Charmin Freshmates Flushable Wipes 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:

The Proctor and Gamble Company is settling two lawsuits claiming that its marketing of Charmin Freshmates Flushable Wipes is deceptive. The complaints alleged that the wipes are marketed as flushable, septic safe, and safe for sewer and septic systems when they are not regarded as flushable or safe by sewage system operators, do not disperse at flushing, and may damage or clog pipes and septic systems. 

Docket Number:


Company: Procter & Gamble

Filing Deadline: February 28, 2019

Class Period: April 6, 2011 to November 26, 2018

Objection Deadline: February 28, 2019

Exclusion Deadline: February 28, 2019

Final Approval Hearing: March 28, 2019

Proof of Purchase:

No proof is necessary, but claims without proof will be limited to $4.20. Proof of purchase is an itemized sale receipt generated by a retail seller showing the date and place of purchase, the product name, and the amount paid for it.


You may be eligible if you bought Charmin Freshmates Flushable Wipes in the US, for personal use and not for resale, between April 6, 2011 and November 26, 2018.

Typical Settlement Amount:

Sixty cents refund per package. Without proof of purchase: up to $4.20 (seven packages). With proof of purchase: up to $30 (fifty packages).

Total Settlement Amount: $2,150,000 for attorneys plus refunds to purchasers

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:


Law Firms:
Spangenberg Shibley & Liber
Tycko Zavareei

Claim Form: Charmin Freshmates Flushable Wipes Settlement Claim Form

Case Name: Pettit v. Procter & Gamble Company, Ramcharitar v. Procter & Gamble Company

Settlement Website: Charmin Freshmates Flushable Wipes Settlement Website

Claims Administrator:
Heffler Claims Group

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

Settlement Administrator:
Pettit v. Procter & Gamble
c/o Heffler Claims Group
PO Box 58280
Philadelphia, PA 19102-8280

Tags: Deceptive Advertising, Deceptive Labels, Flushable Items Not Flushable, Safe Items Not Really Safe