Playtex Owes Rival Munchkin $13.5M In Diaper Pail Ad Suit

Law360, New York (July 26, 2012, 1:43 PM EDT) -- A California federal jury has ordered baby products maker Playtex Products Inc. to pay $13.5 million to competitor Munchkin Inc. for deliberately deceiving consumers by falsely claiming its Diaper Genie pail products were better than Munchkin’s at containing foul odors.

The jury, in a July 20 decision, also found that Playtex failed to prove its cross-claim that Munchkin was the company that was falsely advertising the quality of its diaper storage containers.

“Munchkin is very pleased with the verdict,” Munchkin’s attorney Cameron Garrison of Lathrop &...
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Case Information

Case Title

Munchkin, Inc. vs Playtex Products, LLC et al

Case Number



California Central

Nature of Suit

Other Statutory Actions


Otis D. Wright, II

Date Filed

January 17, 2011

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