HEX Hand Sanitizer “99% Effective” 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:

Sugarmill Distilling, LLC is settling a class action about its HEX hand sanitizer. The complaint alleged that the company violated consumer protection laws, including by claiming that the hand sanitizer is 99% effective against all germs, when it is not.

Docket Number:


Company: Sugarmill Distilling, LLC

Filing Deadline: July 12, 2022

Class Period: May 15, 2017 to April 1, 2022

Objection Deadline: June 20, 2022

Exclusion Deadline: June 20, 2022

Final Approval Hearing: July 19, 2022

Proof of Purchase:

You can make a claim for up to two 12.6 fluid ounce containers without proof. If you wish to make a claim for more than two such containers, or if you wish to make a claim for the one-gallon or five-gallon sizes, you must provide proof of purchase.


You may be eligible if you are a person who bought, not for resale, one of the HEX products, of any size, labeled “HEX hand sanitizer,” in Illinois or Missouri, between May 15, 2017 and April 1, 2022.

Typical Settlement Amount:

Benefits: $3 per 12.6-fluid ounce container; $20 per one-gallon container; $70 per five-gallon container.

Total Settlement Amount: Unknown

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:


Law Firm:
Maag Law Firm, LLC

Claim Form: HEX Hand Sanitizer “99% Effective” Settlement Claim Form

Case Name: Willie B. Hadley, Jr. and Molly Kindrick, individually and on behalf of all others similarly situated v. Sugarmill Distilling, LLC

Settlement Website: HEX Hand Sanitizer “99% Effective” Settlement Website

Claims Administrator:
Atticus Administration

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

Hand Sanitizer Settlement
c/o Atticus Administration
PO Box 64053
St. Paul, MN 55164

Tags: Claims About Killing Germs, Deceptive Advertising, Deceptive Labels