price; maximum six units. Final amounts refunded for both tiers will depend on the number of valid claims received. United Industries has also agreed to make changes to the packaging of the products.

Total Settlement Amount: $3,600,000

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:


Law Firms:
Bursor & Fisher
KamberLaw LLC
Steelman Gaunt & Horsefield

Claim Form: Candles and Foggers Pest Control Settlement Claim Form

Case Name: Christine Mendoza, et al., v. United Industries Corporation

Settlement Website: Candles and Foggers Pest Control Settlement Website

Claims Administrator:
Digital Settlement Group LLC

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

Digital Settlement Group LLC
PO Box 232 Valparaiso, IN 46384

Tags: Deceptive Advertising, Deceptive Labels, Untrue Product Claims