Merck Agrees To Pay Millions To Settle Coppertone False Ad Class Suit

Merck Agrees To Pay Millions To Settle Coppertone False Ad Class Suit

TRENTON, N.J. - Merck & Co. Inc., MSD Consumer Care Inc. and Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp. have agreed, via a settlement agreement filed in New Jersey federal court on Sept. 21, to stop using certain terms when labeling, promoting and advertising their Coppertone sunscreen products and pay between $3 million and $10 million to end the false advertising suit brought on behalf of a nationwide class of purchasers (Steven Brody, et al. v. Merck & Co., Inc., et al., No. 12-4774, D. N.J.). Subscribers may view the settlement agreement available within the full article.

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