FTC Bars Paint Companies from Making False Claims About Their Safety
Paint companies, Benjamin Moore & Co., Inc., ICP Construction Inc., YOLO Colorhouse, LLC, and Imperial Paints, LLC agreed to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that they deceptively promoted products as emission-free or containing zero volatile organic compounds (VOCs) and made safety claims regarding babies, children, pregnant women, and other sensitive populations. The settlement bars them from making unqualified emission-free and VOC-free claims and other unsubstantiated health and environmental claims, and ensure adequate disclosures on their seals. Andersen Sleater Sianni represents individuals who have been duped by false advertising. Click here to read more about the paint companies settlement.