Cottonelle Flushable Wipes Class Action Settlement

Cottonelle Flushable Wipes Class Action Settlement

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Photo Credit: Unsplash | Updated: January 16, 2024

Claim Form Deadline: January 16, 2024 (Passed)

Payout: $5.00 (Without Proof)

Proof required: No

**This settlement is available for claimants with or without proof of purchase**

What is the Cottonelle Flushable Wipes Class Action Lawsuit About?

A $13,500,000 class action lawsuit has been settled with Cottonelle Flushable Wipes over allegations that its products were tested to contain certain bacterium. After conducting a national product recall and initiating product testing, the detection of bacteria known as Pluralibacter gergoviae was stated to be contained in some of the Cottonelle flushable wipes.

Kimberly-Clark Corporation, which makes and markets the popular toilet paper brand Cottonelle, has agreed to settle the flushable wipes class action lawsuit, but has not admitted to any wrongdoing. The court has not determined whether any party is right or wrong in the class action settlement.

How Do I Qualify For A Payout?

In order to qualify for a payment or benefit from the Cottonelle Flushable Wipes class action lawsuit, you must have been in the United States or one of its territories, and purchased one or more product units of recalled lots of Cottonelle Flushable Wipes at anytime between February 7 2020 through December 3 2020 for personal use, and not for reselling.

Note, that if you already received a refund or payment, such as a refund card via Kimberly-Clark Corporation's previous refund announced in October of 2020, you may not be eligible for further payment from the Cottonelle Flushable Wipes class action lawsuit.

What Can I Get in the Cottonelle Flushable Wipes Class Action Settlement?

If you believe that you are a qualifying Cottonelle Flushable Wipes Settlement Class member, you can submit a timely and valid claim to receive one of the following benefits:

With Proof of Payment, you can receive up to 100% of your full purchase price refunded via the class action settlement.

Without Proof of Purchase, you can receive up to $5.00 per claim per household.

Please note that in class action settlements such as these, the payout may be lower or higher than the originally anticipated amount. The actual payment amount may be reduced if the total amount of valid and timely claims submitted is more than expected when setting the estimated payout initially. The estimated $0.50 per Cottonelle Flushable Wipes products payment amount is anticipated and may be adjusted based on the number of claims, and is contingent on the class action settlement being approved.

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How Do I File a Claim?

To be eligible to receive a payment from the Cottonelle Flushable Wipes Class Action Settlement, you must submit a complete, valid, and timely class action Claim Form fully by January 16, 2024 electronically. If you believe that you qualify, and wish to receive a payment or voucher for entrees to Cottonelle Flushable Wipes, you must submit your completed time form online, or have it postmarked by the deadline date no later than January 16, 2024. An official class action settlement hearing will be held on March 6, 2024 to see whether or not the class action will receive approval.

You may be asked to provide a "Class Member ID". If you received a notice either by mail or email, you can use the Unique ID number that is located at the top of your class action notice. If you did not receive a unique ID number, but believe that you qualify for the Cottonelle Flushable Wipes Class Action Settlement, you can request one here, or on the official Cottonelle Flushable Wipes settlement website. You can file a claim or you can send a claim form to the following physical address:

Cottonelle Flushable Wipes Settlement Program
c/o Kroll Settlement Administration LLC
PO Box 225391
New York, NY 10150-5391

Claim Form Website:

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Filing Class Action Settlement Claims

Please note that your claim form will be rejected if you submit a settlement claim for payout with any fraudulent information. By providing this information and your sworn statement of its veracity, you agree to do so under the penalty of perjury. You would also be harming others that actually qualify for the class action settlement. If you are not sure whether or not you qualify for this class action settlement, visit the class action administrator's website below. is only providing information and is not a class action administrator or a law firm. OpenClassActions is a participant in the Amazon affiliate advertising program and this post may contain affiliate links, which means we may earn a commission or fees if you make a purchase via those links.
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