The Honest Company Sodium Lauryl Sulfate Marketing 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 Honest Company is settling a consolidated group of class actions that allege that Honest violated laws against deceptive advertising when it advertised its multi-surface cleaner, dish soap, and laundry detergent as being “free of sodium lauryl sulfate (SLS). The complaints claim that the products did in fact contain SLS.

Docket Number:

16-ML-02719 AB (RAOx)

Company: The Honest Company Inc.

Filing Deadline: November 15, 2017

Class Period: January 17, 2012 to August 2, 2017

Objection Deadline: November 15, 2017

Exclusion Deadline: November 15, 2017

Final Approval Hearing: December 15, 2017

Proof of Purchase:

No, but awards will be larger for verified purchases. Online purchases will be considered verified if they are in Honest’s company records.


You may be eligible if you live in the US and bought and did not return one of the following products, between January 17, 2012 and August 2, 2017:

  • Honest Multi-Surface Cleaner (regular and concentrate)
  • Honest Dish Soap (regular and concentrate, all scents)
  • Honest Laundry Detergent
Typical Settlement Amount:

Varies; a pro rata share of the net settlement amount, either as a cash award or as a credit at Honest.com worth 1.5 times the cash award. Shares will be figured based on a point system that ranges from one point for unverified claims or verified claims up to $50 to five points for a verified claim of $200.01 or more in purchases of the products. The net settlement fund will be divided on a pro ra

Total Settlement Amount: $1,550,000

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:


Law Firms:
Freed Kanner London & Millen LLC
Pearson Simon & Warshaw

Claim Form: Honest SLS MDL Settlement Claim Form

Case Name: In Re: The Honest Company, Inc., SodiumLauryl Sulfate (SLS) Markeing and Sales Practices Litigation

Settlement Website: Honest SLS MDL Settlement Website

Claims Administrator:
Dahl Administration

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

Honest SLS MDL Settlement
c/o Dahl Administration
P.O. Box 3614
Minneapolis, MN 55403-0614

Tags: Deceptive Advertising, Deceptive Labels, Mislabeled Ingredients