We doubt that Jessica had much knowledge of anything like this going down, but regardless, she’s not going to be too happy if her company’s dishonesty turns out to be true! Now, customer John D. Rubin is suing the company, alleging that some products contain unnatural and ineffective ingredients, according to Law360. “The results showed that our product is effective and safe for use”.
“Based on Honest’s representations that the Products were natural, [Rubin] and the Class paid a premium for the Products over comparable products that did not purport to be natural”, the lawsuit reads.
To view the full article, register now. Consumers said the so-called all-natural sunscreen, which claims to provide “broad spectrum” protection, failed to protect them from the sun’s blazing-hot rays. Rubin also claims that THC’s sunscreen is ineffective, while other customers have reportedly complained of suffering sunburn and blisters after using the products. But Rubin says they are anything but, and has filed a class-action lawsuit for $5 million.
The class action suit – filed by Jonathan Rubin targets the brand’s dish soap, hand soaps, surface cleaner and diapers.
Carlin says media stories and consumer complaints in the past month about The Honest Co.’s sunscreen not working prompted Rubin to take a closer look at the products.
In a statement on their website it said: ‘We’ve gone through extensive third-party testing in accordance with government regulations and our sunscreen lotion passed all SPF 30 testing requirements.
Chief executive officer and fellow co-founder Brian Lee added: ‘The size of the beauty market is much larger than the other categories we are claiming today, so does it have the potential to be larger than The Honest Company? “We stand behind the safety and efficacy of this product”. Alba owns a 15 to 20 percent interest in The Honest Company, which claims to sells organic, eco-friendly health products. “Second time I’ve tried this stuff and got fried”.