Results for "flushable"

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


Kleenex® Cottonelle® Fresh Care Flushable Wipes and More

November 29th, 2017

October 2017: The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals reversed the district court’s dismissal finding that the complaint adequately stated a claim. The appellate court also found that the named plaintiff had standing (i.e., a proper basis) for injunctive relief because she “properly alleged that she faces a threat of imminent or actual harm by not


Scott Naturals Flushable Cleansing Cloths

November 8th, 2017

November 2017: The Mattocks case was transferred to a New York court to join the Arreola case. (Mattocks et al v. Kimberly-Clark Corp. et al, Case No. 17-cv-8417, S. D. NY.) July 2017: Multiple class-action lawsuits were filed against Kimberly-Clark Corporation for allegedly falsely marketing Scott Naturals Flushable Cleansing Cloths as “natural” when, according to


Kirkland Signature Moist Flushable Wipes

September 19th, 2017

April 2017: This case was transferred to a court in Oregon. (Case No. 17-cv-567, D. OR.) May 2015: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Costco Wholesale Corporation and Nice-Pak Products, Inc. for allegedly falsely advertising Kirkland Signature Moist Flushable Wipes as “safe to be flushed” when they actually cause plumbing issues, such as clogged toilets


Cottonelle Flushable Wipes and More

September 19th, 2017

May 2016: This action was voluntarily dismissed as to the named plaintiffs’ claims and as to the class members’ claims. The claims were dismissed because the parties reached a settlement agreement, the terms of which have not been disclosed. December 2014: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Kimberly-Clark Corporation, Walmart, and Rockline Industries for allegedly


Equate Flushable Wipes

July 25th, 2017

January 2017: This action was dismissed , the reasons for which have not been disclosed. August 2015: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Walmart and Rockline Industries for allegedly misleadingly marketing Equate Flushable Wipes as “flushable” and “safe for properly maintained septic and sewer systems” when, according to the complaint, the wipes cause many plumbing


Charmin Freshmates® Flushable Wipes

July 6th, 2017

In February 2017, the plaintiffs in a false advertising class-action lawsuit against Proctor & Gamble moved to certify the class. The complaint alleges that Procter & Gamble deceptively markets Charmin Freshmates® personal hygiene moistened wipes as “flushable” when, according to the complaint, the wipes are not suitable for flushing down a toilet. The lawsuit was


CVS Brand Flushable Wipes

May 31st, 2017

April 2017: This case was transferred to a court in Maryland. (Palmer et al v. CVS Health et al, Case No. 17-cv-938, D. MD.) May 2015: A class-action lawsuit was filed against CVS Health and Nice-Pak Products, Inc. for allegedly misleadingly marketing flushable wipes – including CVS/pharmacy® Flushable Cleansing Wipes and Total Home by CVS


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


Kimberly-Clark Flushable Wipes

June 10th, 2015

In May 2015, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Kimberly-Clark Corporation for allegedly misleadingly marketing wipes – including Cottonelle Fresh Care Flushable Wipes & Cleansing Cloths, Scott Naturals Flushable Moist Wipes, and Scottex Fresh Wipes – as “flushable” when the wipes actually do not disintegrate when flushed and cause plumbing, sewer, and septic system problems,


Scotts Naturals Flushable Moist Wipes and More

September 24th, 2014

In February 2014, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Kimberly-Clark Corp. and Costco for allegedly deceptively marketing flushable wipes – including Cottonelle Fresh Care Flushable Wipes & Cleansing Cloths, Scotts Naturals Flushable Moist Wipes, and Kirkland Signature Moist Flushable Wipes — as “flushable” when they actually cause plumbing problems, such as clogging toilets and pipes.


Up & Up Flushable Wipes

September 24th, 2014

A false advertising class-action lawsuit was filed against Target in April 2014 alleging that the store markets Up & Up Flushable Wipes as “flushable” and “sewer and septic safe” when, in reality, the wipes do not break apart after flushing and clog toilets. In July 2014, plaintiffs amended their complaint to add Nice-Pak Products, Inc.


Charmin Freshmates Flushable Wipes

July 23rd, 2014

In July 2014, a class-action lawsuit against The Procter & Gamble Company was transferred from state court to federal court. The complaint, which was originally filed in May 2014, alleges that the company falsely advertises the Charmin Freshmates as flushable wipes. Specifically, plaintiffs claim that the company misleadingly uses labels such as “flushable wipes” and



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