U by Kotex Tampons Defective Tampon 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:

To settle a class action about U by Kotex tampons, Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Inc. is paying $7 million to users and additional amounts for attorneys and other costs of the suit and settlement. The complaint alleged that the products unravel or come apart at removal, which can cause some pieces to remain in the body. In addition, the complaint claimed that the tampons can cause infections, irritation localized vaginal injury, and other problems.

Docket Number:

19 L 0846

Company: Kimberly-Clark Worldwide Inc.

Filing Deadline: August 18, 2020

Class Period: March 8, 2013 to November 19, 2019

Objection Deadline: July 6, 2020

Exclusion Deadline: July 6, 2020

Final Approval Hearing: July 20, 2020

Proof of Purchase:

You do not need to provide proof of purchase, but you may be able to claim a larger award if you do.


You may be eligible if you are a person in the US or its territories who bought one or more of the products at issue at retail, between March 8, 2013 and November 19, 2019. The products include these tampons in the U by Kotex line, in Regular, Super, and Super-Plus Absorbency:
- U by Kotex® Sleek® Tampons
- U by Kotex® Fitness® Tampons
- U by Kotex® Click® Tampons
- U by Kotex® Security® Tampons

Typical Settlement Amount:

Without proof of purchase, $6 per box, up to a maximum of $30. If you wish to claim more than $30, you must provide proof of purchases that occurred during the class period, and your award will be based on the retail value of the products shown.

Total Settlement Amount: Up to $7,000,000 for cash payouts; additional amounts for attorneys and other expenses

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:


Law Firms:
Bursor & Fisher
Nelson and Nelson Attorneys at Law PC
Reich Radcliffe & Hoover LLP

Claim Form: U by Kotex Tampons Defective Tampon Settlement Claim Form

Case Name: Moore v. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Inc.

Settlement Website: U by Kotex Tampons Defective Tampon Settlement Website

Claims Administrator:
Heffler Claims Group

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

Moore v. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide Inc.
c/o Heffler Claims Group
P.O. Box 8612
Philadelphia, PA 19101-8612
(888) 484-0034

Tags: Defective Product, Product Falls Apart, Tampons