Personal Care Products In Court: Clinique May Settle Probiotic Suit; ‘99.99% Of Germs’ Sanitizer Update
The latest on proposed false-advertising class actions targeting Clinique Laboratories for probiotic representations and leading hand sanitizer manufacturers for “kills 99.99% of germs” claims.
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