Banana Boat Sunscreen Ads Are Misleading, Class Says

Law360, New York (October 29, 2012, 6:04 PM EDT) -- Banana Boat sunblock says its SPF 85-110 formulas provide superior sunburn protection, but a California woman on Thursday said in a proposed class action against suncreen maker Playtex Products Inc. that the claim is misleading.

Plaintiff Aida Corra sued Playtex and co-defendants Energizer Holdings, Inc. and Sun Pharmaceuticals LLC under California false advertising law, alleging that the companies—which market and manufacture Banana Boat—falsely advertise that their SPF 85-110 collection provides better protection than their SPF 50 products.

“Plaintiff brings this action…to halt the dissemination of this...
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Case Information

Case Title

Corra v. Energizer Holdings Inc., et al

Case Number



California Eastern

Nature of Suit

Other Statutory Actions


Anthony W. Ishii

Date Filed

October 24, 2012


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