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CVS Brand Hand Sanitizers

March 22nd, 2021

Case Name (Date) Mier et al v. CVS Health 20-cv-1979, C.D. Cal. (May 2020) Product/Service CVS brand hand sanitizers Allegations Misleadingly marketing that hand sanitizers “Kill[] 99.99% of Germs” when there is no scientific evidence to support such claims Status Pending


Store-Brand Hand Sanitizers

December 29th, 2020

A class-action lawsuit was filed against Vi-Jon for allegedly falsely marketing that store-brand hand sanitizers – including Equate, Up & Up, Walgreens, and Germ-X – “Kill[] 99.99% of germs” when, according to the complaint, the products are not effective against certain viruses, bacteria, and other disease-causing organisms. The complaint was originally filed in September 2020


Blumen and Assured Hand Sanitizers

December 23rd, 2020

November 2020: This case was transferred from a court in New Jersey to one in New York. (Case No. 20-cv-9652, S.D.N.Y.) August 2020: A class-action lawsuit was filed against 4e Brands for allegedly deceptively representing that the active ingredient in Blumen and Assured hand sanitizers is ethyl alcohol when, according to the complaint, the active


Blumen Hand Sanitizer

October 7th, 2020

September 2020: This case was transferred from state court to federal court. (Case No. 20-cv-801, N.D. Ind.) August 2020: A class-action lawsuit was filed against 4e Brands for allegedly deceptively marketing that the active ingredient in Blumen Hand Sanitizer is seventy percent ethyl alcohol without disclosing that methanol, a dangerous alcohol, is also an active


SafeHands Alcohol-Free Hand Sanitizers

August 31st, 2020

In August 2020, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Recreational Equipment, Inc. and SafeHands Solutions, LLC for allegedly misleadingly advertising that SafeHands Alcohol-Free Hand Sanitizers with the active ingredient benzalkonium chloride will “kill[] 99.99% of germs” when, according to plaintiffs, the FDA does not allow such advertising claims and the CDC states that benzalkonium chloride


Hand Sanitizers from 4E Brands

August 28th, 2020

In August 2020, a class-action lawsuit was filed against 4E Brands for allegedly deceptively representing that the active ingredient in various brands of hand sanitizers – including Assured, Blumen, Klar and Danver, Hello Kitty by Sanrio, Honeykeeper, and Modesa – is ethyl alcohol when, according to the complaint, the active ingredient in them is actually


Several Store-Brand Hand Sanitizers

August 10th, 2020

In July 2020, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Vi-Jon, Inc. for allegedly falsely advertising that germ-X and several store-brand hand sanitizers – including CVS Health, equate (Walmart), and Walgreens – kill 99.99% of germs when, according to plaintiffs, the products are not effective against several organisms that cause diseases, such as the norovirus and


GermBloc Hand Sanitizer

June 19th, 2020

In June 2020, a class-action lawsuit was filed against GermBloc and WillSpeed Technology for allegedly misleadingly marketing that GermBloc alcohol-free hand sanitizer kills “99.99% of germs” and prevents diseases when, according to plaintiffs, there is no scientific evidence to support such claims. (Lagorio et al v. GermBloc, Inc. and WillSpeed Technology LLC, Case No. 20-cv-11074,


Up & Up Hand Sanitizers

March 27th, 2020

In March 2020, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Target for allegedly misleadingly marketing that up & up hand sanitizer “kills 99.99% of germs” and comparing it to Purell products to make consumers believe that its hand sanitizers are as effective and can prevent diseases and infections – including Coronavirus and the flu – when,


Purell Advanced Hand Sanitizer Gels and Foams

March 27th, 2020

In March 2020, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Gojo Industries for allegedly misleadingly advertising that Purell Advanced Hand Sanitizer gels and foams “Kill[] 99.99% of Illness Causing Germs” and prevent colds, flus, and other illnesses when, according to plaintiffs, the company does not have adequate scientific support to make such claims. Plaintiffs also claim


Purell Hand Sanitizers

March 24th, 2020

In March 2020, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Purell for allegedly deceptively marketing that Purell hand sanitizer “kills 99.99% of illness causing germs,” is “2X” more powerful than competitors’ products, and helps prevent infection and diseases – including colds, influenza, norovirus, ebola, MRSA, and VRE – when, according to the complaint, there is no


Purell Advanced Hand Sanitizers

March 11th, 2020

In February 2020, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Purell for allegedly falsely advertising that Purell Advanced Hand Sanitizer products “kill[] more tha n 99.99% of most common germs” and prevent illnesses – including Ebola, MRSA, norovirus, and the flu – when, according to the complaint, there is no evidence to support such claims. Plaintiffs


Purell Hand Sanitizer

March 11th, 2020

In January 2020, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Purell for allegedly falsely advertising Purell Advanced Hand Sanitizers. Plaintiffs claim that the company misleadingly advertises that the hand sanitizers “[k]ill[] more than 99.99% of most common germs” to make consumers believe that the products can prevent disease and reduce illnesses – including Ebola, MRSA, norovirus,


Germ-X Hand Sanitizer

March 10th, 2020

In March 2020, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Germ-X for allegedly misleadingly advertising that Germ-X hand sanitizers prevent and reduce infections from the flu and other viruses – including coronavirus – when, according to plaintiffs, there are no reliable studies to support such claims. (David et al v. Vi-Jon, Inc. d/b/a Germ-X, 20-cv-424, S.D.


Germstar Hand Sanitizer

February 19th, 2020

Company takes down some infection prevention claims in wake of FDA warning letter.


Germ-X Hand Sanitizers

February 18th, 2020

In February 2020, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Vi-Jon, Inc. for allegedly misleadingly marketing that Germ-X hand sanitizers will prevent and reduce the flu and other viruses when, according to the complaint, the company does not have adequate scientific studies to support such claims. (Sibley et al v. Vi-Jon, Inc., Case No. 20-cv-951, N.D.


Purell Advanced Hand Sanitizer Products

February 14th, 2020

In February 2020, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Gojo Industries for allegedly misleadingly marketing that Purell Advanced Hand Sanitizer products “Kill[] 99.99% of Illness Causing Germs” when, according to the complaint, there are no scientific studies linking killing bacteria on the skin with preventing any of the claimed conditions. Plaintiffs also claim that the



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