PetSafe Shock Collars Not “Safe” and “Harmless” as Advertised Class Action

Radio Systems Corporation makes PetSafe shock collars for use on household pets. The complaint alleges that the company advertises these collars as “safe” and “harmless” and uses euphemisms for their effects, but according to the complaint, they are cruel and harmful and can cause injuries to, and even behavioral changes in, pets.  Read more

PetSafe Shock Collar

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

Glock Pistols Defect and “Blow Out” Class Action

Yes, guns are dangerous. But the complaint for this class action alleges that certain pistols made by Glock, Inc. and its Austrian parent, Glock GmbH, are even dangerous to the person using them. The complaint claims that the pistols have a defect that may lead to a “blow out” at firing.   Read more

Glock Model 22 Gen 4 Pistol

Charmin Freshmates Flushable Wipes Settlement

The Proctor and Gamble Company is settling two lawsuits claiming that its marketing of Charmin Freshmates Flushable Wipes is deceptive. The complaints alleged that the wipes are marketed as flushable, septic safe, and safe for sewer and septic systems when they are not regarded as flushable or safe by sewage system operators, do not disperse  Read more

Benjamin Moore Natura Paint No Emissions and No VOCs FTC Action

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has filed an administrative complaint against Benjamin Moore & Co. (BMC) alleging that it makes unsupported claims about its Natura paint. Specifically, it alleges that BMC advertises Natura as having “zero VOC and zero emissions” and implies that it is safe for babies and other vulnerable populations, even during and  Read more

Lullaby Paints, Ecos Paints No Emissions, No VOCs FTC Action

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has filed an administrative complaint against Imperial Paints, which does business as Lullaby Paints and Ecos Paints, alleging that some of the claims it makes for its paints in its advertising and promotion are not supported by scientific evidence. The complaint contains examples of these claims from IP’s advertising and  Read more

YOLO Colorhouse Paints No VOCs, HAPs-Free Claims FTC Action

This action by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) alleges that YOLO Colorhouse makes claims about the safety of its paints in its advertising and promotional materials that are unsubstantiated by testing or scientific research. For example, one company statement says, “Our products have NO VOCs, NO toxic fumes/HAPs-free, NO reproductive toxins, and NO chemical solvents  Read more