Dial Can't Wash Away Antibacterial Soap Marketing MDL

Law360, New York (March 26, 2013, 7:06 PM EDT) -- The Dial Corp. on Tuesday failed to erase multidistrict litigation claims that it falsely advertised the antibacterial strength of its Dial Complete hand soap when a New Hampshire federal judge found the plaintiffs had sufficiently claimed Dial’s wash was not necessarily more effective than plain soap and water.

U.S. District Judge Steven J. McAuliffe rejected Dial’s motion to dismiss the consolidated complaint and rebuffed its argument that the plaintiffs had not pointed to any study that specifically evaluated the efficiency of Dial Complete Soap. He ruled...
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