In September 2019, a class-action lawsuit
was filed against Church & Dwight alleging that containers of OxiClean “stain remover” powders do not remove stains from the number of laundry loads advertised on the packaging. According to the complaint, fine print on the container discloses that the product won’t treat “typical” or “tough” stains in the advertised number of loads and consumers may only be able to treat one-third or one-fourth of the claimed number of loads. (Pridgen et al v. Church & Dwight Co., Inc.
, Case No. 19-cv-1683, C. D. CA.)
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