Vi-Jon Store-Brand Hand Sanitizers “99.99% of Germs” Claim Class Action

With the appearance of Covid-19, and the necessity of curbing its spread, hand sanitizers have become ubiquitous. Vi-Jon, Inc. makes, advertises, and labels hand sanitizers for store brands, including CVS Health, Equate (Walmart), Germ-x, and Walgreen Co. The complaint for this class action alleges that Vi-Jon makes claims for the germ-killing abilities of its hand  Read more

Woman Putting Hand Sanitizer on Hand

Google Website Misleading Claims for Pine-Sol Cleaner Class Action

The coronavirus still provides a potentially fatal threat to Americans, and household cleaners with germ-killing abilities have become an important part of limiting its spread. This class action takes issue with claims for Pine-Sol Multi Surface Cleaner. However, the complaint names as defendants not the makers of the cleaner but Alphabet, Inc., Google, Inc., and  Read more

Pine-Sol Product Two-Pack

Kroger “Compostable” Plates and Bowls California Class Action

This class action brings suit against the Kroger Company for a line of disposable plates and bowls, which Kroger markets as being compostable. The complaint alleges that they are not in fact compostable because they contain certain materials (PFAS) which do not break down and blend into the soil. On the contrary, the complaint says  Read more

Picnic with Paper Plates

Molekule Air Purifier “Destroys” Impurities Deceptive Claims Class Action

Molekule, Inc. makes air purifiers under its Air brand. It claims that these instruments are superior to those that use HEPA filters and that they don’t simply collect impurities but “destroy” them. The complaint for this class action alleges that these claims are false or misleading and that the air purifiers do not do what  Read more

Molekule Air Purifier in Living Room Setting

Nutrabolt Scivation Xtend BCAA Muscle-Building Claims Class Action

Do branched-chain amino acids (BCAAs) promote muscle recovery and growth? The complaint for this class action says no. It bring suit against Woodbolt Distribution, LLC, which does business as Nutrabolt for the claims of its Scivation Xtend BCAA products, alleging that the products do not build muscle but actually decrease muscle protein synthesis.  Read more

Container of Xtend Original BCAA

SmileDirectClub Aligners Tooth Pain and Injury Class Action

SmileDirectClub, LLC offers consumers the purported possibility of straightening their teeth with mail-order aligners, without having to make office visits. But the complaint for this class action alleges that SmileDirect does not deliver what it advertises, that teeth may not be straightened, and that customers may in fact experience cracked, damaged, or otherwise injured teeth.  Read more

Person Inserting SmileDirect Aligner

Palmer’s Products Against Stretch Marks Class Action

The complaint for this class action claims that ET Browne Drug Company sells three preparations that it markets as being able to prevent or reduce stretch marks. According to the complaint the products, or the ingredients in them, have been shown to be ineffective in various studies, but the company still markets the products with  Read more

Bottle of Palmer's Massage Lotion for Stretch Marks

Charmin Freshmates Flushable Wipes

Proctor & Gamble is settling a class action concerning its product Charmin Freshmates Flushable Wipes, which it has been marketing as “flushable,” “septic safe,” and “safe for sewer and septice systems.” The complaint alleges that these statements are not true, and that the wipes are not regarded as flushable by municipal sewage systems, do not  Read more

Package of Charmin Freshmates Flushable Wipes

Cali White Charcoal Toothpaste False Advertising Class Action

Recently, activated charcoal has become a popular ingredient in personal care products. The complaint for this class action admits that activate charcoal “is highly porous and has adsorptive qualities that can be useful in certain contexts.” But it also alleges that Cali White tooth-whitening products made by Crew International, LLC are neither as effective nor  Read more

Cali White Activated Charcoal Tooth Products

AMD CPU Settlement

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. is paying more than $12 million to settle a class action in California. The complaint alleged that the company misrepresented the number of cores in its AMD FX-8120, FX-8150, FX-8320, FX-8350, FX-8370, FX-9370, and/or FX-9590 CPUs, thus violating California’s Unfair Competition and False Advertising Laws.  Read more