OB “Organic” Tampons Contain PFAS Class Action

Consumers these days prefer natural and organic ingredients, without chemicals or artificial ingredients. Edgewell Personal Care Company offers OB Organic tampons, but the complaint for this class action alleges that the product, which is advertised as containing no potentially harmful Chemicals, does contain per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), which the complaint alleges has “a toxic,  Read more

OB “Organic” Tampons

BioSteel Blue Raspberry Flavored Sports Drink Contains PFAS Class Action

BioSteel Sports Nutrition, Inc. makes a Blue Raspberry flavored sports drink which the homepage for the product calls the “healthiest and most trusted sports hydration product[] on the planet.” The complaint for this class action alleges that BioSteel makes this and other representations about the product indicating that it is healthy when in actuality it  Read more

BioSteel Blue Raspberry Flavored Sports Drink

Simply Tropical Juice Drink Contains PFAS Class Action

The Simply Orange Juice Company and its parent, the Coca-Cola Company, are the defendants in this class action about Simply Tropical juice drink. The complaint alleges that the drink, which is marketed as “All Natural,” actually contains per- and polyfluoralkyl substances (PFAS), synthetic chemicals which accumulate in the body and which have been associated with  Read more

Simply Tropical Juice Drink

Wolverine, 3M PFAS Water Contamination Settlement

Wolverine World Wide, Inc. and the 3M Company will be paying $54 million to settle a class action about the contamination of properties and groundwater with per- and poly-fluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in the North Kent Study Area of Michigan. According to the complaint, the contamination occurred when Wolverine used PFAS sourced from 3M over several  Read more

PFAS Molecules

Kibbles ’n Bits, 9Lives, Meow Mix Contain TiO2 and PFAS Class Action

The J.M. Smucker Company owns both 9Lives, Kibbles ’n Bits, and Meow Mix brands of pet foods. But the complaint for this class action alleges the labels on the pet foods misleadingly claim they are healthy for pets, when in reality, (1) the foods contain the additive titanium dioxide (TiO2) and (2) the packaging of  Read more

9Lives Indoor Complete Pet Food

Chemical Companies and Contaminated Groundwater at Military Bases Class Action

This class action centers on what the complaint calls “a massive, undisclosed human health experiment” regarding the contamination of groundwater, from the use of aqueous film-forming foam (AFFF) products at US military bases or installations for firefighting or training purposes. Named as defendants are a long list of chemical companies, including 3M company, Corteva, Inc.,  Read more

Firefighting Foam in Use

Orchard Apple Nantucket Nectar PFAS in Packaging Class Action

This class action, like a number of others recently, has taken up the topic of per- and polyfluoralkyl substances (PFAS) in packaging. Specifically, it brings suit against Keurig Dr Pepper, Inc. for its Orchard Apple Nantucket Nectar drink, claiming that the drink’s packaging, which “is essential and integral to delivering the Product to the consuming  Read more

Orchard Apple Nantucket Nectar drink

Chicco Car Seats Presence of Flame Retardants and PFAS Class Action

Chicco USA, Inc. originated in Italy and makes child restraint systems and car seats, including booster seats. Car seats are safety devices, but the complaint for this class action alleges that some of Chicco’s car seats are not safe because they contain hazardous chemicals, including flame retardants (FRs) and per- or polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS).  Read more

Chicco KeyFit 30 Car Seat Installed in Car

3M Firefighting Foam and PFAS in Water Supplies Wisconsin Class Action

The Ansul Fire Technology Center (AFTC) in Marinette, Wisconsin is used for training, testing, research, and development of fire suppressants. The complaint for this class action brings suit against the 3M Company for its aqueous film-foaming foam (AFFF) that the complaint claims has released potentially harmful chemicals into the environment which have found their way  Read more

Marinette County, Wisconsin

Thinx Period Underwear Contains Harmful Substances Class Action

Thinx, Inc. makes various styles of underwear for women that are meant to absorb menstrual fluid and remove the need for tampons or pads. But the complaint for this class action alleges that the underwear products contain polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) and silver nanoparticles and that these are hazardous to women’s bodies and the environment.  Read more

Person Wearing Thinx Underwear