Playtex's Diaper Genie Ads Stink, Class Action Says

Law360, New York (August 3, 2012, 3:34 PM EDT) -- Playtex Products LLC was hit with a proposed class action Tuesday in California federal court alleging it deceived consumers by falsely claiming its Diaper Genie disposal products were proven to be the best at controlling odor, in violation of unfair competition laws.

The suit follows rival diaper pail maker Munchkin Inc.’s win against Playtex last month in a federal jury trial over the same alleged false claims and deceptive advertising of Playtex’s Diaper Genie II and Diaper Genie II Elite products. The jury awarded Munchkin $13.5...
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