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P&G Old Spice Deodorant Defective Products Class Action Lawsuit Filed


Santa Clara, CA: Proctor & Gamble (P&G) is facing a consumer fraud class action lawsuit alleging its Old Spice deodorant “ regularly and routinely causes rashes, irritation, burning and other injury to unsuspecting consumers.”

Filed by Rodney Colley on behalf of himself and all others similarly situated, the lawsuit contains a photo of Colley’s armpit areas, alleging that the severe rash depicted in the images was caused by Old Spice deodorant.

Further, the lawsuit alleges numerous complaints have been registered against the product online, citing adverse reactions to the Old Spice deodorant and no adequate warnings or safety notices on the products.

The lawsuit names the following Old Spice brands:

Old Spice After Hours Deodorant,Old Spice Champion Deodorant, Old Spice Pure Sport High Endurance Deodorant, Old Spice Artic Force High Endurance Deodorant, Old Spice Bearglove Deodorant, Old Spice Lion Pride Deodorant, Old Spice Swagger Deodorant, Old Spice Fresh High Endurance Deodorant, Old Spice Aqua Reef Deodorant, Old Spice Classic Fresh Deodorant, Old Spice Fiji Deodorant, Old Spice Wolfhorn Deodorant, Old Spice Champion Deodorant.

Plaintiffs are represented by Thomas J. Connick of Connick Law.



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Reader Comments

I have permanent burns and other deodorants burn when I use them.
Posted by Kevin A Pone on

Both husband and son have had horrible reactions to Old Spice deodorant . Armpits on fire with bumpy red rash
Posted by Amy Thunell on

Purchased many times. Itchy and still have the product in our home.
Posted by Sara Cilloni on

I finally gave up using Old Spice after being a customer for over 40 years. I still get a rash and uncomfortable itch if try to go back to using it again. You can have the two i have kept
Posted by Willard Lilly on

Used Old Spice Swagger Deodorant ( Red Zone Collection) 1 time because I was out of my normal deodorant on a Monday morning. By Monday night my armpits were on fire. It left armpits with a red rash and hurting where I had applied the deodorant. I am hoping it goes away on its own.
Posted by Shane Barna on

Would like to be part of this claim, both my husband and my son experienced this when using swagger.
Posted by Hattie Hawkins on

I have been using old spice deodorant for several years and just noticed a red ring rash under both arm pits.
Posted by Sheanan Maudsley on

I had to stop using product because of all of the burns and rashes in my armpits! I thought I was just allergic to the deodorants until I read similar complaints against old spice! Glad I took pictures!
Posted by Brian Beamon on

I used the aqua reef antiperspirant/ deodorant and it was awesome. My local Walmart quit carrying it but continues to carry just aqua reef deodorant which cause a rash in my armpits. I have had to discontinue using the deodorant because of the burning.
Posted by Tom foster on

I went thru 12 Rounds of Chemotherapy and I never experienced anything like the burning under my arms after using OLD SPICE DEODARANT!!!!
Posted by Kenneth F. Watkins Jr. on

I have been wondering about the old spice and irritation and rashes my fiance experienced and me too. I am glad I seen this today. Darn, I just bought some so I will have to buy something more natural now.Wow....we can't trust nothing anymore.
Posted by Janice V on

Would like to be apart of this claim, we have also experienced the burning red rash with old spice deodorant.
Posted by Danielle Sunkle on

My husband had used Old Spice for years and has never had an issue. He switched when my son started using some other. Recently as my son no longer lives here my husband went back to Old Spice. About a month ago he started getting a rash. He stopped using and I put aloe ointment on and rash went away. He started using it again and it came back. We did this 4 times thinking at first it couldn't be Old spice. But now we know it was. There is something in there product that they have recently changed. So Sad he really liked it years back.
Please ad us to this claim
Thank you
Posted by Deen Lessard-Kane on

My husband has used old Spice for years to he loves the fiji, and swagger but we don't buy it anymore. He used it in April, and he got a nasty rash, and it was burning him.

