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Status and Updates

July 10th, 2019 | by  .

July 17, 2019: Snow Teeth Whitening no longer claims on its website that its teeth whitening kit is “FDA approved.”


Summary of Action

July 10th, 2019 | by  .

In July 2019, based on a consumer tip, TINA.org investigated Snow Teeth Whitening’s marketing and determined that it is improperly


Summary of Action

May 21st, 2019 | by  .

In June 2018, the FTC sent a closing letter to Williams-Sonoma following an investigation into the company’s marketing of certain


PBteen Database

May 21st, 2019 | by  .

PBTEEN MADE IN USA MARKETING Below is a sampling of PBteen marketing materials that claim, either expressly or implicitly, that


Williams-Sonoma Database

May 21st, 2019 | by  .

WILLIAMS-SONOMA MADE IN USA MARKETING Below is a sampling of Williams-Sonoma marketing materials that claim, either expressly or implicitly, that


Pottery Barn Database

May 21st, 2019 | by  .

POTTERY BARN MADE IN USA MARKETING Below is a sampling of Pottery Barn marketing materials that claim, either expressly or


West Elm Database

May 21st, 2019 | by  .

WEST ELM MADE IN USA MARKETING Below is a sampling of West Elm marketing materials that claim, either expressly or


Rejuvenation Database

May 21st, 2019 | by  .

REJUVENATION MADE IN USA MARKETING Below is a sampling of Rejuvenation marketing materials that claim, either expressly or implicitly, that


Status and Updates

May 20th, 2019 | by  .

May 21, 2019: TINA.org sends a complaint letter to the FTC requesting that it re-open its investigation into Williams-Sonoma’s Made


MyPillow 2019 Database

April 23rd, 2019 | by  .

In 2019, TINA.org found that MyPillow is violating a 2016 Stipulated Judgment (entered in a lawsuit filed against the company


Summary of Action

April 9th, 2019 | by  .

TINA.org investigated the marketing for the 2019 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter van, which revealed that Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA) was running a multimillion-dollar


2019 Sprinter Origin Database

April 9th, 2019 | by  .

In connection with its Mercedes-Benz Sprinter investigation, TINA.org collected Vehicle Identification Numbers (VINs) associated with each vehicle in its sampling


Status and Updates

April 9th, 2019 | by  .

March – first week of April 2019: Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA) removes several deceptive marketing materials from publication, including a national


VIN Decoding

April 9th, 2019 | by  .

A Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) is a unique 17-digit code assigned to each motor vehicle in the United States. The



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