SC Johnson Settles 'Greenwashing' Suits Over Windex

Law360, New York (July 8, 2011, 6:42 PM EDT) -- SC Johnson & Son Inc. announced Friday that it had settled proposed class actions in California and Wisconsin that accused the company of falsely advertising its Windex products as environmentally friendly.

As part of the settlement, SC Johnson said it agreed not to use its current "Greenlist" logo on Windex products for one year. Financial terms of the settlement were not disclosed.

Two consumers, Wayne Koh of California and Howard Petlack of Wisconsin, sued the cleaning products giant in two separate proposed class actions. The men...
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Koh v. SC Johnson & Son, Inc


Case Number

5:09-cv-00927

Court

California Northern

Nature of Suit

Contract: Other

Judge

Ronald M. Whyte

Date Filed

March 3, 2009

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