Hawaiian Tropic “Reef Friendly” Sunscreen Products Class Action

Certain chemicals found in sunscreens can “bleach” or damage coral reefs. Awareness of this has led consumers to seek out sunscreens that do not cause this damage. The complaint for this class action brings suit against Edgewell Personal Care, LLC for its Hawaiian Tropic Reef Friendly Sunscreen products, which the complaint alleges are not in  Read more

Hawaiian Tropic Antioxidant + Sunscreen Lotion

Supergoop! “Reef-Safe” Sunscreens Contain Harmful Chemicals Class Action

This class action brings suit against Taylor James, LLC, which does business as Supergoop!, alleging false advertising about its Supergoop! “Reef-Safe” chemical sunscreens. The complaint alleges that the sunscreens are advertised as being “Reef-Safe,” when in reality the sunscreens contain active ingredients that do harm to coral reefs and other marine life.  Read more

Supergoop! Unseen Sunscreen SFP 40

SoClean CPAP Cleaning Devices Ozone Use Alabama Class Action

SoClean, Inc. makes devices for cleaning continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) machines. The devices use ozone for their sterilizing and deodorizing functions. The complaint for this class action alleges that the company falsely represents its devices, because “[t]o be effective as a germicide, ozone must be present in a concentration far greater than can be  Read more

SoClean 2 CPAP Sanitizing Machine

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