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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

L’Oreal Waterproof Mascaras Contain PFAS Class Action

Cosmetics are applied directly to the skin, usually to the face, and even around the eyes and mouth, and consumers must trust cosmetics companies to make sure their products are safe. The complaint for this class action brings suit against L’Oreal USA, Inc., alleging that its waterproof mascaras are in fact not safe and contain  Read more

L'Oreal Voluminous Waterproof Mascara

Angie’s “Real, Simple” BoomChickaPop Contain PFAS Class Action

The packaging for Angie’s BoomChickaPop, a microwavable popcorn made by Conagra Brands, Inc., says on the front that it contains “Only Real, Simple Ingredients,” “Ingredients Sourced from Nature,” and “Nothing Fake.” But the complaint for this class action alleges that the products contain per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), chemicals that are harmful to humans.  Read more

Angie’s BoomChickaPop

L’Oreal, Maybelline Waterproof Mascaras Contain PFAS Class Action

L’Oreal USA, Inc. is a very large cosmetics company. But the complaint for this class action alleges that some of its waterproof mascaras contain per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) and that it does not disclose this to its customers. The complaint claims that these substances are harmful to humans and that they should not be  Read more

L'Oreal Voluminous Waterproof Mascara

Burt’s Bees Lip Products PFAS Content Class Action

Burt’s Bees, Inc., a defendant in this class action (along with the Clorox Company and the Burt’s Bees Products Company), appears to offer “natural” products, including the lip products that are at issue in this case. But the complaint alleges that the lip products in fact contain per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, or PFAS, substances that  Read more

Burt's Bees Lip Shimmer Products

L’Oreal USA Waterproof Mascaras PFAS Content California Class Action

L’Oreal USA, Inc. makes a number of waterproof mascara products under the L’Oreal and Maybelline brands. But the complaint for this class action alleges that some of these products contain potentially harmful ingredients: per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, or PFAS.  Read more

L’Oreal Voluminous Waterproof Mascara

3M, Daiken Southern Water Systems PFAS Contamination Settlement

This settlement resolves a class action alleging 3M Company, Dyneon, LLC, and Daikin America, Inc. contaminated drinking water sources, including for customers of West Morgan-East Lawrence Water and Sewer Authority (the Authority), Town Creek Water System, West Lawrence Water Cooperative, VAW Water System, and Trinity Water Works. The complaint alleged that the companies discharged per-  Read more

West Morgan-East Lawrence Water and Sewer Authority