Class Cert. Denied In Consumer Suit Against Carter's

Law360, New York (February 4, 2011, 1:33 PM EST) -- A federal judge has denied certification to a class of consumers accusing clothing marketer Carter's Inc. of failing to provide adequate warnings that its tagless children’s clothing contained toxic chemicals that could cause adverse skin reactions.

Judge Gary A. Feess on Thursday denied the plaintiffs' motion for class certification, finding that members of the proposed classes lacked standing to bring the suit.

The plaintiffs had sought certification of three classes: a nationwide class of individuals who purchased Carter’s infant apparel products with tagless labels made for...
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