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Hand Sanitizers from 4E Brands

Class Action

Hand Sanitizers from 4E Brands

In August 2020, a class-action lawsuit was filed against 4E Brands for allegedly deceptively representing that the active ingredient in various brands of hand sanitizers – including Assured, Blumen, Klar and Danver, Hello Kitty by Sanrio, Honeykeeper, and Modesa – is ethyl alcohol when, according to the complaint, the active ingredient in them is actually the toxic ingredient methanol. (Pepe et al v. 4E Brand North America, LLC, Case No. 20-cv-6494, S.D.N.Y.)

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Blumen and Assured Hand Sanitizers

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Blumen and Assured Hand Sanitizers

November 2020: This case was transferred from a court in New Jersey to one in New York. (Case No. 20-cv-9652, S.D.N.Y.) August 2020: A class-action lawsuit was filed against 4e…

Blumen Hand Sanitizer

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Blumen Hand Sanitizer

September 2020: This case was transferred from state court to federal court. (Case No. 20-cv-801, N.D. Ind.) August 2020: A class-action lawsuit was filed against 4e Brands for allegedly deceptively…


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