Colgate-Palmolive sued over unnatural ingredients in Tom’s of Main products

Colgate-Palmolive

The class action lawsuit was brought against Colgate-Palmolive Company and its subsidiary, Tom’s of Maine, Inc.  for the deceptive practice of marketing their Tom’s of Maine toothpaste products as “Natural” when they contain non-natural, highly chemically processed ingredients such as Glycerin and Sodium Lauryl Sulfate.

As alleged, glycerin is a chief ingredient in all of the formulations of Tom’s of Maine® toothpastes, including the (1) Whitening, (2) Multi-benefit, (3) Fresh Breath, (4) Anticavity, (5) Sensitive, (6) Children’s, (7) Fluoride-Free and (8) SLSFree product lines. Sodium Lauryl Sulfate is a chief ingredient in all formulations but the SLSFree product line, which explicitly eliminated Sodium Lauryl Sulfate, or SLS, from the formula.

As alleged, Glycerin is a factory-produced texturizer that is created by complex processing and does not occur in nature. It is commonly used in processed foods as a sugar substitute, filler and thickening agent.

Sodium lauryl sulfate is factory-produced foaming agent that is created by complex processing and also does not occur in nature. It is commonly used in hygiene and cleaning products as a thickening and foaming agent in shampoos, dishwashing liquids, and laundry detergents.


nasser s. said
1560 days ago
I had accidentally drank palmolive liquid dish soap 2 hours ago a family member cleaned my bottle which isn't transparent and left the soap in there I thought it was still my original drink and took a huge gulp i called poision control they told me it's ok just drink 8 ounces of water nothing else they told me don't vomit don't take a laxative later started feeling dizzy light headed a migraine and eyes burning i started to do some research come to find out. It contains all these horrible ingredients

Water , Ammonium C12-15 Pareth Sulfate , Magnesium Isododecylbenzenesulfonate , Lauramidopropylamine Oxide , SD Alcohol 3-A , Sodium Xylenesulfonate , Sodium Chloride , Fragrance , Pentasodium Pentetate , DMDM Hydantoin , Sodium Bisulfite , D&C Orange No. 4 (active ingredients: Triclosan 0.12%).


Dianna H. said
1389 days ago
No burning pain from Deodorant...


Monika Z. said
1243 days ago


Karla A. said
1234 days ago
I have a bad rash all over my body from Suavitel, a fabric softner made by the Colgate-Palmolive company. I want to know if a class action lawsuit has been filed, and if i can be added to the list?


Karla A. said
1234 days ago
I have a bad rash all over my body from Suavitel, a fabric softner made by the Colgate-Palmolive company. I want to know if a class action lawsuit has been filed, and if i can be added to the list?


Karla A. said
1234 days ago
I have a bad rash all over my body from Suavitel, a fabric softner made by the Colgate-Palmolive company. I want to know if a class action lawsuit has been filed, and if i can be added to the list?


Monika Z. said
1230 days ago


Karen H. said
558 days ago

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