Babyganics SPF 50+ Sunscreens

December 2017: This case was stayed pending a nationwide settlement in a related case, Mayhew v. KAS Direct and S. C. Johnson & Son.

October 2017: The claims against VMG Partners were dismissed without prejudice, the reasons for which have not been disclosed. The claims against S. C. Johnson & Son remain pending.

August 2017: A class-action lawsuit was filed against S. C. Johnson & Son and VMG Partners for allegedly falsely advertising babyganics mineral-based sunscreens as being SPF 50+ when, according to plaintiffs, the SPF of the sunscreens is no more than, and sometimes much lower than, SPF 30. (Carroll et al v. S. C. Johnson & Son, Inc. and VMG Partners, LLC, Case No. 17-cv-5828, N. D. IL.)

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