DevaCurl Hair Care Products Settlement

Deva Concepts, LLC is settling a class action for more than $5 million about its DevaCurl hair care products. The complaint alleged that the company made untrue and misleading statements about its hair care products and that the products themselves caused hair loss, hair damage, or scalp irritation.  Read more

DevaCurl No-Poo and One Conditioner Bottles

Investigation of Toxic PFAS Chemicals in Makeup

When you apply your makeup, are you smoothing toxic chemicals over your face and in your lip and eye areas? You might be, if you’re using certain brands and types of makeup products, says a new study from Notre Dame University.  Read more

Foundation, Lipstick, Mascara

Windex “Non-Toxic” Glass Cleaners Settlement

SC Johnson & Son, Inc. is settling a class action alleging about the “Non-Toxic” labeling of certain Windex glass cleaners. The complaint alleged that the labels were false and misleading because it claims the glass cleaners are made with toxic or harmful ingredients.  Read more

Windex Original Glass Cleaner

Neutrogena, Aveeno Sunscreens Benzene Content Class Action

When people use sunscreen, they often smear it over nearly their entire skin surface. Unfortunately, the complaint for this class action alleges that certain kinds of Aveeno and Neutrogena sunscreens, made by Johnson & Johnson Consumer, Inc. (JJCI), have been found to contain benzene, a human carcinogen.  Read more

Neutrogena Ultra Sheer Body Mist Sunscreen

Thinx Underwear PFAS and Chemicals Massachusetts Class Action

Thinx, Inc. makes underpants that purportedly can be used in place of pads or tampons. The complaint for this class action alleges that the company’s advertising leads consumers to think the underwear is safe and healthy for women, while in reality, it contains harmful chemicals, including multiple polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) and silver nanoparticles.  Read more

Thinx Underwear on Two Models

Formaldehyde in Paul Mitchell Tea Tree Hair and Body Moisturizer Class Action

John Paul Mitchell Systems makes a Tea Tree Hair and Body Moisturizer under the Paul Mitchell brand. The complaint for this class action quotes the company’s website as saying that it uses “the highest-quality ingredients and the latest technologies.” But the complaint alleges that the Tea Tree product at issue contains a chemical called DMDM  Read more

Paul Mitchell Tea Tree Hair and Body Moisturizer

CVS Zinc Sunscreens and Questionable Chemicals Class Action

Many consumers these days are concerned about chemical ingredients in products and prefer to buy only those with natural or well-known ingredients. The complaint for this class action sues Fruit of the Earth, Inc. (FOTE) and CVS Pharmacy, Inc. for CVS Health sunscreen products that prominently advertise that the products contain zinc but do not  Read more

CVS Health Clear Zinc Sun Lotion

Seresto Flea Collars Health Effects, Pet Deaths Pennsylvania Class Action

Elanco Animal Health, Inc. and Bayer Corporation make Seresto flea collars for pets. This class action brings suit against the companies for their “willful, reckless, and negligent marketing and sale” of the collars because, the complaint says, they “cause serious health consequences to dogs, cats, and human.” The complaint alleges the collars have been linked  Read more

Seresto Collar in Its Packaging

Mane ’n Tail Products Scalp Irritation and Hair Loss Class Action

Straight Arrow Products, Inc. makes a line on Mane ’n Tail brand products for hair care, including shampoo and conditioners. But the complaint for this class action alleges that the products contain a formaldehyde donor that can leach formaldehyde when it comes into contact with water and therefore cause hair loss and scalp irritation.  Read more

Mane 'n Tail Shampoo and Conditioner

Seresto Flea Collars Illness or Death in Pets Pennsylvania Class Action

Bayer Corporation and Elanco Animal Health, Inc. together are responsible for Seresto Flea and Tick Pet Collars, says the complaint for this class action. What’s wrong with the collars? The complaint alleges that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has had reports of almost 1,700 pet deaths plus some 75,000 adverse incident reports associated with the  Read more

Seresto Collar in Its Packaging