Cottonelle Flushable Wipes and More
December 2014: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Kimberly-Clark Corporation, Walmart, and Rockline Industries for allegedly deceptively marketing flushable wipes – including Cottonelle Fresh Care Flushable Cleansing Cloths, Cottonelle Ultra Comfort Care Flushable Cleansing Cloths, and Equate Flushable Wipes – as “flushable” when they actually do not break apart after flushing and can cause sewer, septic, and plumbing problems. (Sweeney et al v. Kimberly-Clark Corporation, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., and Rockline Industries, Inc., Case No. 14-cv-03201, M. D. FL.).
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