Crayola Offers Refunds To Scrub Out Suit Over Bubble Stains

Law360, New York (May 1, 2012, 7:38 PM EDT) -- Crayola LLC will provide refunds to customers and pay $950,000 in attorneys' fees and costs under a settlement approved Friday, ending a class action claiming the company deceptively marketed its Washable Colored Bubbles as "washable" when the product left long-lasting stains.

In a complaint filed in Washington federal court, the purchasers of the Crayola-brand bubbles and related child products said the bubbles “stain everything they touch” and that the stains could only sometimes be removed with considerable time and expense.

Under the deal, Crayola will pay...
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