A Proven ModelThe DSSRC process relies on best practices developed over decades of work in other successful self-regulatory programs administered by BBB National Programs.
Fast & EfficientThis program offers companies in the direct-selling industry a fast and efficient forum for review of express or implied claims about earnings and product performance.
Consumer ConfidenceBy discouraging advertising and marketing that contains unsubstantiated claims, this form of industry self-regulation enhances consumer confidence in the direct-selling industry.
Policies & Procedures
DSSRC will independently review any submitted inquiry to ensure that the matter is appropriate for review and a proper expenditure of program resources. Once they are final, all case decisions are available to the public.
News & Blog
Direct Selling Self-Regulatory Council Recommends SwissJust Discontinue Certain Health-Related Product Performance and Earnings Claims
McLean, VA – September 15, 2021 – The Direct Selling Self-Regulatory Council (DSSRC) recommended that certain product performance and earnings claims made by SwissJust USA, a direct selling company that markets and distributes natural products for emotional, physical, and dermo-cosmetic well-being, and...
Direct Selling Self-Regulatory Council Recommends Globallee Discontinue Certain Health-Related Product Performance and Earnings Claims
McLean, VA – September 9, 2021 – DSSRC recommended that certain product performance and earnings claims made by Globallee, Inc., a health and wellness supplement direct selling company, and its salesforce be discontinued. Central to this inquiry was a concern that the challenged product performance...
Direct Selling Self-Regulatory Council Issues New Guidance on Earnings Claims for the Direct Selling Industry
Operation Income Illusion: A Positive Step by the FTC to Curb Deceptive Income Claims