Following National Advertising Division Challenge Aroeve Voluntarily Discontinues Certain Claims for HEPA Air Purifiers

New York, NY – May 15, 2024 – Following a BBB National Programs’ National Advertising Division challenge brought by competitor Vesync Corporation, Antadi LLC d/b/a Aroeve Direct voluntarily discontinued certain claims for its HEPA air purifiers.

Vesync challenged claims that certain models of Aroeve’s air purifiers and replacement filters are compliant with HEPA and/or H13 standards and that they are listed at a discounted “bargain” price.

In response to the challenge, Aroeve stated that it would permanently discontinue the challenged claims for business reasons unrelated to this challenge. 

Aroeve informed the National Advertising Division (NAD) that prior to the challenge it had begun an internal review of its third-party testing and consumer sales data as part of an ongoing periodic refresh of its marketing materials. Aroeve represented that no new advertising claims similar to the challenged claims are being introduced to the marketplace and confirmed that existing claims similar to the challenged claims are in the process of being removed.

Therefore, NAD did not review the claims on their merits and will treat the claims, for compliance purposes, as though NAD recommended they be discontinued. 

In its advertiser statement, Aroeve stated it agrees to comply with NAD’s recommendations and appreciates the opportunity to participate in the self-regulatory process.

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