What’s In A Name? Babyganics Settles False Advertising Allegations To Tune Of $2.2M
This article was originally published in The Rose Sheet
The SC Johnson brand can continue to use the name Babyganics as long as it specifies on product labeling which ingredients are organic, and which aren’t, per a pending class action settlement in New York’s Southern District. The company also has agreed to sunscreen batch testing for a three-year period to verify the authenticity of SPF claims.
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