July 2, 2021
Class Action Settlement – Connary, et al. v. S.C. Johnson & Son, Inc.,
California Superior Court, Alameda County
Case No. RG20062675
FDPK is pleased to announce
preliminary approval of the proposed settlement for Method Products ( Connary, et al. v. S.C. Johnson & Son, Inc., ), a class action alleging false and misleading “non-toxic” claims on certain Method Products sold across the United States.
The Settlement establishes a $2.25 million fund, which will be used to make cash payments to Class Members who submit a timely and valid
claim online, as well as class notice and administration costs, attorneys’ costs, fees and expenses, any Service Awards the Court awards to the named Plaintiffs. Additionally, SC Johnson has agreed to remove the “non-toxic” labeling after the Settlement is approved. Details of the Settlement and class members’ options, including to participate in the settlement, are available at www.HouseholdProductsSettlement.com.
The Settlement Class includes all persons who reside in the U.S. and purchased in the U.S. any of the below listed Method Brand products between May 14, 2016 and May 13, 2021 for use and not for resale:
Method All-Purpose Cleaner
Method Squirt + Mop Hard Floor Cleaner
Method All-Purpose Cleaner for Dog
Method Bathroom Cleaner
Method All-Purpose Cleaner for Cat
Method Wood for Good Daily Clean
Method All-Purpose Cleaning Wipes
Method Dish Soap, Method Smarty Dish
Method All-Purpose Cleaning Wipes for Dog
Method Smarty Dish Plus
Method All-Purpose Cleaning Wipes for Cat
Method PowerDish Method Squirt + Mop Wood Floor Cleaner
Method Daily Granite Cleaner
Method Foaming Bathroom Cleaner
Method Stainless Steel Polish
Method Glass + Surface Cleaner
Method Heavy Duty Degreaser
Method Wood for Good Polish
Method Daily Shower Cleaner
Class Members who submit a timely claim can receive a cash payment, depending on any proof of purchase, as follows: Class members can submit claims online or by mailing the claim form by November 1, 2021.
a) With Proof of Purchase. Claimants who file a valid Claim Form for purchases of Products with Proof of Purchase may obtain reimbursement of up to One Dollar ($1.00) per Product purchased during the Class Period, without any limitation on the number of Products purchased. The Initial Claim Amount depends on the number of Products purchased per the Proof of Purchase provided and is subject to a pro rata upward or downward adjustment pursuant to Section 4.4 of the Settlement.
b) Without Proof of Purchase. Claimants who file a Claim Form for purchases of Products without Proof of Purchase may obtain reimbursement of up to One Dollar ($1.00) per Product purchased for up to ten (10) Products purchased during the Class Period. Claimants seeking reimbursement without Proof of Purchase must state under penalty of perjury the type(s) and number of Products purchased and the approximate date(s) of purchases. The Initial Claim Amount is subject to a pro rata upward or downward adjustment pursuant to Section 4.4 of the Settlement.
The Court scheduled a Fairness Hearing for
November 16, 2021, at 3:00 PM, Pacific Time at Dept. 23 of the Administration Building, 1221 Oak Street, 4th Floor, Oakland, CA 94612.
More information about the Settlement may be found at: http://www.householdproductssettlement.com/
Click on the links to review important documents: