BBB National Programs Archive

  • 4/09/2020 - Telebrands Participates In ERSP Self-Regulatory Forum

    The Electronic Retailing Self-Regulation Program (ERSP) announced that Telebrands . (Telebrands), marketers of the WhiteLight Tooth Whitening System, has substantiated specific general efficacy and comparative claims, and has agreed to modify other comparative and performance-based claims, establishment claims and dramatizations. The marketer’s advertising was reviewed pursuant to a competitive challenge from Thane International, Inc.
  • 4/09/2020 - Philips Oral Healthcare

  • 4/09/2020 - Syndero Participates In ERSP Forum

    The Electronic Retailing Self-Regulation Program (ERSP) has determined that Syndero, Inc., marketer of the Dermitage anti-aging skin care system, has provided a reasonable basis of support for claims of general product performance but recommended modification of claims relating to “instant” product performance.  The marketer’s advertising came to ERSP’s attention pursuant to its ongoing monitoring program.
  • 4/09/2020 - Swiss Labs Participates In ERSP Forum

    The Electronic Retailing Self-Regulation Program (ERSP) has determined that Swiss Labs, Inc. has provided reliable support for certain claims for the company’s Arthri-Zen Relief Dietary Supplement, but recommended the marketer modify certain claims. The marketer’s advertising came to ERSP’s attention pursuant to its ongoing monitoring efforts.
  • 4/09/2020 - Sunset Health Participates In ERSP Forum

    The Electronic Retailing Self-Regulation Program (ERSP) has recommended that Sunset Health Products, Inc., marketer of the Hollywood Cookie Diet, the Hollywood 48-Hour Miracle Diet, the Hollywood 24-Hour Miracle Diet and the Hollywood 15-Day DeTox, modify or discontinue certain advertising claims for its products. ERSP determined that the marketer could support certain claims and noted that the marketer represented that it had voluntarily discontinued certain claims.
  • 4/09/2020 - Suarez Corporation Industries’ Direct Response Advertising Referred To FTC

    The Electronic  Retailing  Self-Regulation Program (ERSP), announced that it will refer advertising disseminated by Suarez Corporation Industries, marketers of AbGONE weight loss supplement, to the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”). The truth and accuracy of the marketer’s claims came to the attention of ERSP through a monitoring and  consumer challenge.
  • 4/09/2020 - Stemtech Health Sciences Participates In ERSP Forum

    The Electronic Retailing Self-Regulation Program (ERSP) has determined that Stemtech Health Sciences provided adequate support for general claims of product efficacy for the StemEnhance Stem Cell Enhancer but recommended the marketer modify other claims to clarify the product’s capabilities.
  • 4/09/2020 - Sarpes Beverage Participates In ERSP Forum

    The Electronic Retailing Self-Regulation Program (ERSP) has determined that Sarpes Beverages LLC can support general efficacy claims for Dream Water, but recommended the marketer modify certain consumer testimonials.
  • 4/09/2020 - San Corporation Participates In ERSP Forum

    The Electronic Retailing Self-Regulation Program (ERSP) has announced that  SAN Corporation,  marketers of the  TIGHT ! dietary supplement,  have been asked  to  discontinue  certain  performance,  comparative,  and  exclusivity  claims  as  well  as consumer testimonials for the product.   The marketer’s advertising was reviewed pursuant to an anonymous challenge.
  • 4/09/2020 - Real Estate Workshop Agrees to Voluntarily Modify, Discontinue Certain Claims for its Government Tax Lien Network; ERSP Find Certain Claims Supported

    The Electronic Retailing Self-Regulation Program (ERSP) has determined that the Real Estate Workshop can substantiate pricing claims communicated during  free live seminars for the Government Tax Lien Network.
  • 4/09/2020 - Product Partners Substantiates General Performace Claims And Agrees To Modify Consumer Testimonials

    The Electronic Retailing Self-Regulation Program (“ERSP”), the ele ctronic direct-response industry’s self-regulatory forum supervised by the National Advertising Review Council (“NARC”), announced that direct response marketer Product Partners, LLC has provided a reasonable basis for general performance claims for its “Slim-In-6” and “6-Day Express
  • 4/09/2020 - Product Opinion Panel Direct Response Advertising Referred To FTC

