Evonik, Others Want Out Of FCA Defective Diaper, Tampon Suit

Law360, New York (August 14, 2012, 5:07 PM EDT) -- Evonik Stockhausen LLC and co-defendants including Procter & Gamble Co. and Kimberly-Clark Corp. asked a Louisiana federal judge Monday to remove them from a whistleblower suit alleging they violated the False Claims Act by selling supposedly defective diapers and tampons to the federal government.

The companies each filed motions to dismiss them from a suit filed by Thomas Ricalde, a former employee of Evonik who worked in a laboratory for superabsorbent materials that were sold to the defendants for use in various incontinence and sanitary products....
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