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 is not effective because pests are resistant to the product’s active ingredient (cypermethrin) and the product cannot reach the places where pests dwell and hide. (Crespo et al v. S.C. Johnson & Son, Inc.
, Case No. 18-cv-6869, E. D. NY.)
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