It was terrible we threw it away
Posted by Bryant burney on

My son ended up with a horrible oozing rash under his arm that was quite painful. We thought it was just a fluke. Then he saw something on Facebook about this class action lawsuit being filed. All of these people and Old Spice is saying that it's nothing?!?!? We've stopped buying their products. How many people need to suffer before you own up to this Old Spice?
Posted by Kim Martinez on

Shame on Old Spice. That name was a household word when I was growing up. So I trusted buying it for my 16 year old grandson. Severe itching. burning etc. Aloe helped. I want to be part of this lawsuit. These products obviously not tested before unleashing on the consumer!
Posted by donna polofsky on

Omg it was so so bad i had to go to the dr because mh armpits and part of my arm blistered
Posted by Kevin horton on

i would get a rash so bad it burned. i would lay with a fan blowing on it
Posted by melanie mcgarity on

I've used old spice for awhile I don't know if it's a specific date or what but I have 2 sticks of the Fiji and the one that's almost out didn't effect me until I used the new stick and my arm pit was on fire this morning. I got my wife to look at it and she said some skin was peeling off like a sun burn. I don't know what to do, it itches like crazy and burns.
Posted by Matthew elkin on

I've used old spice Original High Endurance Deodorant for the past 3 days and as a result I now have a large burn with blistering under my left arm pit and a slight burn under my right armpit. I have never had this reaction to any other type of deodorant before.
Posted by Francs Kole Kearney on

My husband has been using Old Spice for years and has never had an issue until recently. About 3 weeks ago he started getting a rash. He stopped using and put oilment on and rash went away. So he started using Old Spice again and it came back. There is something in there product that they have recently changed.
Posted by Trish on

I received some Old Spice deodorant for Christmas as part of a gift set and the day I first used it I had itching and burning of my underarms so I stopped using it. A few weeks later I used it again with the same result so I threw it away and thought no more of it until I saw this post.
Posted by Robert Olguin on

Wow my husband used this and after only his second day he came home thriving in pain and itching so bad he was going nuts, he said please help somethings wrong with my armpits so he took off his shirt, lifted his arm and I said "what the heck did you get into, you have some blisters with a purplish rash" and I took plenty of pics, He said I didn't do anything my armpits started hurting this morning and as the day went on it got worse, after I helped him calm down his armpits we discussed what it could be from and hmm the only thing we had gotten different was 2 days before he bought the OLD SPICE DEODORANT.
I said DO NOT put any more on and let's see if that stops it and hmm yep it stopped but we thought it was just him because we didn't hear of anyone else until now.
I have to say pretty sad !!!! All these men did was but deodorant, a basic necessity and it caused this!!! Makes a person wonder?
Posted by Jami Betts on

I used one application of Old Spice Pure Sport High Endurance Deodorant and my arm-pits were severely burned.
Posted by Albert Turner on

I used Old Spice several times but I bought a new scent and within 5 minutes of applying the deodorant my arm pits were on fire. The entire area, about 6 inch by 2 inch wide was extremely red and burning. I washed the area off but the pain continued for several hours, I had to miss work that day because was in pain and had to keep my arms in the air.
Posted by Chand on

I used Old Spice several times but I bought a new scent and within 5 minutes of applying the deodorant my arm pits were on fire. The entire area, about 6 inch by 2 inch wide was extremely red and burning. I washed the area off but the pain continued for several hours, I had to miss work that day because was in pain and had to keep my arms in the air.
Posted by Chand on

I'm a military contractor and Use OS deodorant here. How do I get into this CAS?
Posted by Jeffrynagy on

I used Old Spice Deodorant for several years. I suspected that something in the product was causing me to break out in a rash because every time i used it, this would happen. I would break out with watery blisters, skin red and peeling, highly itchy, and extremely painful to the touch. Nothing seemed to sooth the condition.

I personally think it might be the aluminumchlorhydrate they use in it, but I don't know. I do know that after I stopped using the product, that the painful rash eventually went away. Now I don't use anything except a mild soap and water when I shower. This product sucks and I am pissed off that they ever put it on the market!

How do I sign up for this class action lawsuit suit? Send me some information as soon as possible. These jerks need to pay for the problems they have caused at my expense...
Posted by Steven Cooper on

Husband used this magor rash in both armpits, itching had to switch too
Posted by yves larochelle on

This has been happening to me for the past year after using old spice deodorant. Who do I contact, as it has been causing an ongoing, burning, blistering rash in my armpits.I had the same issue and would get a horrible rash when I used the old spice high endurance deodorant. I would get a rash that would itch and burn severely. I quit using it and no longer get the rash. It took me quite a while to realize it was the deodorant because I had used old spice for years so I thought it was something else causing the rash. I finally decided to quit using the deodorant after I tried changing laundry soaps, almost got rid of my dogs, but once I stopped using the de and switched to new one the rash is gone
Posted by Brett Jackson on

