Clearly Natural Essentials Products
August 2017: An amended complaint alleging that Clearly Natural Essentials falsely markets products as natural when they contain artificial and synthetic ingredients was filed.
March 2017: Some of the claims – including ones for breach of warranty, unjust enrichment, and negligent misrepresentation – were dismissed with prejudice, the reasons for which have not been disclosed. Other claims – including state false advertising claims – remain pending.
October 2016: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Clearly Natural Essentials for allegedly falsely advertising its products – including Pure and Natural Tea Tree Glycerine Soap, Pure and Natural Lemon Glycerine Hand Soap, and Pure and Natural Glycerine Body Lotion – as “Clearly Natural” and “Pure and Natural” when they actually contain artificial and synthetic ingredients. (Ciancio et al v. Beaumont Products Inc. d/b/a Clearly Natural Essentials, Case No. 16-cv-8124, S. D. NY.)
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When a complaint is dismissed without prejudice, an amended version of the complaint can be refiled.
When a complaint is dismissed with prejudice, it cannot be refiled.