Baby Care Cos. Face Action Over Unlisted Toxins

Law360 (May 19, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Beauty and skin-care giants Johnson & Johnson Consumer Companies Inc., Proctor & Gamble Co., Gerber Products Co. and Helene Curtis Inc. have been hit with a purported class action alleging that their baby products contain harsh chemicals not listed on the labels.

Kristina and Daniel Vercellono filed the complaint against the cosmetic brands Friday in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey over baby shampoos and bath goods that they claim contain chemicals such as formaldehyde and 1,4-dioxane, both of which have been...
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