I used this product got horible rashes in my underarms.I realized it eventually it was the Old Spice that caused this.I have known other dudes on 3 occasions who had the same or simmler rash like symtoms that I bet they used Old spice Deodorant and it was true they said.I have been some what traumatised by the experience causeing a parinoia hopeing it will never happen agian I avoid OldSpice Deodorant at all costs and realy apprehensive about using just any brand of deodorant Especially Old Spice which I know caused this.Since discontinuing use I have had no reoccuance thankfully..
Posted by Another Person on

This has been happening to me for the past year after using old spice deodorant. Who do I contact, as it has been causing an ongoing, burning, blistering rash in my armpits
Posted by Michael Groden on

i bought this for my husband and my boys and they all received a horrible rash under the armpit where the deodorant was applied the rash looked to form small like blisters, began to peel, burn, and sting with touch of anything including when air hit it clothing touch even water. it was a horrible experience for them to have to experience they even loss time from their school education and work as well. can you please send me a class action settlement claim form
thank you
Posted by rebecca jackson on

this has happened to my husband too. his armpits turn burnt red and then peel like a sunburn.
Posted by joey adney on

My son has been using the Old Spice Pure Sport High Endurance Deodorant and now has bad and painful rashes in his armpits...thanks Old Spice...I trusted your product.
Posted by Sheri on

I also have burns from old spice deodorant. Been to the dermatologist and says keep putting lotion on it It will not clear up
Posted by Donald Cousineau on

I have had the same issue with my Old Spice deodorant. I had no idea it was the deodorant actually causing the problem. I thought it was my laundry detergent which i switched and the rash did not go away. Very red with horrible burning. I will now quit using it for sure.
Posted by RAY ROOT on

My daughter used Dove and received burns in her arm pit. We contacted O&G and they said ut was nothing to do with theur product. The burns were so severe she cried for days.
Posted by Gina McCormack on

I suffered burns as well from using the product, we love like to be contacted via email regarding claim for class action.
Posted by William reynolds on

I've used Old Spice deodorant in the past and never had a reaction, now I have burns under each arm, very painful, they need to pull the deodorant off the shelves so this doesn't happen to anyone else
Posted by Deke Lowe on

Just wanted to add my two cents here. Don't know if it's the best place, but I too have had terrible reactions to old spice. Only recently. I've used it my entire life and about a month ago I went to a new brand. Applied the pure sport deodorant and within five minutes all the skin on my under arm sloughed off. Stopped for a couple days because I figured it could've been poor hygiene or maybe attributed to heat rash. Put it on again and it did the exact same thing. If my statement helps, by all means contact me. But I did do what any smart person would do and just switched. Regardless, old spice needs to be made aware of this.
Posted by Kent I. on

My arm pits have severe burns from using old spice swagger deodorant.
Posted by Michael dalessandro on

I used Lion Peide and had rash, severe burns and now have visible scars from the burns. Changed deodorant and burns healed but still have scars.
Posted by Jackson Hall on

I have also had issues with the old spice line of products not only did the deoderant burn my armpits but the old spice body wash has left my skin burning and now raw patches of dry red skin. im very unpleased.
Posted by tyson beaudette on

I had a serious rash after using old spice pure sports plus,had no idea other people had reactions until my wife sent me the article.VERY painful,lasted about a week
Posted by Justin Bourassa on

Used old spice sport high endurance for a couple of days... Broke out into heavy burning under arm pits. Have pictures and medical center visit documentation.
Posted by Jimmy villarreal on

I used to use old spice deodorant and discontinued because of rash and burning under armpits...I switched to something else, and the problem went away.
Posted by sharon jones on

I used old spice deodorant and broke out in a rash under arms were burning and I couldn't figure out what it was at first. Once I stopped using it my armpits started to heal however it left my armpits discolored and very sensitive to other deodorants that I use now.
Posted by Matt Herrera on

I used the Old Spice Pure Sport High Endurance Deodorant, and broke out in a rash.
went away when i stopped using the product,
Posted by stan ryba on

i used old spice bearglove deodorant and discontinued use because of the rash that it caused. i saw on facebook that there was a class action lawsuit against the maker of this brand of product. best way to contact me is by e-mail, thank you for your assistance in this matter.
Posted by Tomas Chico on

I had the same issue and would get a horrible rash when I used the old spice high endurance deodorant. I would get a rash that would itch and burn severely. I quit using it and no longer get the rash. It took me quite a while to realize it was the deodorant because I had used old spice for years so I thought it was something else causing the rash. I finally decided to quit using the deodorant after I tried changing laundry soaps, almost got rid of my dogs, but once I stopped using the de and switched to new one the rash is gone.
Posted by Robert G. Barber on

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