Flushable Wipes Class Action Settlement
Claim Form Deadline: August 16, 2022
Payout: $7.00 - $50.60
Proof Required: No
Method of payment: Mailed Check, PayPal, Venmo, Zelle, Amazon Gift Card
What's This Settlement About?
A $20 Million Class Action Settlement has been reached with Kimberly-Clark corporation, a producer of home products. In this class action lawsuit it was alleged that Kotex, Cottonelle, Huggies, Scott, and other brands of flushable wipes were not actually flushable, and that the resulting flushing of these wipes into sewer and toilet systems resulted in damage to sewer systems. The full list of brands included in this class action settlement are:
Kimberly-Clark is a producer of home products and goods and markets to 175 countries. Their website claims that nearly one-quarter of the entire world's population uses their products, such as Viva, Scott, Cottonelle, Kleenex, and many more.
How Do I Qualify?
You are a member of the class action if you purchased a wipe that was marketed as “flushable” and sold under the brand names Cottonelle, Scott, Huggies Pull-ups, Poise, and Kotex. The purchase must have been made between February 21, 2008 and May 19, 2022 in the United States, not for purposes of resale. Claim forms must be completed online or received, not simply postmarked, by August 16, 2022.
What if I Don't Qualify?
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What Can I Get?
If you qualify, and you have no proof, you will receive up to seventy cents ($0.70) up to $7.00 per Household. If you do have proof, you will receive up to one dollar and ten cents ($1.10) for each package, up to $50.60 per Household. There is a $20 million cap on the total class action settelement amouunt. Therefore, based on thea mount of valid claims submitted by the deadline of August 16 2022, the amount may be reduced (pro-rated) to have the $20,000,000 distributed evenly among class action settlement members.
“Proof of purchase” is the actual label or bar code of the package, or the original or photocopy or digital image of a sales receipt that includes the date, place of purchase, as well as the product name in the receipt.
How Do I File a Claim?
To make a claim, you must fill out the claim form available below. You will be asked for a Class Member ID, which you can request HERE. Alternatively, you can print the claim form and mail it to:
Kurtz/Honigman v. Kimberly-Clark
P.O. Box 5324
New York , NY 10150-5324
Claim forms must be submitted online or received, not simply postmarked, by August 16, 2022.
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