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National Advertising Division Refers Advertising Claims by 3B Medical for its Lumin CPAP Cleaner to FTC and FDA

New York, NY – August 19, 2019 – The National Advertising Division has referred advertising claims made by 3B Medical, Inc. for its Lumin CPAP Cleaner to the Federal Trade Commission and Food & Drug Administration for possible enforcement action after the company stated it would not comply with NAD’s recommendations to discontinue certain claims that a competing CPAP cleaner’s use of ozone as a germicide rendered it unsafe and dangerous to consumers’ respiratory health. This challenge was initiated by SoClean, Inc., maker of the competing SoClean CPAP Cleaner. NAD is an investigative...

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NAD Recommends Pyle Audio Disclose that Online Consumer Reviews for NutriChef Vacuum Sealers Are Incentivized

NAD has recommended that Pyle Audio, Inc. take reasonable measures to discontinue or modify currently posted online reviews for NutriChef Vacuum Sealer.

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NAD Recommends Reckitt Benckiser Discontinue “No Stretching, Shrinking, or Fading” Claims for Its Woolite Laundry Detergent, Following P&G Challenge

National Advertising Division recommended that Reckitt Benckiser, LLC discontinue monadic and comparative performance claims, efficacy claims, and product demonstrations for its Woolite Laundry Detergent

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NAD Recommends Guthy-Renker Discontinue Certain Performance Claims for Crepe Erase, Finds Certain Claims Supported; Advertiser to Appeal

NAD has recommended that Guthy-Renker discontinue or modify certain express and implied performance claims in video and internet advertising for its Crepe Erase Anti-Aging Body Care Treatment System. The advertiser has said it will appeal part of NAD’s findings to the National Advertising Review Board. Guthy-Renker’s Crepe Erase Anti-Aging Body Care Treatment System consists of two products intended to be used sequentially: (1) Exfoliating Body Polish; and (2) Intensive Body Repair Treatment.

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Following NAD Inquiry, Weighting Comforts to Modify, Discontinue Certain Performance Claims for its Weighted Blankets

NAD has recommended that Weighting Comforts, LLC modify an advertising claim that its weighted blankets improve sleep, and discontinue a claim that its weighted blankets reduce anxiety. Further, Weighting Comforts stated that it will permanently discontinue many of the other challenged express claims and consumer testimonials.

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NAD Recommends Wink Naturals Discontinue Certain Challenged Claims for Cough Syrup Product

Following a challenge by Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc., the NAD recommended that Wink Naturals LLC discontinue certain challenged claims in online and social media advertising for its Cough Syrup dietary supplement.

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