Neutrogena faces class motion over excessive price of ‘an identical’ child sunscreen

THE WHAT? A client has launched a category motion lawsuit in opposition to Johnson & Johnson-owned Neutrogena alleging that its SPF50 sunscreen for infants is an identical to the grownup equal however being offered at a better value, in keeping with a report revealed by Prime Class Actions.

THE DETAILS The child model is alleged to hold quite a few label statements however is principally an identical to the product focused at adults and being offered at a dramatically totally different value, the go well with alleges. The child model comprises avena sativa, whereas the grownup model doesn’t, however this isn’t adequate to justify the worth distinction, the plaintiff claims.

THE WHY? Federal lawmakers are working to forestall firms charging a premium for merchandise aimed toward girls or youngsters – a so-called ‘pink tax’, the go well with alleges, and quantities to unjust enrichment, the plaintiff claims.