Thinx Period Underwear PFAS and Anti-Microbial Settlement

Settlement Structure: Claims Made

Active: Open

Case Summary:

Thinx, Inc. will be paying at least $4 million and up to $5 million to settle a class action about its Thinx Period Underwear. The complaint made allegations about the presence of short-chain per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in the underwear, the Agion anti-microbial treatment, and the organic cotton line of the underwear.

Docket Number:


Company: Thinx, Inc.

Filing Deadline: April 12, 2023

Class Period: November 12, 2016 to November 28, 2022

Objection Deadline: April 12, 2023

Exclusion Deadline: April 12, 2023

Final Approval Hearing: May 24, 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 natural person who bought, not for resale, any of the following Thinx Period Underwear in the US, between November 12, 2016 and November 28, 2022: Cotton Brief, Cotton Bikini, Cotton Thong, Sport, Hiphugger, Hi-Waist, Boyshort, French Cut, Cheeky, and Thong.

Typical Settlement Amount:

Either cash reimbursement for pairs of Thinx underwear already purchased or a voucher to buy more pairs.
- Cash reimbursement, with proof of purchase: $7 for each purchase, of up to three pairs of Thinx Period Underwear. If you were sent a claim form, you may check it to see if Thinx has a record of your purchases.
- Cash reimbursement, without proof of purchase: $3.50 for each purchase, of up to three pairs of Thinx Period Underwear.
- Voucher: Instead of a cash reimbursement, a voucher for a discount of 35% of future purchases of Thinx Period Underwear, to be used on a single purchase of up to $150 (maximum discount $52.20). Valid for six months; for use on full-price, eligible products. May not be transferred or combined with any other offers, discounts, or promotions.

Total Settlement Amount: $4 million minimum; $5 million maximum

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:

Up to $2,500

Law Firm:
Milberg Coleman Bryson Phillips Grossman, PLLC

Claim Form: Thinx Underwear Settlement Claim Form

Case Name: Dickens, et al. v. Thinx Inc.

Settlement Website: Thinx Underwear Settlement Website

Claims Administrator:
Epiq Class Action & Claims Solutions Inc.

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

Dickens et al. v. Thinx Inc.
Settlement Administrator
P.O. Box 3689
Portland, OR 97208-3689

Tags: Contaminated with Harmful Substances, Deceptive Advertising, Deceptive Labels, Made or Constructed with Harmful Chemicals