P&G Settles Diaper Rash Action

Law360, New York (May 31, 2011, 6:10 PM EDT) -- Procter & Gamble Co. on Friday settled a consolidated class action in Ohio federal court alleging certain Pampers diapers cause rashes, blisters and chemical burns.

Under the proposed agreement, P&G will reimplement for one year a money-back guarantee program for consumers who bought its Swaddlers and Cruisers diapers with Dry Max, a technology meant to enhance the core of the diapers. The consumer giant will also put more information on the products and fund several programs related to pediatric skin health.

The proposed settlement class consists...
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