Charmin Freshmates Flushable Wipes

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:

Proctor & Gamble is settling a class action concerning its product Charmin Freshmates Flushable Wipes, which it has been marketing as “flushable,” “septic safe,” and “safe for sewer and septice systems.” The complaint alleges that these statements are not true, and that the wipes are not regarded as flushable by municipal sewage systems, do not disperse when flushed, and do damage or clog plumbing pipes, septic systems, and sewage lines and pumps.

Docket Number:


Company: Procter & Gamble

Filing Deadline: August 22, 2020

Class Period: May 23, 2011 to March 6, 2020

Objection Deadline: June 25, 2020

Exclusion Deadline: June 25, 2020

Final Approval Hearing: July 23, 2020

Proof of Purchase:

You do not need proof of purchase, but you can receive a greater refund if you have it. Proof of purchase can include a label or bar code from the package (not a photocopy or digital image), or an original or copy of an itemized sales receipt from a retail seller showing the date and place of purchase, the product name, and the amount paid.


You may be eligible if you bought the Charmin Freshmates, not for resale, in the state of New York, between May 23, 2011 and March 6, 2020.

Typical Settlement Amount:

Benefits: (1) Changes to labeling; changes to the material of the wipes to meet higher flushability standards. (2) Cash refunds. Without proof: 70 cents per package, up to $6.30 per household. With proof: $1.20 for the first package and and $1 per additional package, up to $50.20 per household.

Total Settlement Amount: Unknown

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:


Law Firm:
Wolf Popper LLP

Claim Form: Charmin Freshmates Flushable Wipes Non-Flushability Settlement Claim Form

Case Name: Belfiore v Procter & Gamble Co.

Settlement Website: Charmin Freshmates Flushable Wipes Non-Flushability Settlement Website

Claims Administrator:
Heffler Claims Group

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

Belfiore v. P&G
c/o Heffler Claims Group
PO Box 34880
Philadelphia, PA 19101-4880

Tags: Deceptive Advertising, Deceptive Labels, Item Does Not Do What It Is Advertised to Do