In National Advertising Division Challenge, “Non-Toxic” and “Eco-Friendly” Claims for Weiman Cleaning Products Voluntarily Discontinued
New York, NY – March 15, 2023 – In a BBB National Programs National Advertising Division (NAD) challenge, brought by competitor S.C. Johnson & Son, Inc. (SCJ), PurposeBuilt Brands, Inc. and Weiman Products, LLC voluntarily discontinued “non-toxic” and “eco-friendly” advertising claims for its Weiman cleaning products.
SCJ challenged “non-toxic” and “eco-friendly” advertising claims, which appeared on Weiman product labels, the Weiman website, and third-party retail websites including Amazon.com.
During the proceeding, PurposeBuilt informed NAD that all the challenged claims had been or would be permanently discontinued. Therefore, NAD did not review the claims on their merits.
In its advertiser statement, PurposeBuilt agreed to comply with NAD’s recommendations and stated that it “had discontinued, or had scheduled to discontinue following a sell-through of packaging, all of the challenged claims prior to SCJ’s commencement of the present challenge.”
National Advertising Review Board Refers Smile Prep’s Clear Aligners Advertising to FTC After Compliance Review
New York, NY – September 27, 2023 – The National Advertising Review Board (NARB) has referred advertising claims made by Smile Prep to the FTC for review and possible enforcement action after the company declined to accept NARB recommendations to modify certain claims and disclosures on its website.
National Advertising Division Recommends MacuHealth Discontinue or Modify Certain Claims for Several Brands of Eye Health Dietary Supplements
New York, NY – September 21, 2023 – In a challenge brought by Vision Elements, the National Advertising Division (NAD) recommended that MacuHealth modify or discontinue certain claims for its dietary supplement products.
National Advertising Division Refers Advertising by SBLA Beauty to the Federal Trade Commission for Review for Failure to Participate
New York, NY – September 21, 2023 – The National Advertising Division (NAD) has referred advertising claims made by SBLA Beauty, Inc. to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) after the company failed to provide a substantive response to NAD’s inquiry.
Direct Selling Self-Regulatory Council Recommends Zallevo Discontinue Certain Earnings and Health-Related Product Claims
McLean, VA – August 31, 2023 – The Direct Selling Self-Regulatory Council (DSSRC) recommended that Zallevo modify or discontinue certain earnings and health-related product performance claims, including claims regarding treating serious health-related conditions.