August 21st, 2020
In July 2020, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Edgewell Personal Care for allegedly falsely marketing that Wet Ones hand wipes “Kill 99.99% of Germs” when, according to the complaint, the active ingredient in the wipes is not effective against certain germs, viruses, bacteria, and spores. Plaintiffs also claim that the wipes are hypoallergenic and
May 7th, 2020
The pandemic has also triggered lawsuits over privacy issues with some video conferencing apps, and more.
November 1st, 2019
June 2018: This case was voluntarily dismissed because the parties reached a settlement agreement, the terms of which have not been disclosed. May 2018: The parties reached a settlement agreement – the terms of which have not been disclosed – and anticipate dismissing the case. January 2018: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Edgewell Personal Care
May 2nd, 2018
In April 2018, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Edgewell Personal Care Company for allegedly misleadingly representing that Banana Boat’s sunscreens for kids and babies have an SPF of 50 or 50+ when, according to the plaintiffs, scientific testing shows that the SPF of the sunscreens is much lower than 50. (Anglin et al v.
November 13th, 2017
In October 2017, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Edgewell Personal Care for allegedly falsely marketing Banana Boat Kids MAX Protect & Play sunscreens as having an SPF of 100 when, according to plaintiffs, the SPF of the sunscreens is actually in the 20s. (Keskinen et al v. Edgewell Personal Care Co. et al, Case
July 6th, 2017
In October 2016, seven false advertising class-action lawsuits regarding the marketing of Banana Boat Kids SPF 50 sunscreens were consolidated for pre-trial proceedings. The complaints allege that the marketing for the sunscreens falsely indicates they have an SPF of 50 when, according to the complaints, the SPF of the sunscreens is lower (specifically, six of