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EucoClean Bug Products

September 24th, 2019

November 2018: This action was voluntarily dismissed , the reasons for which have not been disclosed. August 2018: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Green Room Marketing for allegedly falsely marketing EucoClean 3-in-1 Bed Bug Defense System and EucoClean Naturals Lice Away as being natural and non-toxic when, according to plaintiffs, they contain alcohol ethoxylate


California Baby Bug Repellent

January 24th, 2019

October 2018: This action was voluntarily dismissed , the reasons for which have not been disclosed. July 2018: A class-action lawsuit was filed against California Natural Living for allegedly falsely marketing that its California Baby Natural Bug Blend Bug Repellent “repels mosquitoes” when, according to the complaint, scientific evidence shows that the bug repellent does


California Baby Natural Bug Repellent

December 11th, 2018

In December 2018, a class-action lawsuit was filed against California Natural Living for allegedly misleading marketing that its California Baby Natural Bug Blend Bug Repellent “repels mosquitoes” when, according to the plaintiffs, the product does not repel mosquitoes. (Yates et al v. California Natural Living, Inc., Case No. 18-cv-1415, N. D. NY.)


Cutter Natural Bug Control, Insect Repellent, and Outdoor Fogger

May 12th, 2017

June 2016: This action was voluntarily dismissed , the reasons for which have not been disclosed. April 2016: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Spectrum Brands, Inc. for allegedly falsely marketing Cutter Natural Bug Control, Cutter Natural Insect Repellent, and Cutter Natural Outdoor Fogger as “Natural” when they actually contain artificial and synthetic chemical ingredients.


Hot Shot Bedbug Products

May 29th, 2014

You’ve heard the phrase before: “Don’t Let The Bedbugs Bite.” But do products that make the promise to fight the creepy crawlers really get rid of them? Spectrum Brands Holdings, a supplier of a wide variety of products, sells home pest control products such as Hot Shot Bedbug & Flea Fogger and Hot Shot Bedbug


Ryan ToysReview: Target Audience

August 28th, 2019

In order to establish the age of Ryan ToysReview’s target audience, TINA.org conducted an appraisal of every video published on the YouTube channel between January 1 and July 31, 2019, which revealed that 92 percent promote at least one product or television/YouTube program that is appropriate for – and targeted at – children under the


Wayfair Mattresses, Bedframes, and Headboards

May 2nd, 2019

In April 2019, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Wayfair for allegedly failing to disclose that mattresses, bedframes, and headboards are infested with bedbugs. (Nicholas et al v. Wayfair Inc. and Wayfair LLC, Case No. 19-cv-1974, E. D. NY.)


EcoSmart Insect Repellents

February 28th, 2019

In February 2019, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Kittrick Corp. for allegedly falsely marketing that EcoSmart Insect Repellent “keeps away mosquitoes” and “repels for hours” when, according to the complaint, scientific evidence shows that the product does not work as advertised. (Krumm et al v. Kittrick Corporation, Case No. 19-cv-182, E. D. MO.) For


Lilly Ghalichi Instagram Database

February 28th, 2019

TINA.org investigated 21 social media influencers who have received two FTC letters notifying them of their legal obligation to clearly and conspicuously disclose their relationships with brands when promoting products or services on social media platforms, such as Instagram. TINA.org collected more than 1,400 ads from 20 of the 21 influencers collectively promoting more than 500 companies between


Raid Concentrated Deep Reach Fogger

December 12th, 2018

In December 2018, a class-action lawsuit was filed against S.C. Johnson & Son for allegedly falsely marketing that Raid Concentrated Deep Reach Fogger “kills ants, roaches, & spiders,” “penetrates into cracks & crevices to kill bugs where they live & breed,” and “keeps killing for up to 2 months” when, according to plaintiffs, the product


Ecosmart Insect Repellent

September 4th, 2018

In August 2018, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Kittrich Corp. for allegedly misleadingly representing that Ecosmart Insect Repellent repels mosquitoes for hours when, according to plaintiffs, scientific evidence shows that the product does not actually repel mosquitoes. (Burke et al v. Kittrich Corp., Case No. 18-cv-6819, C. D. CA.) For more of TINA.org’s coverage


Warner Brothers & PewDiePie Not Game to Disclose Influencer Marketing

October 31st, 2017

MADISON, CONN.  Oct. 31, 2017 –Last November Warner Bros. entered into a final consent order with the FTC to settle charges related to a 2014 influencer marketing campaign for its Lord of the Rings-inspired “Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor” video game. As part of the settlement, the company was barred from misrepresenting sponsored content as the objective, independent


Step 2 Error Database

July 11th, 2017

  # Step2 Product Origin 1  Playmats – 20 Piece Set  Made in China 2  Playmats – 24×24 inch  Made in China 3  42 inch Green Wavy Umbrella  Made in China 4  42 inch Seaside Umbrella  Made in China  5  42 inch Wavy Umbrella  Made in China  6  Kickback Soccer Goal & Pitch Back  Made


Target Made in the USA Error Data

June 26th, 2017

Below are 100 examples of Made in the USA misrepresentations on Target.com found by TINA.org in the spring of 2017. Target.com v. Manufacturer Information # Product Target.com Product Packaging / Manufacturer’s Website 1 Floor Sweepers Dry Cloths – 16 ct – up & up Made in the USA Made in China 2 Maybelline The Rock


Petshield KI

May 17th, 2017

No treat for supplement maker slapped by the FDA for making illegal health claims.


Logitech Alert Digital HD Video Security Systems

February 3rd, 2017

In January 2017, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Logitech for, among other things, allegedly marketing Logitech Alert Digital HD Video Security Systems as providing reliable, continuous home security when, in reality, the systems fail for many reasons, including connectivity problems, overheating, inoperable or faulty motion sensors, and software bugs and glitches. (Chernus et al



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