    The Electronic Retailing Self-Regulation Program (ERSP), announced that it will refer advertising disseminated by yoursmartrewards.com, marketers of Win a Free PSP, to the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”). The truth and accuracy of the marketer’s claims came to the attention of ERSP through its ongoing monitoring program.
  • 4/09/2020 - Procaps Laboratories Participates In ERSP Self-Regulatory Forum

    The Electronic Retailing Self-Regulation Program (ERSP) has found  that  marketer ProCaps Laboratories (“ProCap”) has provided adequate support for general efficacy, establishment, comparative and safety claims for its of Cholox and Cholox Plus (i.e., Cholox+) cholesterol-reducing supplements. ERSP did recommend the company consider a number of changes to future advertising.
  • 4/09/2020 - Proactol Ltd. Participates In ERSP Forum

    The  Electronic  Retailing  Self-Regulation  Program (ERSP) has determined  that Proactol, Ltd., marketer of the Proactol  Fat Binder, has provided a reasonable basis for certain advertising claims while voluntarily modifying others.   The marketer’s  advertising  came  to  ERSP’s  attention  pursuant  to ERSP’s ongoing monitoring program.
  • 4/09/2020 - PRGI Group, Inc., Referred To Federal Trade Commission

    The Electronic Retailing Self-Regulation Program (ERSP), announced that it will refer direct response advertising disseminated by PRGI Group, Inc., marketers of the supplement Phenterprin HCL, to the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”). The truth and accuracy of the marketer’s claims came to the attention of ERSP through its monitoring program.
  • 4/09/2020 - Preferred Health Resourced Participates In Electronic Retailing Self-Regulation Program

    The Electronic Retailing Self-Regulation Program (“ERSP”), the electronic direct-response industry’s self-regulatory forum supervised by the National Advertising Review Council (“NARC”), announced that direct response marketer Preferred Health Resources has provided a reasonable basis for general performance claims communicated for its PeeNuts Nutritional Prostate Supplement product in a 30-minute infomercial and online advertising, and agreed to qualify other product claims included in its advertisement. The truth and accuracy of the marketer’s claims came to the attention of ERSP through an anonymous consumer challenge.
  • 4/09/2020 - Plymouth Direct Participates In ERSP Forum

    The Electronic Retailing Self-Regulation Program (ERSP) has determined  that  Plymouth  Direct,  marketer  of Urine Gone Stain  and Odor Eliminator  (“Urine Gone”),  supported  safety  and odor removal  claims.  ERPS  recommended  the  modify specific performance  and  comparative  claims.  The  marketer’s  advertising  came  to  ERSP’s  attention through ERSP’s ongoing monitoring program.
  • 4/09/2020 - Pharmavite Participates In ERSP Forum

    The Electronic Retailing Self-Regulation Program (ERSP) announced that Pharmavite LLC (Pharmavite), marketers of the Nature Made® Cholest-Off® Dietary Supplement (Cholest-Off), has substantiated general performance and establishment claims, and has voluntarily agreed to make more conspicuous disclosures in its advertising. The marketer’s advertising was reviewed pursuant to ERSP’s ongoing monitoring program.
  • 4/09/2020 - PatentHEALTH LLC Participates In ERSP Forum

    The Electronic Retailing Self-Regulation Program (ERSP) has determined that PatentHEALTH LLC., has provided a reasonable basis for certain general performance claims and establishment claims for the Apatrim dietary supplement, but did not adequately support claims relating to speed-of-action, or quantified establishment claims for the product. The marketer’s advertising came to ERSP’s attention pursuant to an anonymous challenge.
  • 4/09/2020 - Ott-Lite Technology Participates In ERSP Self-Regulatory Forum

    The Electronic Retailing Self-Regulation Program (ERSP) announced that Ott-Lite Technology (Ott-Lite), marketers of The Ott-Lite VisionSaver Plus Lamp, has provided a reasonable basis for establishment, performance, and comparative claims. The company was asked to provide the context for one exclusivity claim. The marketer’s advertising was reviewed pursuant to ERSP’s monitoring program.