Chattem Targeted Over Mouthwash Anti-Plaque Claims

Law360, New York (November 23, 2011, 3:52 PM EST) -- A proposed class action filed Tuesday in California federal court accuses Chattem Inc. of violating the express warranty for its ACT Total Care mouthwash and deceptively advertising that the product could fight plaque.

La Jolla, Calif., resident Toby Gaerin said he brought the suit on behalf of tens of thousands of customers in California who paid a premium of 25 percent or more for ACT Total Care Fluoride Mouthwash after Chattem boasted the mouthwash provided comprehensive oral health benefits and would fight both cavities and unsightly...
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