Results for "Procter and Gamble"

Pringles Chips and More

May 7th, 2019

May 2019: The parties reached a settlement agreement, the terms of which have not yet been disclosed. January 2019: A federal judge denied class certification finding that the plaintiffs did not provide a way to calculate economic injury and failed to establish standing for injunctive relief claims. August 2018: The stay was lifted. April 2016:


Status and Updates

January 22nd, 2018

October 1, 2018: The FTC sends Gillette a closing letter after raising concerns with the company regarding “certain marketing materials [that] overstated the extent to which Gillette products . . . are made in the United States.”  In the letter, the FTC states that Gillette had implemented a remedial action plan that “includes discontinuing unqualified


Several Brands of Flushable Wipes

December 15th, 2017

In December 2017, a class-action lawsuit was filed against several manufacturers of flushable wipes – specifically, Costco, CVS, Kimberly-Clark, Procter & Gamble, Target, Walgreens, and Walmart – for allegedly falsely advertising wipes as safe to flush, safe for plumbing and sewer systems, and biodegradable when, according to plaintiffs, the wipes do not break into small


Duracell Ultra Advanced and Ultra Power Batteries

July 26th, 2017

March 2016: The U.S. Supreme Court denied . January 2015: TINA.org filed an amicus brief supporting a December 2015 Petition for Writ of Certiorari to the United States Supreme Court, which urges the Court to review the case. July 2015: An appellate court judge affirmed the district court’s approval of the settlement of this lawsuit.


Flushable Wipes: Pampers® Kandoo® and Charmin Freshmates®

January 23rd, 2017

December 2016: An amended complaint was filed in the state court action against Procter & Gamble and Nehemiah Manufacturing Company. Specifically, the complaint alleges that the companies deceptively market Pampers Kandoo flushable wipes as “flushable” when, in reality, they are not. According to the complaint, the wipes do not disintegrate when flushed and clog and


The Packaging for Gillette® and Old Spice® Deodorants

August 2nd, 2016

October 2015: The named plaintiff dismissed this action . The reasons for the dismissal have not been disclosed. August 2015: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Procter & Gamble for allegedly misleadingly using ed packaging for deodorants – including Gillette® Odor Shield Invisible Solid, Old Spice® High Endurance Invisible Solid, Old Spice® Champion, and Old


Gillette® and Old Spice® Deodorants

September 22nd, 2015

December 2014: The parties agreed to dismiss this lawsuit. The reasons for the dismissal have not yet been disclosed. September 2014: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Procter & Gamble for allegedly deceptively packaging several antiperspirants and deodorants, including Gillette® Odor Shield Invisible Solid, Old Spice® High Endurance Invisible Solid, and Old Spice® Classic. The


Ivory® Dish Detergent

January 22nd, 2018

A class-action lawsuit was filed against The Procter and Gamble Company for allegedly misleadingly marketing that Ivory® Dish Detergent is “gentle on hands” and “designed to have mild, long-lasting suds” when, according to plaintiffs, the detergent contains a chemical allergen and is not mild and gentle on the skin as advertised. The lawsuit was originally


Herbal Essences Wild Naturals Hair Products

September 24th, 2019

January 2019: This case was voluntarily dismissed , the reasons for which have not been disclosed. February 2017: A class-action lawsuit was filed against The Procter & Gamble Company for allegedly falsely marketing Herbal Essences Wild Naturals hair products as natural when, according to plaintiffs, they actually contain synthetic and chemical ingredients. (Takano et al


Charmin Freshmates® Flushable Wipes

July 16th, 2019

March 2019: A federal judge granted final approval of the settlement agreement. November 2018: A federal judge preliminarily approved a settlement agreement that would provide class members with monetary and injunctive relief. According to the settlement terms, class members who submit valid claims may receive a $0.60 refund for each product purchased (those with proof


Duracell LED Flashlights with Replacement Batteries

May 21st, 2019

In 2019, a false advertising class-action lawsuit was filed against the marketers of Duracell LED flashlights with replacement batteries. The complaint alleges that the companies misleadingly represent that the flashlights provide light for up to one hour and 30 minutes at the high-intensity setting and up to seven hours at the low-intensity setting when, according


Balsam Color Hair Dyeing Kits

January 7th, 2019

March 2018: This case was consolidated with another similar lawsuit pending in Alabama, Jones v. Coty, Inc. (Case No. 16-cv-622, S. D. AL.) February 2018: This case was transferred to an Alabama court. (Case No. 18-cv-70, S. D. AL.) October 2017: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Procter & Gamble for allegedly marketing Clairol Balsam


Gillete® Fusion ProGlide Sensitive 2-in-1 Shave Gel

August 15th, 2018

August 2018: This case was transferred to federal court. (Case No. 18-cv-6844, C. D. CA.) April 2018: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Procter & Gamble for allegedly misleadingly using ed packaging for Gillette® Fusion ProGlide Sensitive 2-in-1 Shave Gel. Specifically, the complaint claims that the six-ounce container releases only 3.3 ounces of shaving gel


Pampers “natural clean” Wipes

June 7th, 2018

January 2018: This case was voluntarily dismissed , the reasons for which have not been disclosed. October 2017: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Procter & Gamble for allegedly falsely representing that Pampers “natural clean” wipes are natural and safer than traditional wipes when, according to plaintiffs, the wipes contain unnatural ingredients, as well as


Align®

May 2nd, 2018

April 2018: A federal judge granted final approval of the settlement agreement. December 2017: A federal judge preliminarily approved the settlement agreement. A final fairness hearing is scheduled for April 16, 2018. For more information, go to http://alignsettlement.com/. September 2017: Plaintiffs moved for preliminary approval of a proposed settlement agreement. According to its terms, class


Gillette Engaged in Deceptive Made in USA Marketing

January 23rd, 2018

Ad Watchdog TINA.org Files FTC Complaint MADISON, CONN. January 23, 2018 – Despite a national advertising campaign showcasing patriotic imagery, highlighting its Boston headquarters, and heavily promoting its “Made in Boston” heritage, ad watchdog truthinadvertising.org (TINA.org) found that Gillette actually only makes a couple of its blades in the U.S. The rest of Gillette’s blades


Summary of Action

January 22nd, 2018

TINA.org investigated a national marketing campaign for Gillette, owned by Procter & Gamble, which is focused on its Boston factory and the people who work there, and found that the company is making the unqualified claim that the Gillette product line is made in the United States. However, the overwhelming majority of Gillette products (as


Gillette Product Origin Information

January 22nd, 2018

TINA.org examined all individual products listed for sale on Gillette.com as of December 1, 2017 (a total of 72 products, not including gift packs that simply combine Gillette products) that were available for purchase at Amazon.com, Walmart.com, a Walmart store, a CVS store, a Walgreens store, or a Stop & Shop store (a total of



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