“South of France” Products Place of Origin Settlement

Settlement Structure: Claims Made

Active: Open

Case Summary:

Kirk’s Natural, LLC is settling a class action alleging that its South of France soaps, hand washes, and body creams mislead consumers about their place of origin. The complaint alleged that the name, images of the southern French coastline, and other images or statements give the impression that the products are from France, when they are actually made in the US.

Docket Number:


Company: Kirk’s Natural, LLC

Filing Deadline: May 1, 2023

Class Period: September 3, 2015 to August 12, 2022

Objection Deadline: January 6, 2023

Exclusion Deadline: January 6, 2023

Final Approval Hearing: January 30, 2023

Proof of Purchase:

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


You may be eligible if you are a person who bought one or more of the products in the US, for personal or household use and not for resale, between September 3, 2015 and August 12, 2022. See the list of products at https://angeion-public.s3.amazonaws.com/www.SouthofFranceSettlement.com/docs/Kirks%20Naturals%20Product%20List.pdf.

Typical Settlement Amount:

Payment of up to $2 per product. Without proof of purchase: Up to 10 products. With proof of purchase: Up to 40 products. Final amounts may be less, depending on the amounts in all valid claims received.

Total Settlement Amount: $650,000

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:


Law Firm:
Reese LLP

Claim Form: South of France Settlement Claim Form

Case Name: Salerno, et al v. Kirk’s Natural, LLC

Settlement Website: South of France Settlement Website

Claims Administrator:
Angeion Group

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

South of France Products Settlement
c/o Settlement Administrator
1650 Arch Street, Suite 2210
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Tags: Country of Origin, Deceptive Advertising, Deceptive Labels, Place of origin