Sentry Natural Defense
In November 2018, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Sentry for allegedly falsely advertising a flea and tick repellent called Sentry Natural Defense as being safe to use around pets…
In August 2019, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Sentry for allegedly misleadingly advertising its Natural Defense flea and tick repellent as “safe to use around children and pets” when, according to plaintiffs, the product contains essential oils that are toxic and may cause health issues, including skin irritation, vomiting, and muscle tremors. In addition, the complaint alleges that the marketing misleadingly represents that the repellent is “Veterinarian Tested” when, according to plaintiffs, veterinarians do not recommend the repellent. (Penikila et v. Petiq, LLC d/b/a Sentry, Case No. 19-cv-5508, N. D. CA.)
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