Michigan Firm’s Nasal Spray Neither A COVID-19 Treatment Nor For Nasal Use
CofixRx and Sensory Cloud are latest OTC nasal spray marketers FDA warned about fraudulent COVID-19 claims. While the others’ violations were limited to violative claims, CofixRx also warned the active ingredient in its spray is limited to topical use.
You may also be interested in...
Andrew Loucks moves to Sanofi from helm of consumer health and technology firm Sensory Cloud as business navigates gaining US OTC heartburn market share for Zantac brand, which it relaunched with famotidine replacing ranitidine as the active ingredient.
COVID-19 False Advertising Wasn't Any Falser Than During Other Public Health Crises; The Internet Was The Difference Maker
The types of unsupported claims made during the COVID-19 pandemic have not been so different from those seen before when the US faced public health emergencies. But this time advertisers' digital capabilities turned up the volume on false and unsubstantiated claims about COVID cures and the like, says Rich Cleland, FTC Consumer Protection Bureau attorney.
While types of unsupported claims were no different than those advertisers made when US was hit it by other widespread health emergencies, digital capabilities made advertisers’ response to COVID-19 different, says Rich Cleland, FTC Consumer Protection Bureau attorney.