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Coleman Naturals Insect Repellent Snap Bands

December 12th, 2019

In December 2019, a class-action lawsuit was filed against The Coleman Company for allegedly misleadingly marketing that Coleman Naturals Insect Repellent Snap Bands “repel[] mosquitos” when, according to plaintiffs, the bands do not effectively repel mosquitos. (Fishman-Palmer et al v. The Coleman Company, Inc., Case No. 19-cv-11301, S. D. NY.) For more of TINA.org’s coverage


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


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. Cal.) For more of TINA.org’s coverage of


Off! Family Care Clean Feel Insect Repellent

May 9th, 2018

In May 2018, a class-action lawsuit was filed against S.C. Johnson & Son for allegedly falsely advertising that Off! Family Care Clean Feel Insect Repellent “repels mosquitoes” and provides “effective protection from mosquitoes” when, according to the plaintiffs, scientific evidence shows that the product does not repel mosquitoes. (Bourbia et al v. S.C. Johnson &


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.


Spartan Mosquito Eradicator

October 26th, 2020

In September 2020, a class-action lawsuit was filed against AC2T, Inc. for allegedly falsely marketing that the Spartan Mosquito Eradicator provides “do-it-yourself mosquito control” that “eradicate[s] your mosquito population for up to 90 days” when, according to the complaint, the product does not kill mosquitos or decrease mosquito populations. (Rosenfeld et al v. AC2T, Inc.


Spartan Mosquito Eradicator

May 27th, 2020

In May 2020, a class-action lawsuit was filed against AC2T, Inc. for allegedly falsely marketing Spartan Mosquito Eradicator as a “do-it-yourself mosquito control” product that “eradicate[s] your mosquito population for up to 90 days” when, according to the complaint, the product does not kill mosquitos or reduce mosquito populations. (Consolazio et al v. AC2T, Inc.


LaCroix Sparkling Waters

March 11th, 2020

February 2020: This case was voluntarily dismissed . October 2018: A class-action lawsuit was filed against LaCroix Sparkling Waters for allegedly misleadingly labeling LaCroix water as being “all-natural” when, according to plaintiffs, the water contains non-natural flavorings and synthetic ingredients, including one that is used as a cockroach insecticide. Later in October, the case was


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


Humphreys Homeopathic Products

November 19th, 2013

October 2013: A federal judge approved a $1.4 million settlement to a class-action lawsuit against Humphreys Pharmacal Inc. and Dickinson Brands, Inc. According to the settlement terms, class members will receive a full refund up to $10 for each eligible product purchased (with a max of $50 per household for class members without proof of


Celestial Seasonings Teas

November 15th, 2013

June 2017: A federal judge granted partial summary judgment for the injunctive relief class claims concluding that these claims were moot because the company removed “100% Natural” claims from its advertising. Plaintiffs’ individual claims for damages remain. September 2015: A federal judge certified the class for injunctive relief but did not certify the damages class.



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